Mr. Daniel Marr joins BISS School with a wealth of experience in a variety of settings across different phases and age ranges.
Mr. Marr’s initial degree was a Bachelor of Arts in Education and Sport, fostering his need to apply his sporting acumen and successes to educate and coach those in a school setting. He then went on to complete his PGCE in Primary Education at Cardiff Metropolitan University specialising in Early Years and KS1. He has been involved in volunteer and paid work in education with schools and nursery settings for the past nine years. His experience is predominantly in the Primary and Foundation Phase in Welsh School’s which teach through a ‘Learning Through Play’ approach. Mr. Marr has been working at a British International School in Dubai for the previous 2 Years in a Year One Classroom.
Mr. Marr’s specialist area is in the Early Years and KS1 setting. His expertise lies in sport and he is looking forward to embracing the opportunity to take an extracurricular sporting clubs to impact positively upon the children’s sporting experience at BISS. Alongside knowledge and uptake of academia skills, Mr. Marr truly believes in exploring children’s interests and using them to plan effective lessons and access the innovative curriculum here at BISS. He believes that it is vital children are at the centre of their own learning and have a sense of ownership over their curriculum.
Meeting a wealth of new people, children and cultures Mr. Marr hopes to develop his understanding of China and see how the curriculum in Shanghai promotes this ever growing multicultural environment. He looks forward to sharing his ideas and learning approaches in a new school environment and to work with other highly experienced staff to promote rich learning opportunities.