Academic Head

Kasia Baxendale


Kasia is a very experienced English as an Additional Language (EAL) teacher, CELTA qualified, having worked in the field for more than 20 years. She has taught in a number of schools including three UK independent schools and has taught ages 4-18, as well as adults. She currently works as Head of EAL at Edge Grove Preparatory school, Hertfordshire. Kasia works tirelessly to ensure the Rainbow Centre English programme is continually outstanding, that it teaches the children key English skills in engaging and challenging ways. She regularly visits the Centre and Skypes several times a week to ensure the consistency and progression of the teaching. Kasia has brought the teaching of English to a dynamic and interactive level which has inspired the children and local teachers. She also works with the pre-school and nursery bringing Montessori teaching methods to life. Kasia is a key member of our small team working as a volunteer. Kasia lives with her two children and husband Harry, who is a housemaster at a boarding school near Hertford.

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