From her early years Natalie wanted to be a teacher. She completed her teaching degree at University of Birmingham and was part of an Outstanding teaching school. Natalie has taught across many year groups but has a real passion for Key Stage 1 and Early Years. As a teacher Natalie believes she can facilitate a learning environment that encourages children to be confident, with a love and thirst for learning and have developed a growth mindset. In her spare time Natalie enjoys weight training, travelling and baking.