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Reception Team

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    Kelly-Ann Downs

    Reception Class Teacher and Early Years Leader

    Kelly-Ann Downs

    Kelly graduated in 2005 from the University of Cumbria, with a BA (Hons) in Primary Education and a specialist focus in the Advanced Study of Early Years. She is extremely passionate about teaching and has a special interest in early childhood development and child centred learning. 

    After graduating, Kelly began her career as a teacher in Kent, where she taught for eight years across the Early Years Foundation Stage and Year One. During this time, she was subject leader for RE across the school and for English across lower primary. After many years considering a move overseas to teach in an international context, Kelly joined the Nord Anglia family in 2012, teaching across Early Years at BIS Abu Dhabi and whilst there held the role of FS1 leader and Deputy Head of Early Years for a large team. 

    Kelly moved to Shanghai and joined NAIS Pudong in 2016, with her husband and two children, Theo, now aged 12 and Evie, now aged 9. Kelly has really enjoyed her time at NAIS Pudong, and the exciting opportunities Shanghai has to offer for her and her children to develop as global citizens. Together they look forward to another year of adventures and being part of the NAIS Pudong family. 

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    Marushka Bunce

    Reception Class Teacher

    Marushka Bunce

    Marushka graduated with a degree in Zoology and then went on to qualify as a teacher, specialising in Early Childhood Education, at Nottingham University, UK. She has worked and lived in India, Oman, UAE, UK and after her 7th year in our sister school, NAS Jakarta, she is excited to join our team here at NAIS Pudong.

    Marushka is a passionate Early Years teacher who creates inspiring learning experiences for her students. She adopts an inquiry approach to teaching and learning and makes sure each day is full of wonder and challenge for her students. 

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