|6 Jul 2023
|Getting to Know...
Shirley Coppard. Science Teacher 2005-2008, Registrar 2018-present.
When did you arrive in Mayfield and where did you come from?
I started my teaching career at Mayfield in 2005. Prior to Mayfield I had completed a Masters in Marine Science and was working part time at the NHM, London
Your greatest influence growing up?
One of my greatest influences was my home (Fiji). Surrounded by the ocean inspired me to study Marine Biology. I had some wonderful teachers as well who nurtured and guided me.
Best memory of Mayfield so far?
Too many to name and I'm sure the best is yet to come.
Why do you think Mayfield is so special?
The sense of community and the caring and nurturing environment.
Advice you’d give your younger self?
Do what you love and you will love what you do.