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Staff feature – Mrs Skelton

Mrs Skelton is a teacher of languages at Langley Senior School, and has been here for no less than 26 years and will be based across both Prep and Senior from September!

Jenny FIAs a pupil yourself, what is your fondest memory of school?
Getting to use the stationery from the big cupboard in the classroom!

During your school years, what was your biggest achievement?
Leading the school orchestra in concert, and also winning the drama competition with ‘Dracula Spectacular.’

Why did you decide to become a teacher?
I wanted a change from my career in sales and wanted to use my languages.

How would you describe it here at Langley?
A big family. Welcoming and fun.

What are the highlights of your teaching career so far?
Running trips to Germany over the years, and taking part in World Book day.

Is there a teacher that stands out for you?
Tim Batchelor was Head of MFL for 28 years and was a superstar – inspiring, kind and funny.

What do you like to do outside of work when you’re not teaching?
Painting, arts and crafts, reading and walking.

What advice would you yourself give to pupils?
Aim high, be positive, strive and ‘grasp the nettle.’

Published On: July 1st, 2021Categories: News

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