Charlotte Ward
Charlotte Ward
Year 10A Tutor & Teacher of Humanities
Charlotte Ward

Charlotte Ward

Year 10A Tutor & Teacher of Humanities

Charlotte is originally from Scarborough, a seaside town in the North-East of England. She has spent the past 11 years teaching internationally, most recently in the Czech Republic. She loves teaching humanities and encouraging students to become internationally-minded global citizens. In her spare time, she enjoys supervising Duke of Edinburgh expeditions, volunteering as an Explorer Scout leader, travelling, reading and going to festivals. She is excited to live in and explore more of Budapest, a city she has enjoyed visiting several times in the past.

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Robbie Davies
Y9B Tutor, Teacher of Humanities
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Robbie Davies

Y9B Tutor, Teacher of Humanities

Robbie grew up in Guildford, Surrey. Following a series of inspirational figures in his life, he knew he wanted to be a teacher. He thinks his choice to be a teacher might have been influenced by his family with all three of his siblings also being teachers! He completed his initial degree at Durham University, studying History and Education. He even wrote essays on the educational and societal challenges manifested and presented in Harry Potter. While at university he played football for his college and coached rowing. Following this he joined Gordon's school in Surrey to work as a trainee teacher and Head of Rowing. After completing his teacher training with Gordon's and the University of Sussex, he moved to another Downsend School where he became Head of Year. After being at the school for two years he wanted a new challenge and has long held a desire to live abroad.
Robbie is looking forward to living in Budapest and getting involved in the sport on offer both in school and out. At the weekend you might see him rowing on the Danube or watching his beloved Fulham FC.

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Marie Haigh-McGarry
CPD Leader, Head of Expressive Art & Humanities, Teacher of Music
Marie Mc Garry 2023

Marie Haigh-McGarry

CPD Leader, Head of Expressive Art & Humanities, Teacher of Music

QTS, BA HONS Theology and Education, Leeds University, England, UK

Marie is from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England. She has worked in seven different schools during a twenty four year teaching career spanning four countries. Marie has a joint BA honours degree in Theology and Education from Leeds University with QTS. She is a specialist in Religious Education, Philosophy, Ethics and PSCHE and has been a HOD in these subjects in three different schools. Prior to leaving Guernsey, Marie was the lead practitioner for four schools, delivering courses in Philosophy and Ethics to students from all schools on Island. She is also a music specialist, playing the clarinet and piano to a high standard. Prior to her current role at Britannica, Marie was also a Music HOD in Guernsey. In 2016, Marie was recognized by UK Inspectors as a sector leading practitioner. During her career, Marie has alsoled Service Children’s Education Schools and the Guernsey Federation of schools in curriculum planning, behaviour management and teaching and learning development. Marie has moved to Hungary with her husband Neil (the Principal), son Preston and veteran Jack Russell (16) Ellie. Outside of her passionate interest in Education and teaching, she enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, reading and listening to classical music.

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Marcus Goldson
Teacher of Art
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Marcus Goldson

Teacher of Art

BA (Hons) Sculpture and Art History. Winchester School of Art, Hampshire, England

Marcus was born and grew up in Kenya. He moved to Hungary in 1993 and has worked as a professional artist since the mid-nineties. He has worked as a set-designer in various theatre companies here in Hungary and provides illustrations and designs for both local and international magazines as well as producing his own paintings, illustrations and sculpture.

Borbala Dinnyes 2020
Borbála Dinnyés
Head of Hungarian, Teacher of Hungarian
Borbala Dinnyes 2020

Borbála Dinnyés

Head of Hungarian, Teacher of Hungarian

MA, ELTE-BTK, Budapest, Hungary, Teacher of English Language and Literature

MA, ELTE-BTK, Budapest, Hungary, Teacher of Hungarian as a Foreign Language

MA, ELTE-BTK, Budapest, Hungary, Teacher of Hungarian Language and Literature

After graduating from ELTE, Borbála started working in private language schools teaching English and Hungarian as foreign languages. She worked for the Chinese-Hungarian Bilingual School in Budapest for four years, where she got attached to Chinese culture. After giving birth to her two children, she came back to work in 2013 to join the Britannica team as a teacher of Hungarian. She spends most of her free time with her family, and she loves everything about languages, gastronomy and cross stitch.

