Paul Madelin, Head of Environmental Science. PIEMA

Paul’s first environmental role was working on the UK Government’s “Are you doing your bit?” public education campaign of the early 2000s. Later, he became the Science Teacher at a special school in Surrey where he spent 8 years. Environmental Science has always Paul’s been passion and
he has now been teaching the subject for over 10 years, gaining numerous environmental qualifications himself along the way. An enthusiastic eco-tourist, Paul has visited the Galapagos and
Costa Rica, been tiger-spotting in India, swum with Manatees in Florida, and enjoyed many other wildlife experiences. He is a keen snorkeller, exploring the marine life of the Red Sea and elsewhere around the world. Paul holds Practitioner status within the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment and is a member of the National Association for Environmental Education.

Alex Reed, Environmental Science Teacher, BSc animal conservation science, Msc Endangered species recovery & conservation

Alex has been all over the world working on conservation projects. One of the most exciting was working in Bolivia setting camera traps for jaguars. Most recently she worked with Lisbon dolphins as a part of her masters degree and is hoping to start a PhD in the near future. Alex speaks nglish and Portugese.

Faye De Freitas, Head of English

Anna Belot, Environmental Science Teacher

Juliet Cassells, English and LUK Teacher, BA Languages, MA School Management

Juliet is passionate about learning and teaching languages and likes to help students gain confidence and achieve their goals. Having been an examiner for Cambridge, she always follows the students preparing for their exams closely. Each of her children live/have lived, studied and worked abroad – in Japan, Germany and the Netherlands.

Buddy, School Dog


My name is Buddy. I am a therapy dog in training. I’ve been told this means that it is my job to say hello to eveyone, give them hugs, let them pet me and give me treats.