Claire Jones is our experienced Forest-Beach School Leader and she holds a Level Three Diploma in Forest Schools Leadership. Claire has led and developed Forest Schools in the United Kingdom as well as in Dubai where she has developed ‘Desert Schools’. Claire has a BED (HONS) Degree in Education (4-7-year olds) and has been a Phase Leader/ Assistant Head Teacher of UK Foundation Stage in Dubai. Claire is interested in Eco Education and enjoys art, craft, sewing, horticulture and cooking. She feels passionate about enhancing children’s experiences through outdoor learning. Claire has four children, three are grown up and attending university. She enjoys keeping fit and yoga.
Heidi Luk grew up in a musical family and started to play violin at the age of five. In 2012, she was awarded a Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship and was sponsored to study at the Royal College of Music where she obtained a Master of Music majoring in violin performance under the supervision of Professor Radu Blidar. In addition, she has received several awards, including the Hong Kong Outstanding Students Award, The King’s School Canterbury Music and Academic Scholar, The King’s School Canterbury Musician of the Year as well as Runner-up of the HK School Music Festival. Heidi has also completed her Early Childhood Education studies at the University of Hong Kong. She has been teaching music for more than 10 years in Hong Kong and the UK, working at various international schools. Her teaching philosophy is to create a happy learning environment that can enhance pupils’ engagement in music education with an aim to promote lifelong music learning from early childhood.