Our specialist teachers...
Madame Gilbart (French)
Our French Teacher visits the school every week teaching French to all pupils from Pre-Prep to Year 6. Songs, games, puppets and more are incorporated into lessons and pupils love using the language. Madame Gilbart was Head of Department at a secondary school for 10 years. Before teaching she worked in a French speaking role in industry and spent a year living in Dijon in France. Madame Gilbart loves nothing more than spending time with her young family.
Lindsey Baldwin (Art Club)
Born in the lovely little village of Gosforth in The Lake District, Lindsey spent her childhood racing through fields, climbing trees and having wonderful adventures with her older siblings. Having graduated in 2004 with a 2:1 BA (Hons) degree in Illustration and design from The University of Sunderland, she then moved to Bramhall where she now hosts art parties and clubs for children aged 4 to 16 years old. Lindsey says she loves inspiring and being inspired by the children in their art lessons at Stella Maris "Art is a fantastic way to help children unlock their imaginations and develop their confidence." Lindsey works with all year groups across the school on art projects that relate to the curriculum. She also hosts a lunchtime Art Club during the Autumn Term.
Helen Clark (Speech)
Working with children and young adults for over 20 years, Helen has a wealth of experience as a drama teacher, private tutor, examiner, drama advisor and youth theatre leader. Helen has worked in a Prep school preparing children for ESB and LAMDA exams for many years. Helen loves the creativity and variety of her work and is passionate about her subject.