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Year 2 (Key Stage One)

Meet our Year 2 teachers.

  • Sarah Newson

    Sarah Newson

    Year 2 Blueberry Teacher

    Sarah Newson

    Ms Newson has pursued two interconnected careers: having first studied Education and Modern Languages, she returned to university to gain a degree in Linguistics and also a PGCE. This means that besides many years teaching Primary, she has also been able to teach EAL. She conducted research and was a lecturer at the Universities of Reading and Hertfordshire in the UK and has a special interest in language development in children (native, bilingual and non-native speakers) and linguistics for education, for example development and support of reading skills in small children using the widely successful Oxford Reading Tree scheme.

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  • Emese Gottfried

    Emese Gottfried

    Year 2 Blueberry Assistant

    Emese Gottfried

    English Language Teacher, Szeged Juhasz Gyula Teacher Training College

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  • Rebecca Cummins

    Rebecca Cummins

    Year 2 Lagoon Teacher

    Rebecca Cummins

    After gaining a B.A in Physical Education with QTS at the University of Brighton, Miss Cummins started her career as a year 4 teacher in a large, multi-cultural school in London.  She spent two years teaching year 4 followed by a further two years in year 3 and was the qualified UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools representative. She left the UK in 2012 to explore Australia. While there, she taught at Mount St Patricks Primary School in Murwillumbah, New South Wales.

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  • Viktor Holeczy

    Viktor Holeczy

    Year 2 Ocean Teacher

    Viktor Holeczy

    Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Mr. Holeczy has a BA degree in Business and Music as well as an MA degree in Primary Education. He taught for two years in Budapest before joining our school to cover a maternity leave. Mr. Holeczy comes from a family of educators; his grandparents were teachers in Budapest.

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  • Tünde Kurcz

    Tünde Kurcz

    Year 2 Ocean Assistant

    Tünde Kurcz

    Ms Kurcz studied at the Teacher Training College in Esztergom, Hungary and after successfully graduating, she spent a year in the UK, working as a cover teacher in a small private school. Upon her return to Budapest, Ms Kurcz completed a CELTA course and began working in a language school as an English teacher. She joined The British International School, Budapest in 2011.

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