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Márta Hajdú
Y9A Tutor & Teacher of Hungarian
Marta Hajdu2020

Márta Hajdú

Y9A Tutor & Teacher of Hungarian

Marta studied at Eötvös Loránd University, specialising in Hungarian language and literature and Hungarian as a foreign language.

After finishing her studies in Budapest, she won a scholarship for a dual training offered by the Italian-Hungarian Studies Curriculum in the Institute of Foreign Languages, Literature and Intercultural Studies at the University of Florence.

Alongside her studies, Marta has taught in a bilingual environment, in the community life organisation for the Tuscan Italian-Hungarian Cultural Association, taking active part in the education process of the Hungarian weekend school Skolabusz.

She also taught Hungarian as a foreign language with AIAU Onlus, an international adoption organisation based in Florence. The range of her teaching experience is enhanced by the fact she has also worked as a cultural mediator during her stay in Italy, in a primary school.

Marta is a big theatre lover, she plays the flute and loves taking big walks with her small dachshund, Luna.

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Imola Bartha
Teacher of Hungarian
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Imola Bartha

Teacher of Hungarian

Imola graduated form Karoli Gaspar University of the Reformed Church in Hungary as a primary school teacher. After a few years of teaching, she had the opportunity to travel to England and further improve her English. She started working in a nursery in Notting Hill, then as a teaching assistant and later on as a teacher in a Special Needs School in London. Having greatly enjoyed her time in London, she spent more than 10 years there.

After moving back to Budapest she worked as an English teacher in a language school. Imola is still keen to learn and is interested in exploring different ways of teaching, and is lucky to have found Britannica, joining the KS1 team in August 2021.

Imola enjoys travelling, getting to know new cultures and also being out in the nature, especially in the mountains. She has a great passion for teaching, and believes 'it takes a big heart to shape little minds'.

Camille Maes
Camille Maes
Y10B Tutor & Teacher of French
Camille Maes

Camille Maes

Y10B Tutor & Teacher of French

Camille grew up in Belgium, but she felt drawn to foreign cultures and languages from an early age. She learned Dutch, English and Spanish in high school. As the appeal of living abroad grew stronger she decided to spend a year as an exchange student in the United States. When she came back, she studied French and Spanish literature and linguistics with a minor in English literature at the university of Louvain-la-Neuve. During her course, she went abroad again, spending four months in Montreal. Having developed a love of both literature and pedagogy, she graduated after five years with a specialization in book science and obtained her teaching diploma a year later. She began her professional life by teaching in Belgian schools for a year and then joined her first international school in Brussels as a French teacher. She is now very excited to join Britannica’s community here in Budapest!

Besides loving to read in French, English and Spanish, Camille enjoys outdoor activities such as walking in the countryside and climbing, which she discovered a few months ago. She also has a five-year-old dog that she adopted from a shelter two years ago… Her name? Ginny… Like in Harry Potter, of course!

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Vanessa Limpkin
Teacher of MFL & Year 11 Co-Tutor
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Vanessa Limpkin

Teacher of MFL & Year 11 Co-Tutor

BA (Hons) in M.I.L.A.R.S. (Modern Iberian and Latin American Regional Studies), King’s College, University of London. PGCE in Modern Languages with QTS – Institute of Education, University of London. MSc in Neuroscience – University of Barcelona

Vanessa grew up on the island of Gran Canaria, surrounded by beautiful beaches, dramatic lava landscapes, palm groves, deep ravines and the gentle character of the softly spoken Canary islanders.

She eventually moved to the UK where she studied languages and literature at King’s College London, spent a summer studying and the University of Coimbra (Portugal) and then worked as a freelance lecturer at various colleges in London and Newcastle. As well becoming a trained languages teacher and teaching in a variety of secondary education schools in the UK, Vanessa has also worked teaching GCSE Spanish in corporate settings. She is a certified and experienced life and business coach, which led her to set up her own coaching school in Spain, and work for a variety of local government as well as private enterprises, coaching CEOs and their teams, whilst at the same time bringing up her son in the same beautiful setting she had enjoyed in her youth.

