Date you joined the School
June 2014.

What do you do at Bethany?
I am responsible for ensuring that suppliers and staff are paid correctly and on time and assist the Bursar.

What did you do before you came to Bethany?
I have worked in various state and independent schools in a variety of roles including school secretary and registrar.

What is your favourite film and why?
Breakfast at Tiffany’s – because Audrey Hepburn is just so elegant.

What is your favourite quotation and why?
You are never too old to set another goal or dream a new dream. – CS Lewis

What was your favourite subject at school and why?
Probably the breaks between lessons!

Why do you like working at Bethany
A good bunch of lovely and supportive colleagues.

What interests do you have outside Bethany?
I enjoy running with friends and with a local running club. I also like to get out walking and cycling.

What is your favourite childhood memory?
My family had a beach bungalow which we would decamp to for holidays and spend weeks there – the sun always seemed to shine.

If you were not doing what you are doing now, what would you like to do?
Live on a Greek Island.

Helen Proud