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Mark Collinson

I have a degree in Business Studies from the University of Lincoln and completed my PGCE whilst based in Abu Dhabi from the University of Sunderland. I have worked in schools for the past 6 years starting as an Assistant Teacher then as an EAL teacher whilst working in Doha, Qatar. My passion in life has always been sport and therefore becoming a PE teacher is pretty much my perfect job.

My main hobbies are sport related and I am a keen Football Player, Cricket Player and Golfer. Being from the North I am also a big fan of Rugby League. My other hobbies include keeping fit and healthy and going to the gym and reading military history books. I am a big Arsenal Fan and have visited most premiership grounds whilst a member of their supporters club when I lived in the UK.

Compared to my previous school in Qatar, BIS Abu Dhabi is a lot more focused on offering a large range of sporting options for the students across all age ranges.  Hopefully within the next few years all students should have an opportunity to represent the school at the sport/activity of their choice.