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Teaching team

Silvia Balan- Catkins (Rising 2s)

Silvia Balan joined the school when it opened in 2013. She has  worked in a variety of Kindergartens and has a degree in Educational Sciences.


Irine Bolma- Catkins (Rising 2s)

Irine Bolma is our Registered-Nurse. Miss Irine has over 9 years’ experience in the medical field and 6 years’ experience in working with young children in international kindergartens. This is her second year teaching Catkins in our school. 


Hannah Heiser Foleanu  - Acorns (2-3s) 

Hannah Heiser Foleanu has an Early Childhood Education College degree as well as a degree in Social Development. She has previous experience in childcare and last year Miss Hannah worked with the Red Oaks group.


Dana Backus - Acorns (2-3s)

Dana Backus has a Bachelor of Science in Human Environmental Sciences and a degree in Childhood Education. She also has a Birth to Kindergarten Licensure. Miss Dana has previously worked with young children in USA and Europe. 


Diana Udor- Acorns (2-3s)

Diana Udor was one of the first staff members and has been teaching in our school for over 4 years. She has a degree in English Language and Literature.


Hayley Cumming -White Oaks (3-4s)

Hayley Cumming has started her career with the school after finishing her BA (hons) degree in Childhood and Family Studies. For the last two years she had worked with the White Oaks group. 


Katia Babia - White Oaks (3-4s) 

Katia Babia is a certified sports teacher. She has over 5 years' experience of working with young children. This year she will continue working with the children she taught in Acorns. 


Sabrina Powell Paige - White Oaks (3-4s)

Sabrina Powell has a B.A. in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from State University of New York at Cortland College. She has over 3 years’ experience of working with children from grades 1-12 as well as with disadvantaged youth.




Patricia Pantella- Red Oaks (4-5s)

Patricia Pantella has a PGCE Professional Graduate Certificate in Primary Education. Miss Patricia has over 9 years experience in working with the Early Years Foundation Stage and Year 1 children. She has previously worked in Romania in British Schools, as well as overseas in International Schools from Amman, UAE and Mongolia.


Claudia Asanachescu - Red Oaks ( 4-5s)

Claudia Asanachescu has a diploma in Educational Sciences as well as a degree in Communication. She has over 9 years’ experience of working with children.


Ana Negoi - Red Oaks (4-5s)

Ana Negoi has a diploma in Psychology and she is a certified MidLab trainer. Miss Ana has over 9 years’ experience of working with children.


Alina Dumitru - Breite Oaks (5-6s)

Alina Dumitru has a degree in Education with a major in Psychology. Miss Alina has over 5 years’ experience of working with children in kindergartens in Romania and England.


Sian Davies - Breite Oaks (5-6s)

Sian Davies is our Deputy-Head. She has a BA in Primary Education and over 11 years of teaching experience in the UK and Malaysia. 


Irina Serban - Office Manager 

Irina Serban has a degree in Public Administration and Human Resources. She has previous experience with Scouts Romania.