Middle Leadership Team
Kacey Greig, originally from the United Kingdom, has lived in the Gulf for almost 20 years. Schooled in Bahrain, Kacey’s teaching career has been inspired by her mother and sister, who both work as educators in the Kingdom. From an early age, she was exposed to teaching through regular visits to her mother’s classroom, where she was able to spend time with children, moving on to work herself, across Early Years and Key Stage 1 as an assistant where she developed her passion as an educator and grew a love for the Early Years. Kacey has since then completed her qualifications as an Early Years Educator and is currently in her final year of a BA in Early Childhood.
Being at Nadeen School for the past eight years, Kacey firmly believes that it is not only an exceptional environment for children to flourish, but Nadeen also allows staff to develop their skills as practitioners. Kacey has had many opportunities to represent Nadeen at BSME conferences in Dubai and work with outside international professionals to develop specific key skills.
Outside of the class, when she is not studying, Kacey enjoys spending time with her two dogs and finds nothing more relaxing than crafting and designing. Keen to lead a healthier lifestyle, Kacey has an interest in nutrition and keeping fit. She also enjoys teaching both swimming and gymnastics, holding a British Gymnastics and Swimming STA qualification.
Head of Early Years (Nursery and Reception)Email Kacey Greig
Kate Fellowes has lived in Bahrain for over 20 years, growing up here and experiencing the international education system herself. She is a long standing member of the Nadeen community having worked at the school for over 10 years. She completed a BSc Applied Geography from Bournemouth University. Kate began her Nadeen journey as a member of the administration team and went on to complete her PGCE from the University of Buckingham instilling a whole-school approach to not only her teaching but her leadership style. Kate has been a member of our school leadership team for several years and brings an enthusiastic and extremely Nadeen-centered approach.
Kate has worked with children across all year groups with a focus on Key Stage 1. She has a passion for pastoral care, understanding the importance of children feeling happy and safe in school. She drives forward pastoral care as the heart of what makes this school a family. She is also a certified Designated Safeguarding Leader and part of the school’s Safeguarding team. Kate truly believes in an inclusive community and ensures the physical and emotional well-being is at the forefront of education.
Outside of school, Kate is interested in keeping active through walks, especially with her rescue dogs, gym with her friends and being a part of the Bahrain netball community. She has a passion for all animals and this is evident with her current total of adopting nine animals, often visiting and supporting rescue shelters here in Bahrain.
Kate is excited for the next steps along Nadeen’s journey and seeing the concept from years ago finally coming into tangible fruition.
Head of Key Stage 1 (Years 1 and 2)Email Kate Fellowes
Hannah Sultan is an experienced KS2 teacher and has also taught Y7 classes in a middle school setting. She completed a BA in English at University of London followed by a PGCE from Roehampton University of Surrey. Hannah taught for many years in a vibrant London school, during this time she held various Subject and Year Group leader roles. She also attended and led many residential trips which allowed her to experience first hand the benefits to pupils of real life learning opportunities and being challenged -yet supported- to move outside their comfort zone.
Hannah moved to teaching internationally in 2014. She taught in British International schools first in Egypt, then Thailand, before moving to Bahrain. She is inspired by the truly international community at Nadeen School and values the opportunity to follow the best practice of the British curriculum whilst having the flexibility to adapt to our local community and apply best practice from around the world. Hannah is passionate about the pastoral aspects of being a class teacher and develops strong relationships with pupils, getting to know them as individuals and being able to both support and challenge them appropriately.
Outside of school, Hannah enjoys spending time with friends and family, staying active and spending time outdoors. She loves to travel and explore new places and experience other cultures.
Head of Lower Key Stage 2 (Years 3 and 4)Email Hannah Sultan
Stephanie Andronikos is an international educator who has worked in top private schools around the world. She has graduated from a Brisbane Secondary School and achieved her Bachelor of Education and then her Graduate Certificate of Leadership in Education at QUT University in Queensland. She has also completed her NPQSL qualification via the UK.
Stephanie worked across Primary and Secondary in a leading private school for 10 years in Brisbane, Australia, before moving to Slovenia and the British International School of Ljubljana. Working together with Principal, Paul Walton, Stephanie worked for 4 years as a Secondary Mathematics teacher and Head of Secondary, aiding in achieving ‘Outstanding’ in every category in the 2021 BSO Inspection.
Passionate about teaching and education, Stephanie specialises in transitioning students to Secondary in an all-through school setting, preparing them fully for Secondary school life. Academic achievement is just one of the many aspects of development in school, and she believes in getting to know her students, their interests and developing rapport to ensure that students feel fully supported throughout their development in Secondary. Outside of school, Stephanie enjoys getting out in the sunshine, meeting with friends, baking and also latin dancing when she gets the chance. Keen to explore all of the wonderful flavours Bahrain has to offer, she is excited to try something new and explore experiences outside of her comfort zone.
Head of Upper Key Stage 2 and 3 (Years 5, 6 and 7)Email Stephanie Andronikos
Servani had been the English Leader at Nadeen School since 2019. She has taught and led a variety of different areas of the curriculum since achieving her teaching qualification from the University of Middlesex in 2008. She has taught in 2 outstanding schools in London as an Advanced Skills teacher before she moved to Bahrain with her family.
