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  • Mr Harrie Thomson

    Mr Harrie Thomson

    Director of Physical Education and Sport

    Mr Harrie Thomson

    Before deciding on a career in teaching Harrie studied Sport and Exercise Science at Liverpool John Moores University and played 1st team rugby. After graduating he was employed by Charters Sports College in the UK who sponsored him during his initial teacher training and offered him a position on completion. His teaching philosophy is student centred. He aims to instil a belief in students that qualities can be improved through effort, challenge and experience. Harrie has had experience teaching all age groups KS1-5, organising various expeditions and sports tours internationally, additionally he has coached teams in various sports. His desire was always to teach internationally and when an opportunity presented itself at BSKL he jumped at the chance. He has been at the British International School Kuala Lumpur for 4 years and is currently Director of Physical Education and Sport. In his spare time he enjoys playing competitive rugby, football and participating in various forms of fitness training.

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  • Connor McAlister

    Mr Connor McAlister

    Head of Primary PE

    Mr Connor McAlister

    BSc Degree (Hons) Exercise & Health Sciences (University of Exeter);  Post Graduate Degree in Education (Manchester Met University)

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    Mr Jamie Reisman

    Primary PE Teacher

    Mr Jamie Reisman

    Jamie qualified as a primary school teacher in 2012, working as a class teacher at a school in London. Over the next four years he taught in a number of different year groups to develop his teaching practice. Throughout this time Jamie led a range of subjects including Science, Music and PE. In 2016, due to his expertise, passion and interest in physical activity, Jamie was given the full time role of Primary PE Teacher and Co-ordinator. This included teaching PE to children from EYFS to Year 6. During this period, he successfully developed key principles throughout the school to change the culture around physical activity and sports participation. Jamie has taught a range of different primary school sports from Dance and Gymnastics, to Football and Tennis. He is extremely passionate about PE and the effect it can have on children, developing a wide range of skills and empowering them to reach their potential.

    Jamie is a keen footballer and competitive runner. He has run 6 marathons and countless half marathons in the last 5 years. In Rotterdam, he reached his goal of a sub 3 hour marathon. He wants to encourage everyone to develop the resilience and growth mindset needed to achieve all of their goals.

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    Ms Charlene Sackley

    PE Teacher

    Ms Charlene Sackley

    Having completed her PGCE in Physical Education (Secondary) at Durham University, Charlene got her first teaching position in her home town of Hartlepool.

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  • Mr Gareth Pearson

    Mr Gareth Pearson

    Head of Aquatics

    Mr Gareth Pearson

    Gareth is originally from Yorkshire in the UK but has lived in Asia for over 10 years. He has worked in Thailand and Borneo before moving to join BSKL 4 years ago.

    As Head of Swimming at BSKL, Gareth believes in a broad, challenging and enjoyable aquatics programme that engages all students. He also teaches PE across the school and is heavily involved in all BSKL Lions teams.

    Outside of school Gareth enjoys competing in many different sports and plays rugby for the KL Tigers. He also enjoys the occasional round of golf with friends and travelling to new places.

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  • Wilson Chai Wai Seng

    Swimming coach

    Wilson Chai Wai Seng

    Wilson has been an avid swimmer ever since he was 12 and as he has trained at the national level as a competitive swimmer in Malaysia during his growing high school years. As time passed by, he decided to adopt his hobby as a profession. He prides himself with his patience and his ability to handle children of all ages delicately whilst setting challenges to improve their water confidence. Wilson loves to travel and experience different cultures and food.

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  • Matt Collins

    Mr Matt Collins

    Swimming Coach

    Mr Matt Collins

    NVQ Caring for Children and Young People Level 3, ASCA level 3 Coaching, ASA Level 2 Swim Teaching, NPLQ (Lifeguard Award), NICAS Climbing Award.

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    Mr Francis Kiu Koung Yun

    Head of Performance Swimming - Whole School

    Mr Francis Kiu Koung Yun

    Higher Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering.

    Francis has more than 20 years of part time and full time teaching and coaching experience.

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