Katy Bailey - Aspen Heights British School

Katy Bailey

Head of Primary & EYFS

Katy was educated in the UK, although much of her childhood was spent in Asia.  She graduated from Durham University with BA Hons in Education specialising in Maths and PE.  Katy has taught at a number of large international schools across the Middle East and Asia, and in London at St Paul’s Cathedral School where she was also a Housemistress. She has held several senior leadership roles including Head of Juniors and Assistant Principal in Bahrain and the UAE.  She is a qualified international schools’ inspector and has been part of inspection teams across the Middle East for BSME and BSO.

Katy spent over two years working as a Programmes Director for United World Schools; training teachers and building and developing over 100 schools in remote and marginalised communities in Cambodia.  During this time UWS received the 2019 WISE award for their contribution to tackling global education issues.

Katy spends much of her free time presenting the Breakfast Show on GenX Radio Suffolk, where she has become an integral part of the team getting involved with a number of local events. Katy enjoys playing and coaching netball; she has organised the Inter Gulf Games and participated by captaining the Bahrain Vets team.  Katy is particularly enthusiastic about all activities that bring people together.  She has a passion for baking and creating, and is an animal lover who adores spending time with her dogs and cat.