Prior to teaching, Servani worked as the Head of Youth Participation and Parliament for the Department of Education in the UK. This has instilled a belief in equal opportunities and positive learning experiences for all. She displays this in her leadership and classroom practice.
Servani is passionate about English and strives to ensure the curriculum is rich in opportunities that enable students to access all the curriculum. Developing Nadeen’s multi-faceted approach to teaching the skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening is at the centre of what she believes will inspire children to develop a lifelong love for learning.
Outside of school, Servani enjoys traveling to new places, meeting with friends, baking and spending time with her rescue dog who is the newest member of her family.
Head of EnglishEmail Servani Pillay
Bonnie was born and raised in the United Kingdom, where she completed her post graduate certificate of education in London and continued to teach in Inner London for 5 years. In 2017, Bonnie completed her National Professional Qualification in Senior Leadership in the U.K. Bonnie was appointed Head of Primary within a whole through academy which gave her an excellent insight in leadership in driving initiatives across a school. Soon after becoming a mother, Bonnie moved to Bahrain with her husband. Bonnie has worked across the Year 5 and 6 team and led Mathematics across the Primary Phase.
Bonnie is passionate that all children can succeed in mathematics despite their starting point. Through her guidance, she has led staff in the development of a robust scheme of learning. She has embedded highly effective teaching strategies to give children the tools they need, mathematical confidence and resilience to solve problems independently.
Outside of school, Bonnie enjoys spending time with her two sons. She enjoys keeping fit through running and playing netball with her team.
Head of MathematicsEmail Bonnie Jones
Gerard Arthur comes from a small village in the West of Ireland. Gerard is a primary teacher with over 15 years of teaching experience. Gerard’s experience has been within a wide range of classroom settings from the mainstream class to ASD units and learning support. He has worked with various age groups from 7 to 12 years old. He has also been very fortunate to work in a range of socioeconomic settings from disadvantaged DEIS band schools in Ireland to private, outstanding schools here in Bahrain.
In Nadeen, Gerard is the staff representative on the Nadeen School Board of Governors. Gerard has been our CCS subject leader for the past three years. As a leader, he is always focused on all student successes. Gerard has been involved in curriculum design, the implementation of new programs and best practices for teaching and learning.
In the classroom, Gerard has a love for maths and has completed many courses and initiatives throughout his years teaching in Ireland. These courses develop, promote and foster a love of maths for children.
Outside of work, He is a very sporty person that especially enjoys playing his native Irish sports of GAA (Hurling and Gaelic Football) with the Bahrain GAA community called Arabian Celts. He has also taken a keen interest in Crossfit over the last few years. Gerard has been a manager of college sports teams in Ireland which involved recruiting talented young sportspeople to the college. Gerard truly believes in developing strong relationships as this is an integral part of who he is both professionally and personally. Gerard is looking forward to working with the whole Nadeen family as we
make the exciting move to our new Dilmunia campus.
Head of CCSEmail Gerard Arthur
Liam McCormick is an experienced international educator who has worked in a range of ‘Outstanding’ international schools across the world. Upon graduating with a first-class honours degree in Sport and Exercise Science at the University of Bath, Liam knew teaching gave him a greater sense of purpose. He then completed his PGCE in Primary Education at the University of Worcester. He has since taught in the United Kingdom, Qatar, Vietnam and now the Kingdom of Bahrain.
Leaving schools in a better place than when he started is Liam’s legacy. He firmly believes every child can and must achieve, and building positive relationships is at the heart of his philosophy. He is particularly passionate about computing, ensuring all students have the knowledge and skills to be successful in the 21st century. Outside of his working life, Liam enjoys spending time with his dog, Charlie, from Vietnam, skiing and diving across the world, and putting the time and effort into learning something new. Currently, Liam enjoys developing his programming skills and finding ways to help work smarter, not harder in both his personal and professional life.
Head of ComputingEmail Liam Mccormick
Rachel Hughes comes from a small town in Shropshire, England. Having moved to Bahrain over 40 years ago, she travelled backwards and forwards to the UK to attend boarding school. She would often be found in Nadeen School, during the holidays, assisting her mother in the office- who also worked at Nadeen for many years. She is a long standing member of the Nadeen community having now worked at the school for over 19 years.
Rachel completed a Diploma, with distinction, in TESOL from the London Teacher Training College. She began her Nadeen journey first, as a KS2 class teacher and then went on to create and implement the EAL programme at Nadeen School. Rachel has been a member of our school middle leadership team for several years and brings a valuable perspective to the team.
Rachel has a passion for EAL, supporting non-English speaking children to acquire the English language as quickly as possible and integrate into the classroom. With a long history at Nadeen School Rachel has seen the school grow and change over her 19 years of teaching and is looking forward to the most exciting change of all, a new campus!
Rachel has 5 children, all of whom began and completed their primary education at Nadeen School. She is a 4th Dan black belt in Taekwondo and has won medals in local competitions. She likes reading, listening to music, baking and spending time with friends and family.