Miss Graves - Head of Attenborough House

House Background...

Attenborough House is named after the British broadcaster, biologist, natural historian and writer, Sir David Attenborough. He is best known for presenting documentaries about animal and plant life on planet Earth, and is an advocate for environmental causes, such as increasing biodiversity, switching to renewable energy and mitigating climate change. Those students and staff who are fortunate to be in Attenborough House are adventurous, inquisitive and passionate!

About Me...

Subjects taught – PE

How long have you taught at SWRA – 5 years

Past School/s – SWRA is the only school I have ever taught at!

Studied At – I went to KGGS as a student, and then went to Loughborough University where I studied Sports Science and Management, followed by my PGCE in Physical Education. I then completed my Masters there alongside teaching at SWRA.

Favourite...

Movie: Mary Poppins

Childhood Book: Anything by Jaqueline Wilson

Colour: Green obviously!

Drink: A nice cup of tea

Food: I love food, but there can only be one winner – chocolate!

Sports: Badminton, dance and netball are my favourite to do myself, but I love watching gymnastics and athletics, and I love teaching rugby and trampolining!

Some Other Stuff...

Hobbies: Hiking, camping and baking

Pets: None of my own, but our family dog is called a sprocker spaniel called Oakley.

Dislikes: Horror movies, shopping and coffee

Interesting fact/ talent? I was one of the Torch Bearers ahead of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games!