Penny Graham, School Receptionist
Date you joined the School?
What do you do at Bethany?
What did you do before you came to Bethany?
I was a PA to the General Manager of a large hotel in East Sussex.
What is your favourite novel/music/artist/film and why?
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. It’s the ultimate happy ever after tale.
What is your favourite quotation and why?
“It’s not about how much time you spend with your children, but how much love and attention you devote to them” – Margaret Thatcher.
What was your favourite subject at School and why?
History, although I do think it was because we had such a great teacher who was fascinating to listen to.
Why do you like working at Bethany?
It is such a lovely, caring School with very passionate teachers who only want the best out of pupils.
What interests do you have outside Bethany?
Going for long walks at Bedgebury National Pinetum at the weekends and volunteering for a national cancer charity as and when time permits.
What is your favourite childhood memory?
Family holidays in North Wales in our static caravan by the beach.
What is your favourite colour and why?
Pink – it always seems to brighten my day.
If you were not doing what you are doing now, what would you like to do?
I would like to be sitting on a beach in Barbados watching the sun go down!