Helen has worked in education for 14 years. She is currently an Assistant Head in an inner London primary school, where she has led the transformation of play, achieving a Platinum Award. She is passionate about the value of play in developing the whole child and has seen first-hand the positive impact that high-quality play can have on children’s experience of school life.
She has also worked with children in other settings outside London and further afield in Mexico, South Africa and Guatemala, where play was integral to building relationships, overcoming language barriers and building trust between children and adults. She is also passionate about nature and the outdoors.