Alison O’Neil

What led you to teaching?

I have always wanted to be a teacher and when I was little I used to teach my toys.

What inspires you and what you do?

I am interested in nature and finding out why and how something happens. Geography is a great subject to teach.

What do you love most about Skippers?

My colleagues and all the children. It’s a really special place to work.

What was your favourite childhood book?

The house at Pooh Corner. By A. A Milne

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time? I play the trombone in the Mayfield band.