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Anna Whiteson

Anna Whiteson

English Teacher and Head of Key Stage 3

Anna joined our school in 2015. It soon became evident that Anna is a great inspiration for the students and her colleagues due to her passion for literature, art drama and music. Anna is a graduate of the University of Oxford where she studied English Language and Literature. Following her time at Oxford, Anna continued her studies at Cambridge University where she studied education and drama. Anna is also a talented musician and as an advanced singer has been a member of madrigal ensembles. Following her graduation, she taught in various London schools for eleven years. During this time, she held various positions including Head of English and Senior Academic Mentor in a large sixth form. Anna very much enjoys the exciting opportunities at NAIS Pudong and working with such enthusiastic and positive students. 

Anna has a passion for the Performing Arts. This year as part of her secondary leadership role she will work closely with the performing arts team to ensure high quality musical and dramatic outcomes.  Also have sung in the English Chamber Choir and the London symphony chorus As leader for Key Stage 3, Anna contributes to the wider academic discourse of the school by supporting students to acquire advanced thinking skills. He unique combination of academic and pastoral skills makes her well placed to ensure that highest quality learning experience for all our younger students. As such, due to her strategic leadership, students are well placed to embark upon a successful IGCSE journey at the end of Key Stage 3.

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