Leadership Team

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Jessica Richards, HEADTEACHER

Jess Richards is very proud to be the Headteacher of Northside Primary School. She carried out her teaching qualifications in the United Kingdom and has been teaching for the past 17 years, predominately in International schools. She began her career in London, then taught in Morocco, before moving to Botswana in 2004. She is a passionate educator who is forever grateful that she found her calling and loves working in this dynamic and progressive school.

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Bev Dunlop-JonesHEAD OF STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES

Beverley Dunlop-Jones is an experienced and passionate Special Needs Educator who keeps current in her field.  She studied in South Africa where she commenced her teaching career prior to moving to Botswana.  She has worked at Northside for over 30 years and been a member of the Leadership Team for more than 20 years.

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Joanna Poweska LaverickPYP COORDINATOR

Joanna has been at Northside for ten years. She taught Standard 1 and 4. Currently, Joanna is our PYP Coordinator. Prior to NPS she taught in an international school in Norway, where she taught both PYP and MYP. She holds a Masters of Arts in Education (Leadership and Management) and is an IB workshop leader.

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Adrienne Frohlich ,  RECEPTION A CLASS TEACHER & HEAD OF EARLY YEARS

Adrienne has been at Northside for ten years. She has taught in Standard 2 and Reception. Currently, Adrienne is the Head of our Early Years. She has previously run a pre-school and has extensive experience as an Early Childhood educator. Adrienne did her training in Pretoria, South Africa and holds a Higher Diploma in Education.

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Sanne WatsonHEAD OF STUDENT & COMMUNITY LIFE

Sanne has been at Northside for seven years. She taught Standard 5 and 6. Currently, Sanne is our Head of Student and Community Life. She is responsible for coordinating our co-curricular programme and oversees school trips. Sanne is also involved in policy making and marketing the school. Sanne did her training in the Netherlands and holds a bachelor degree in Education.