Rachel has been teaching for 21 years. She completed her Geography Honours degree at Hull University, spent some time living in Toronto, Canada, and worked at Anglia Television in Norwich, before deciding to make teaching her career. Rachel completed her PGCE at Goldsmith's in London before moving to Milton Keynes. She has taught in four schools in the local area.
As well as Geography, Rachel has also taught History, Humanities, BTEC Workskills and RE. She has been at Oakgrove School since it first opened in 2005 and been part of the growth and success of the school. Her particular interest is in physical geography and she really enjoys travelling to amazing locations to see glaciers, mountains, rivers and natural environments around the world.
During her career, Rachel has taken on a variety of extra responsibilities including running after school clubs, being a Head of Year, Head of BTECs, SLE for Attendance, completing Ofsted Inspector training (PQSI), managing and leading on behaviour and safety.
Rachel is currently Senior Assistant Headteacher at Oakgrove School for Safeguarding and the Safeguarding Lead across the MAT.