Beverley Young, Teacher of Religious Studies

 

Wolverhampton Grammar School
Compton Road
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
WV3 9RB

bay@wgs-sch.net

  • BA Honours in History and Sociology, Reading University
  • PGCSE Institute of Education, UCL in Religious Education and Subsidiary in Drama

Beverley is responsible for the planning, preparation and delivery of Year 6, KS3 and KS4 Religious Studies at Wolverhampton Grammar School.

She also has pastoral responsibility for a Year 7 tutor group.

Beverley enjoys teaching Religious Education to Year 6 – Year 11. She also enjoy teaching PSHE and Aspire.

Previously, Beverley has taught Health and Social Care at Key Stage 5.

Farmington Fellow with Manchester College, Oxford.

Beverley has acted as an RE mentor and a Governor at Rising Brook High School in Stafford.

Beverley is involved in running an extra-curricular Cooking club on a Wednesday.

Beverley started my teaching career in London working in a selective state girls school, St Saviours and St Olaves.

She then moved to take on the position of Head of Religious/Education and PSCHE at Harris Academy in South London, which was the first City Technology College in the country. Whilst she was there the School won the most improved state school in the country and it became a beacon for excellence.

During her time at the school she was also in charge of Assemblies and was promoted to Deputy Head of Humanities.

As a result of her families relocation, Beverley worked in Staffordshire as an RE main scale teacher for Weston Road High School in Stafford, where her department was awarded Best department in Staffordshire in the SACRE Awards.

She then moved to Thomas Alleynes High School in Uttoxeter to take on the role as Head of Department whilst the current head was on maternity leave. She also taught Health and Social Care at A Level.

Beverley then worked at St Peters Collegiate School, Wolverhampton delivering RE and was promoted to Head of Department for Health and Social Care.

Beverley joined Wolverhampton Grammar School in September 2016.

“Wolverhampton Grammar School is so special as it has a wonderful sense of community which is passionately engaged in the pursuit of learning. There are fantastic opportunities for students to develop their interests, talents and skills. A strong pastoral system and school ethos enables the young people to develop their confidence and inspires them to think how they can make a positive footprint on the world around them.”

Beverley lives with her family in Staffordshire. She enjoys going regularly to the cinema and Theatre. She also has a passion for travel and loves to broaden her cultural experiences with regular trips abroad. Beverley also loves to swim and snorkel. When she has the time, she enjoys running on Cannock Chase and taking in the outstanding beauty that it offers. She is also actively involved in a local church in Stafford.

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