Prior to moving to Hong Kong, Mrs. Haines taught in England for eight years. She is an experienced Primary teacher who has gained experience across a range of year groups. In 2008, Mrs Haines graduated from the University of Gloucester with a B.Ed (Hons) in Primary Education. Over the course of her career, Mrs. Haines has also been a Phonics Co-ordinator and Curriculum Leader, which involved introducing and embedding the new English National Curriculum. Mrs Haines now leads English at NAIS, HK and has introduced many initiatives to improve literacy outcomes for our pupils.
She is passionate about bringing learning to life through quality literature and linking lessons to texts. Mrs Haines quotes, ‘The children I have taught show a real love of reading and can often be found engrossed in a great book!’
Mrs Haines is also a proud mother who enjoys hiking with her family and running when time allows. Mrs Haines considers herself a kind, consistent and passionate teacher. She enjoys learning about different cultures and visiting new countries.