I began my teacher training in 2006 at Oxford Brookes University. After graduating in 2007, I began my teaching career as an NQT in a rural Secondary School called The Downs School in Compton, Newbury. I stayed at The Downs School for 5 years before making the decision to move to China. I worked at The British School of Guangzhou from 2012 to 2015 and moved up to Beijing in the Summer of 2015 with my husband, David Laird. I decided to move to China because I always wanted to work abroad. I wanted change, an adventure, and being a Geographer, I wanted to see more of the world. BSG and BSB have given me this opportunity.
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