Vanessa is an open water swimmer who loves family life, reading, writing, improv theatre, travelling, mindfulness meditation and learning languages.

She was over the moon to be offered the chance to teach at Britannica International and is loving the experience both at the school and in Budapest.

Lewis Turnbull2020
Lewis Turnbull
Y11A Tutor, Head of PE & Teacher of PE
Lewis Turnbull2020

Lewis Turnbull

Y11A Tutor, Head of PE & Teacher of PE

Lewis is originally from a small town in England called Houghton-Le-spring. He completed a Sport Science Degree at the University of Sunderland in 2015 and then his SCITT teaching degree and Durham University in 2017 after having a year break in between. He has a plethora of job experience from being a roofer, coaching in a college, teaching in a secondary school, personal training and a sports masseuse.

Lewis completed his NQT year at an infant school in Stanley as a Year 1 teacher then moved onto Year 4 within a parent school in the following year as well as being Head of PE at that school. He has a huge passion for sport and PE and competed at a high level before turning to teaching. He loves every sport, but in particular, his favourite sports are boxing and football.

Lewis will give anything a go and loves to travel, meet new people and experience new experiences.

Harry Burch
Harry Burch
Y10A Tutor & Teacher of PE
Harry Burch

Harry Burch

Y10A Tutor & Teacher of PE

Harry grew up in Surrey and studied Physical and Sport Education at Twickenham University, and completed his PGCE in secondary education. Through working at International Summer Camps, he realised how much he wanted to work in an international school, as he loved teaching students from all over the world and experiencing different cultures through his teaching. Harry loves teaching and playing a wide range of sports and encouraging a healthy active lifestyle! His favourite sports include football, golf, cricket, basketball and tennis.

Agnes Tron 2020
Ágnes Trón
Teacher of PE & Swimming
Agnes Tron 2020

Ágnes Trón

Teacher of PE & Swimming

MA, TF, Budapest, Hungary, Teacher of Physical Education

BA, ELTE-BTK, Budapest, Hungary, Teacher of English as an Additional Language

Agi worked as a teacher of PE and English at Városmajor Grammar School in Budapest, then she was a PE teacher at the American International School of Budapest. She also taught English for adults and kindergarten children for a few years. Agi was coaching volleyball, swimming and athletics.

She used to do underwater orienteering and triathlon, her main interests still lie in sports and nature. She loves running, biking, swimming, orienteering running, skiing and being outside in the wild. Agi is very keen on long, nomad hikes, biking and canoening with her sporty husband, two sons and friends. She likes watching films, reading books and socializing.

Andras Hudecz
András Hudetz
Teacher of Swimming
Andras Hudecz

András Hudetz

Teacher of Swimming

MA Physical Education, Physical Education University - Budapest, Hungary

BSc Swimming Coach, Physical Education University - Budapest, Hungary

WORLD AQUATICS International referee

MA Computer Science (currently studying), Eszterhazy Karoly University - Eger, Hungary

Before Andras completed his first Master's, he moved to Australia to study and finish his diploma project. Upon returning home, he started his teaching career in a Bilingual School. Besides his regular physical education teacher tasks, he was a class tutor and swimming instructor. He spent three summers in the United States as a swimming teacher and waterfront director, and also won the Erasmus+ working experience programme twice, which he spent in England. After twelve years, Andras decided to develop his career and moved to his first British style International School in Hungary, gaining a wealth of experience in teaching the UK curriculum as a PE and swimming teacher and also got an opportunity to teach in the IB-MYP system. A couple of years later he decided to study again and is expected to complete his second Master's in January 2024 as a Computer Science teacher. Andras is glad to be teaching at Britannica since 2022. His passion is lifelong learning and his aim is to lead his students along this path too. He has two little girls at home, so his free time is quite limited but occasionally Andras loves to play cricket and is keen to be a pilot in a flight simulator.