Who we are

Ysgol ar y Traeth : School on the Beach CIC      Registered Company no. 08564166

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Hannah has experience of teaching all ages.  She loves the beach, can sail and canoe and lives in wellies.  She studied zoology and marine biology at Liverpool University and worked in South Yorkshire secondary schools, becoming Head of Science.  Since moving to Colwyn Bay with young children she has worked with children at toddler groups and playgroups, has taught in local primary schools and delivered Science GCSE and BTec courses at secondary level.  She is a school governor.  As a teacher for the charity the NCT she supports parents with young families.

Hannah is a Level 3 Beach School Practitioner and has the REC Outdoor First Aid qualification.

She also has a BSc Hons Zoology, PGCE and Diploma in Antenatal Education.

Simone Baldwin

Simone has taught in many primary schools in North Wales and England specialising in English, drama and ICT.  She has worked on the Hounslow local authority advisory team going into schools to share innovative and sector leading good practice using technology.  She has developed and led workshops for teachers and parents on understanding and nurturing emotional intelligence.  She currently does teacher training, supports a local charity with its IT needs and works with adults who are at a challenging point in their lives.  Since moving to North Wales she has been learning Welsh.

Simone has a BA Hons Education, English and Drama.

She is an Apple Distinguished Educator and a Smart Accredited Trainer.

Simone has the First Aid at Work qualification

Nick Fleet

Nick finds North Wales the perfect playground for himself and his daughters.  He is happiest in a kayak, canoe or camping.  He has worked in outdoor centres and secondary schools leading the delivery of physical education and outdoor education.  He supports many children in their D of E expeditions and outdoor activities.  He has advised exam boards, schools and local authorities on teaching outdoor pursuits and the management of risk.

Nick has BEd Hons in Physical Education and Science and a Diploma in School Leadership.

He has far too many sailing, canoe, kayak, walking and climbing qualifications to list here!

Liz Cocks

Liz loves words and storytelling.  She has been Head of English and a school manager for many years.  Since retiring early from education she has been tempted back to work with young readers in primary schools and is getting quite addicted to life on the beach.

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