• Our Lincoln Park Campus

    Our state-of-art facilities will inspire our children to be ambitious.

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  • Dedicated and Inspiring

    Our teachers are recruited for their ability to nurture lifelong learners and inspire each and every student

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  • Highest Quality Learning

    Our approach to learning gives each individual student the skills to thrive

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  • Love to Learn

    Our students love to learn, and our curriculum encourages inquiring minds and to always aim high

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  • Join Our Family

    We welcome you to our inclusive community. From day one, you and your child will feel at home with us

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  • Stay Connected

    Speaking directly with us is the best way to get your questions answered quickly. We look forward to hearing from you

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  • Keeping Track of Busy Lives

    Find out about the latest activities and developments in our school, including our new campus developments

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  • Lifelong Values through Skills Development

    The benefits of physical activity extend beyond the gym and work towards children’s inspiration and growth.

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Amy Newman

Amy Newman 2016

Reception Teacher

I am from a beautiful city in the south west of England, Salisbury. I attended the University of Plymouth, Rolle College in Devon where I undertook my teaching degree. After I graduated with my qualified teacher status I moved the East London to teach in the Borough of Newham. I loved getting to work with such a diverse community of people, learning about different cultures, languages and traditions. Moving to the USA has allowed me to continue this interest as I really enjoy travelling to different parts of the country. Chicago is a city I find rich in diversity and I really enjoy exploring the different neighborhoods and trying the different cultures of food around the city!

Creativity and challenge help our students get better every day. Teaching in the Early Years lends itself to being creative and challenging the children and myself everyday. I believe it is important to provide opportunities for children to be creative in their own way, that is relevant to them as they will often challenge themselves to further their learning.

  • Universities Attended: University of Plymouth, Rolle College
  • Degrees Earned: BEd Primary Education (Hons) QTS
  • Certifications Earned: Qualified Teacher Status
  • Professional Development Experiences: IPC Leader Programme, Teaching Yoga to Children, Middle Leaders Programme.
What our students say:

“I like the fun activities you put out.”

“You help me to spell words.”

“I like that you taught me how to use a number line.”

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