Helen completed her PGCE (Primary) at Nottingham Trent in 2005. Having taught KS2, Helen moved to secondary to teach KS3 students with special needs. Progressing to become Assistant Head and SENCO, Helen completed the post-graduate Certificate in Special Needs in 2011. Helen now leads and teaches English at Beech. She is an avid fan of Mansfield Town, afternoon tea and shoe shopping.