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Kelly-Ann Downs

Kelly-Ann Downs

Reception Class Teacher and Early Years Leader

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, where she was Deputy Head of Early Years.

Kelly moved to Shanghai and joined NAIS Pudong in 2016, with her husband and two children, who are also students here. Kelly has really enjoyed her time at NAIS Pudong, and all it 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.