• BSc Physical Education (Hons), University of Limerick, Ireland
• Certificate in Exercise and Health Fitness (Distinction), NCEF, University of Limerick, Ireland.
• PGCE in Sport and Exercise Nutrition (Distinction), University of Ulster, UK
Upon completion of her BSc in Physical Education, Laura started her teaching career in Abu Dhabi, UAE. While she was teaching a variety of sports from kindergarten to Year 12, she has also enjoyed playing Rugby with the Abu Dhabi Harlequins and Gaelic Football with Na Fianna, Abu Dhabi.
In order to broaden her experience, Laura then moved on to London, UK where she taught KS3 and KS4 PE, whilst leading GCSE PE, the Duke of Edinburgh Award and the Sports’ Leaders UK Award.
After three years in London, Laura returned to Abu Dhabi where she continued to teach PE and has enjoyed being a Pastoral Lead for multiple year groups. Laura has a passion for ensuring student wellbeing is an integral focus of school life, and is an advocate for the strong link between physical activity and mental wellbeing.