Head of Biology and Director of Teaching and Learning: Siân Tolba

Heads of Department (SS)

Siân has been teaching internationally for 11 years. She began her teaching career at a state boarding school in Dorset before moving on to teaching in Egypt and Cyprus. She arrived at MCM in 2017 as Head of Biology and DHM of Honan house and is now excited to be beginning her new role of Director of Learning and Teaching and moving into a DHM role in Wallace. Siân was awarded an academic scholarship to attend Bangor University and graduated with a BSc Hons in Marine Biology. She then went on to completed volunteer work in Madagascar and worked in Outdoor Education. While in Egypt Siân developed the Science curriculum for a school transitioning into Senior teaching and completed a Masters in Education. Siân has always had a passion for the sea; she is a qualified PADI Divemaster and enjoys exploring with SCUBA Diving being a driving force in visiting new locations. It was through Diving that Siân met her husband Buddy and they now both enjoy spending time with their 2-year-old son Idris and exploring things at a slightly different pace.