Rebecca Wood … our Student Support Coordinator
Rebecca joined Eggar's last term, and we thought it was about time we found out a bit more about her!
First memory of teaching?
I’m not a teacher but I have taught Taekwondo and yoga for many years. My first memory of teaching Taekwondo is realising that I had to swap my left and right so that I could teach in mirror image. This now means I get my lefts and rights confused all the time!
First impression of Eggar's?
Friendly, welcoming and lively.
What's the best thing about teaching?
Hearing students’ ideas. Teaching is a two-way activity.
What is your favourite animal and why?
My favourite animal is an otter. They are playful, mischievous and intelligent. I saw one in the wild for the first time this year when on holiday in the Outer Hebrides.
When you’re not being our Student Support Coordinator, what do you do?
I love to travel and explore different countries and cultures. I am also studying to become a Medicinal Herbalist which involves lots of Chemistry and Biology!
Any other interesting facts?
I am a 2nd Dan Black Belt in Taekwondo and was a member of the England squad for sparring and patterns. I won a silver medal in the World Cup for patterns (sequences of defensive and offensive moves against an imaginary opponent) and special technique (jumping very high and performing a powerful kick to a target).
Do the Maths! Year 10 students Libby, Evie, Jess and Cali took up the Alton School Maths Challenge this week. Working with four future Eggar's students from Bentley School, they tackled three rounds of very difficult problem-solving maths. They were fantastic ambassadors https://t.co/onVvrb3qcJ 10:18 PM - 25 Jun 2022
It's Fri-YAY and we're celebrating Matt D and his performance at the National Schools Biathle last weekend. He was placed 2nd in the Year 7 Boys race. (Biathle is an event that can involve a runswimrun course, or simply a swimrun course). #SoundsExhausting #GoMattGo https://t.co/pIe7RXQUpa 6:00 PM - 24 Jun 2022
All rounders! Year 9/10 girls continued their strong rounders season yesterday with a 9.5 to 8 win against Alton School. The team were led to victory by Gemma (Batter of the game) and Charlotte (Fielder of the game). #WeAreEggars #GreenArmy https://t.co/nJ2EQkRBBx 3:38 PM - 23 Jun 2022