Alexa Prior grew up in the seaside town of Bournemouth, in the UK. She went on to study Anatomy and Developmental Biology at University College London. She continued her chosen career path with a Post Graduate Certificate of Education and work experience within London. Alexa’s passion to teach came from the positive educational experiences she had encountered during her younger years and it was these amazing memories that motivated her to try to provide the same for others. After 13 successful years in a leading Surrey independent boys boarding school she moved to Switzerland to join La Côte International School in 2014, where she now runs the Science Department.