Emma was raised and educated locally and has recently moved back to the area having lived on the Isle of Wight for several years. Emma holds a BA (hons) in Primary Education with QTS and a Diploma in Childcare and Education. She began her career working within a day nursery setting with children aged 2-4 years before returning to Roehampton University to study for her teaching degree. Emma has taught within the Early Years and KS1 for 12 years. Alongside this, she has recently gained her Forest School Leader qualification with Hampshire and Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust. She enjoys developing and running Forest School sessions and has a deep interest in nature connectivity and using the outdoors to support children’s holistic development.
Emma is a committed mother of four and enjoys spending time outdoors with her family and dog. When time allows, Emma’s favourite spots are the beaches on the Isle of Wight and the moors in Cornwall.