Senior Management Team
“The management team provides highly committed and clear educational direction”.
ISI Inspection Report
Jane Still has a B.A. (Hons) degree in French and a PGCE in primary and middle years education. She taught in France and in England before moving to Belgium, where she worked as a translator when her children were young.
She spent many wonderful years managing an English-language children’s bookshop. In addition to the joys of meeting children and opening boxes of new books, she also worked closely with local and international schools, promoting books and running workshops and book fairs. She is passionate about children’s literature and about helping every child to discover the books that will inspire them.
In her spare time she plays the oboe in a village band and spends as much time outside as possible, gardening, walking, or on the edge of a football pitch watching her (now grown-up) children!
“Leaders and managers at all levels are highly effective in ensuring fulfilment of the school’s philosophy and aims”.
Resources Director Helen Prescott has been a primary teacher for over 25 years after obtaining a Cert Ed and B Ed from the University of Wales.
She has also taught in the UK , Kuwait, Egypt and the Czech Republic.
In her spare time she enjoys the outdoors, reading and spending time with her family.
Year 6 teacher and
Key Stage 2 co-ordinator
After a career in the Royal Air Force, Beverley Tranter trained to become a teacher.
She has a BA (Hons) in Humanities and a PGCE. Beverley worked in France and England before joining BISB in 2009. She has recently taught, and been involved in teacher training, in India.
She is also a qualified LAMDA (London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts) teacher. Beverley is married with a grown up son who spends most of his life involved in outdoor pursuits.
She enjoys reading, updating her computer skills and gardening. Beverley is our Junior Building Co-ordinator.
Nursery Teacher and
Alison Davies has a D.P.Q.S specializing in Early Years Education and has over 20 years experience in this field.
She is passionate about providing a positive, stimulating and fun learning environment, for children in the Early Years. Alison joined B.I.S.B. in 2007 and is currently working as a Nursery teacher in the Nursery class.
Her last working position before taking a career break was in Oxford, England, where she was the manager of a workplace day nursery.
Her free time is spent with her family, but she also enjoys reading, studying Flemish and trying to cycle and walk in the lovely Belgium countryside.
She also works voluntarily as part of a pastoral care. team and enjoys meeting a wide variety of people through this. Alison is one of our Infant Building Co-ordinators.