I joined DBS in 2017 as a Teacher of Psychology and Head of Year 12 Born and brought up in London, I completed my Psychology degree at City, University of London and some years later I completed my PGCE in Social Sciences at the Institute of Education, UCL. Other than achieving my qualifications, London is very dear to me since most of my family and friends reside there including my dance group. I semi-professionally trained in a classical Indian dance form called Kathak for the best part of 15 years and had the great fortune of performing on some of the most prestigious stages and venues from Westminster Abbey, Trafalgar Square to Buckingham Palace! Best Teaching Moment: There have been countless ‘best teaching moments’ for me at DBS. Last year, my A-Level Psychology students and I had the rare opportunity to meet and interact with Dr Philip Zimbardo in Abu Dhabi – an absolute legend within the field of Social Psychology – I think I was more stoked than my students! The next best teaching moment for me has to be coming back into school after every summer in August to see both my GCSE and A-Level students receiving their examination grades. The sense of relief, euphoria, the smiles, the tears and for some a complete surprise- these moments never fail to be priceless. Speaking of receiving results, this year, the best teaching moment needs to be dedicated to my year group – Year 11, class of 2020 – who through their hard-work, maturity and dedication achieved the highest set of IGCSE English Language grades in the history of DBS, surpassing even the national averages. Needless to say, I’m a very proud Head of Year indeed!
Head of Year 12 / Psychology Teacher