The start of the summer term has seen the arrival of 2 new members of
staff to the School’s Science Department and a new Head of Biology as
well as a Chemistry Laboratory Technician have been busy introducing
themselves to colleagues and pupils.
Reuban Strain, achieved a
BSc degree in Biomedical Science before gaining his PGCE teaching
qualification at Nottingham University. Whilst his first job was at
Trent College in Nottingham, Reuban also spent a year living and working
in the Nelson region of New Zealand, teaching at Motueka High School.
More recently, he worked at Kelly College in Tavistock, Devon for three
years and has moved with his family to North Shropshire to take up the
position of the new Head of Biology from Dr. Chatterjee, who is also
Head of Middle School and who will remain teaching Biology at the
Deputy Head Academic, explained, ‘In 2010, when Dr.
Chatterjee was promoted to the role of Head of Middle School, it was
always the intention in the future to give the position of Head of
Biology to another teacher and, now, with the growing number of pupils
in Middle School, I am delighted that we have recruited Reuban for the
Victoria Inge has also joined the Science Department as
the new Chemistry Lab Technician. She graduated last summer from the
University of York with a BSc in Biological Sciences and studied
Chemistry at A-level. She is interested in wildlife and is currently
studying part-time for a postgraduate certificate in Biological
Recording and Wildlife Management. Victoria confirmed ‘ I am also
interested in classical music and am looking forward to dusting off my
violin and playing with the School’s Orchestra’.
20th September 2012 Back to News