Mrs. Thomas grew up in Germany and has a master’s degree in Theology. She is also a leader for Jesus Youth and has organised many of their evangelisation initiatives for children, youth, and families, including training, retreats, and conferences. She is married to Abhy and has four young children.
Mrs Rafferty was born and raised in South Africa, has a bachelor’s degree in English and History and trained for her PGCE at Christian Brothers’ College, Pretoria. While living in South Africa, she was a catechist for 8 years, sparking her interest in apologetics and defending the Faith. She started working in the UK as a teacher in 2007. She is married to Liam and they live with their children in Cambridgeshire.
Mrs. Lubbock was born in France, where she obtained her master's degree in British history from the Université Paris VII. In 2008, she moved to the UK to teach French and study for her PGCE at the University of Nottingham. She has been teaching ever since and now oversees our curriculum development as well as tutoring at the centre. She is an avid reader and loves roaming the countryside with her family.
Mrs. Thomas grew up in India, has an engineering degree in Food Processing and Preservation Technology and spent some time working in an engineering college before getting married. Her husband’s job brought them to the UK where they discovered the Regina Caeli community, of which they are delighted to have become a part. Zaina has volunteered in youth and children's ministry in various local churches and has four children with her husband Thomas.
Miss Toth gained her BA in Theology from King's College London, where she specialised in biblical studies. After graduating she worked in accountancy for several years. She has volunteered with young people in a range of contexts, both parishes and schools, as well as with the ASCENT Catholic discipleship process. In her spare time she loves being outdoors as much as possible!
Mrs. Morgan grew up in Italy, graduated in Italian Literature and went on to study and teach Italian as a foreign language in Florence as well as at Reading University. In 2013 she obtained her master’s degree in Dante and Medieval Studies. Paola and her husband Chris have been part of the Catholic movement ‘Communion and Liberation’ for decades and they have two boys.
Originally from Brazil, Mrs. Kelliher has been a PE and dance teacher since 2010 and has also worked as a teaching assistant in the U.K. She met her husband James while working on the preparations for the 2013 World Youth Day in Rio de Janeiro. They are delighted that their daughter is now old enough to join the Regina Caeli UK family!
Mrs Chidell is from Colombia and has been living in the UK since 2020. She has a bachelor’s degree in graphic design and a master’s degree in marketing from the University of the Andes, Bogotá. She volunteered in a social program for disadvantaged mothers and children in Colombia and has also taught catechesis to children and young people.
Mrs. Cephas was a physiotherapist in India before she moved to the UK ten years ago. She went on to study IT and worked as an automation test analyst. She and her family love travelling. They recently moved to Bedfordshire and feel blessed to be part of this wonderful Catholic community and education system.
Mrs. Gregorczuk studied journalism at Cardiff University, holds an MA in International Journalism and has been working in TV and Radio for over a decade. Her passion is motherhood and translating the Word of God into the home environment. Marta and her husband Lukasz are members of Cor et Lumen Christi Catholic Community.
Miss Gillick is the youngest member of our team and is currently studying foundation courses at the Open University in place of A levels. She specialises in the Arts and Humanities and has worked part-time in between her studies at home in Montessori and private school nursery settings. She is the fourth of six children and is delighted to be working at the Regina Caeli UK this year.
Mrs Kay is married to Martin and is the mother of three adult children. She is a graduate in French and German from Bedford College, London University and worked as a medical secretary in the National Health Service before retiring. Martin and Barbara have been part of the community at Christ the King Church, Bedford, for more than thirty years and Barbara is also the Northampton Diocese Representative of the Latin Mass Society. She loves nature and the countryside, is a life member of the National Trust and enjoys making cross-stitch greetings cards for family and friends.
Mr Peachey has degrees in History from the University of Oxford, English from the Open University, and Chinese Studies from SOAS, University of London, as well as a postgraduate diploma in Lake District Studies from Lancaster University. An avid collector of degrees, he is currently working on a PhD in Theology at the University of Nottingham. He has taught a wide range of subjects in schools and to home school groups, including History, English, Critical Thinking, Drama, Government and Politics, Latin, and Theology. Mr Peachey is the author of eight books on topics as varied as Catholic education, literature and history. Two of these books - A Little Book of British Saints and Meg and the Great British History Mystery - were written specifically for Regina Caeli Academy. Mr Peachey and his wife have two children and, to his great surprise, an expanding menagerie of pets.
Thomas Pink is Professor of Philosophy at King's College London. He read history and philosophy at Cambridge, where he also received his PhD. After working for four years in London and New York for a City merchant bank, he returned to philosophy in 1990 as a Research Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge. He then lectured at Sheffield University prior to moving to King's in 1996.He works on metaphysics, ethics, philosophy of law and political philosophy and on late medieval and early modern philosophy. His publications include books on free will and the theory of action and articles on ethics, political philosophy and on early modern theories of natural law. He has published several books, including Free will: A very short introduction, and the Psychology of Freedom, as well as important articles on the Catholic Faith; such as the interpretation of Dignitatis Humanae and the crisis in the theology of baptism.
Justin has had a long career in business and is currently part of the management team at an FTSE 250 company. He read Modern History at Oriel College, Oxford, and holds a Diploma in International Relations from the Johns Hopkins University's Bologna Centre.
Grace has worked in schools both in France and in England and has also worked in Parliament, including for the Shadow Minister of State for Schools. She lives with her family in Bedfordshire.
Robert is the Director of International Campaigns for 40 Days for Life, a pro-life organisation. He has a degree in History from King’s College London, a diploma in Philosophy from the University of Leuven and an MA in Pastoral Education from Maryvale Institute. He is the author of the book: A Pure Heart Create For Me: Theology of the Body Today.
Kara has degrees in Biology from Royal Holloway, University of London, and Medicine from Guy’s, King’s and St Thomas’ School of Medicine, London. She is a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners and works part-time as a family doctor. Kara and her family live in Bedfordshire.
Thomas' education was in Mathematics at the universities of Belfast, Leeds, and Bristol. He is married to Theresa and has three adult sons. He has spent most of his working life in the software industry. He stopped working in software in 2003 and since then has been involved in teaching (Maths, Physics, Latin) at Chavagnes International College and pursuing a number of personal writing projects.
Our tutor Mrs. Lubbock taught at every level from primary school to university. After a hiatus from teaching history at the University of Nottingham, she joined us as a tutor. Here’s why she made the change.
Mrs. Jones taught in mainstream schools for a decade before she joined us as a tutor. She shares what it is like to share the responsibility of teaching children with their parents.
We have aimed to keep our uniforms affordable for families whilst also being distinctive and of good quality. If you would struggle to afford uniforms for your children, please let us know.
Understandably, the idea that they are the primary educators of their children can seem overwhelming to parents. However, it makes sense when we think about how children naturally learn so much about how the world works from their parents.
Many parents have seen first-hand how the culture of mainstream and even faith schools can be detrimental to the faith of their children. Here’s how we have found that hybrid education helps.
Our chaplain helps us to embed the truth and beauty of the Catholic Faith in our students' experience of learning.
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