I have worked at Holyrood for 16 years and I am now a Teaching Assistant and a keyworker for students with a physical or sensory need. I am also a Bronze Duke of Edinburgh assessor, which is something you will be able to participate in further up the school. Outside of school I enjoy cooking, gardening and walking especially along the coast.
I have been a Teaching Assistant here at Holyrood Academy for 13 years, and am also an ELSA Coordinator. When not at work, I like to spend time with my family, and visit National Trust properties learning about the history and lives of people that once lived there. I also enjoy walking, especially along the coast.
I hope you are all looking forward to a new adventure at Holyrood. I have been a Teaching Assistant since 2009 and have spent the last 3 and a half years at Holyrood Academy. Part of my role is Forest School Assistant, which I love! I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, going to the beach, listening to music, dancing and growing fruit and vegetables.
I have been a Teaching Assistant for 5 years in a multitude of different places. Before Holyrood I worked for the Pauline Quirke Academy, teaching students how to direct and shoot their own films. I have been at Holyrood for 2 years now, but before this I studied Film and Television Production, directing films and making small videos. When I'm not at work here, I work as a semi-professional Voice Actor. Projects I have been a part of include Skywind (TES Renewal project), Darkest Dungeon Lore and Odyssey of the Dragonborn. I also have my own YouTube channel where I create audio-dramas of the Throne of Glass series.
I am a Teaching Assistant at Holyrood Academy and have worked here for nearly 2 years. Before joining the team at Holyrood, I spent 15 years supporting students as an Assistant SENCo at a local primary school. Spending time with my husband and our two grown ups sons is my most favourite thing to do in my spare time but I also enjoy running, cycling, walking and going away in our campervan.
I am a Teaching Assistant and have been a member of staff at Holyrood Academy for nearly a year after moving down to Somerset with my family from Bedfordshire. My last school was a middle school where I worked as a Higher Learning Teaching Assistant in Maths. I enjoy reading and walking my dog in the beautiful countryside down here.
I am a Teaching Assistant, Exam Access Coordinator and a Tutor. I was a student here at Holyrood and decided to come back to work here as I enjoyed the experience so much! When I'm not in work I enjoy crafting and painting with my kids and sneaking in some gaming when I have the chance.
Roger Kinsella I am a Teaching Assistant at Holyrood and have recently come into this profession from RADAR and missile engineering as a civilian and Royal Navy. When I'm not at work I enjoy having adventures in the woods with my 2 kids, camping and computing.
Olivia Henry-Riley I have been a Teaching Assistant at Holyrood since January 2020. I also attended Holyrood as a child. Before becoming a Teaching Assistant I used to work with horses and children with SEND. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and going out on adventures throughout the countryside.
Becci Austin I first became a Teaching Assistant in 1999, I have experience of primary as well as secondary education and have worked at Holyrood for 3 1/2 years. I find my role of supporting students to be happy, kind and successful is extremely rewarding. When I’m not at work I enjoy spending time with my husband, keeping myself fit, cooking and reading.
Victoria Hawkins I have been a Teaching Assistant at Holyrood now for almost a year, as part of my role here I am the Autism Keyworker. Before joining the team, I worked for Cunard and P&O cruises in the kids' club department. When I'm not at work I enjoy going paddle boarding and spending time with my family.