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  • Tamara Wooldridge

    Tamara Wooldridge

    Year 1 Teacher

    Tamara Wooldridge

    Tamara is originally from the United Kingdom and graduated from the University of Winchester. This is her first time teaching in an international school. Before moving to Hanoi, Tamara taught for 5 years across the Early Years Foundation Stage and Key Stage 1 in a Primary school in Southampton. During her time teaching in Southampton, Tamara was both History and Geography co-ordinator. In addition to her passion for teaching, Tamara loves to travel, explore new places and learn about different cultures. 

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  • Molly Hill

    Molly Hill

    Year 1 Teacher

    Molly Hill

    Molly trained as a teacher in the United Kingdom. She taught for two years in County Durham, as a KS2 classroom teacher and a P.E coordinator. After leaving the United Kingdom, Molly moved to Istanbul, where she spent two years teaching in KS1. Whilst in Istanbul, Molly thoroughly enjoyed learning about the history and culture of the City, as well as taking lessons in the Turkish language. When she is not teaching, Molly thoroughly enjoys reading, hiking, and exploring new and interesting places.

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  • Louise Upton

    Louise Upton

    Year 2 Teacher

    Louise Upton

    For the last 3 years, Louise has worked at Lyndhurst First School in Worthing, West Sussex. During her time there she has taught both Year 1 and Year 2 and has been P.E coordinator. During her time as P.E coordinator the school has won numerous locality competitions including Gymnastics, Multi-Skills and Boccia. She also loves to teach dance, gymnastics and trampolining and has enjoyed running extra-curricular clubs. 
    In addition to teaching, Louise enjoys travelling to new countries such as, Hong Kong, Uganda and across Europe. She relishes the opportunity to try new cuisines and exploring the culture and tradition that these places have to offer. 

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  • British International School Hanoi - Y2 Teacher

    Alice Cust-Hughes

    Year 2 Teacher/ Literacy Leader

    Alice Cust-Hughes

    For the last 3 years, Alice has worked at Christ Church Primary School in London, UK. During her time there, she has taught both in Year 4 and in Year 5 and has been the Key Stage 2 co-ordinator for Literacy and the Creative Curriculum. Alice is passionate about teaching creatively particularly in literacy where she enjoys using children’s books to inspire writing and has run an after school book club to further enthuse the children she has worked with. She also taught and led Philosophy for Children in her last school and loved these sessions as a way of allowing young children to explore and express new ideas.

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  • Bethan Watts

    Bethan Watts

    Year 3 Teacher

    Bethan Watts

    Bethan graduated from Roehampton University with a BA Hons in Early Childhood studies. Following this, Bethan went on to graduate with a PGCE in primary teaching from Hertfordshire University. Since 2014, Bethan has worked as a Year 3 teacher and Head of Geography at Hammond Academy in Hemel Hempstead, UK, where she also led the Rights Respecting School Award. In addition to this, Bethan is qualified in leading Philosophy for children. During a recent trip to Cambodia, Bethan spent a month teaching English as a Foreign Language to children in a small, rural school. In her spare time, Bethan enjoys arts and crafts, cooking and travelling.
     

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  • British International School Hanoi - Y5 Teacher

    Thomas Adams

    Year 3 Teacher/ Mathematics Leader

    Thomas Adams

    Tom taught for three years at Sacred Heart Primary School in Hartlepool. During his time there he has been the Gifted and Talented co-ordinator and has run many extra curricular activities, including football clubs and a talent show. Tom loves music, sport and travelling and has enjoyed exploring Hanoi and learning about Vietnamese culture. Tom joined BIS Hanoi in August 2013.

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  • Lydia Smith

    Lydia Smith

    Year 4 Teacher

    Lydia Smith

    Lydia completed her studies in Adelaide, Australia, where she worked for 3 years before moving to the UK. She taught for 2 years in several local schools in Glasgow, Scotland. During this time she worked in a range of different roles including Specialist P.E, Science and as a Primary Classroom Teacher. 
     

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  • British International School Hanoi - Primary Teacher

    Caroline Elliott

    Year 4 Teacher

    Caroline Elliott

    Caroline achieved her Post Graduate Diploma in Primary teaching in Aberdeen, Scotland. She taught for 3 years in Scotland and then ventured into the international teaching world. She enjoyed 3 years teaching at Garden International School, a British school in Bangkok, where she taught Year 3 and then Year 1. There she took on roles such as ICT coordinator, Year Book editor and School Fair coordinator. Next she moved to the British International School of Moscow, teaching Year 4 and taking on the responsibility of Maths coordinator for the school.

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  • British International School Hanoi - Y4 Teacher

    Paul Wild

    Year 4 Teacher/ Phase 2 Leader

    Paul Wild

    Mr Wild taught for 3 years in the UK, before joining BIS in 2014. He has worked as a Year 2 and Year 4 teacher. Mr Wild was the Primary Science Subject Leader for 2 years before becoming the Phase 2 Leader, which he loves. Mr Wild loves playing sport and challenging himself.  In the past he played lots of football but also competed at cricket, rugby, basketball and athletics in the UK. Since moving to Vietnam he has decided to take on a few new challenges and is learning to play tennis, joined a netball team for the first time and is taking up Ultra Running, having completed the London Marathon in 2014. There may even be a triathlon on the horizon. 

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  • British International School Hanoi - Y5 Teacher

    Sally Tong

    Year 5 Teacher/ IPC Coordinator

    Sally Tong

    While originally from the UK, Sally has taught for three years at St. Michael’s International School, Kobe, Japan. Prior to that, she worked as a Primary Teacher and has been the MFL and Creative Curriculum Coordinator at North Walsham Junior School, UK. She enjoys combining her passion with various extra-curricular activities, including Language and Drama clubs. Sally thrives on travelling in different countries and enjoys capturing moments through photography. After being in Vietnam for two years, she is still exploring Vietnam and learning about Vietnamese culture, while sampling great food!

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  • Emma Burden

    Emma Burden

    Year 5 Teacher

    Emma Burden

    Since graduating from the University of Plymouth with a BEd (Hons) in Primary education and English, Emma taught at a junior school in Bournemouth, UK for 6 years. During that time she was also the English coordinator. After that, she taught for 3 years on Jeju Island, South Korea in an international school working with Year 5 and was in charge of PSHE. Emma has run many different extra curricular activities during her career including ukelele, school musicals, Art, French, Spanish and SCUBA diving. When she's not teaching she enjoys reading, travelling, cooking, cycling and diving. 
     

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  • James Callan

    James Callan

    Year 5 Teacher

    James Callan

    James Callan  was born and grew up in Kent. Recently, he worked in St Albans as a Year 5 teacher, year group leader and Mathematics leader having previously worked in London and Leeds. He also taught for a short time in France. 

    James is passionate about languages, having learnt French from a very young age, and speaks French whenever possible. He is a keen footballer, cyclist and runner and  enjoys skiing. James has a  love  for music and is a keen reader (in both English and French) and enjoys socialising with friends. 

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