Head of Outreach: Poppy DonaldsonHeads of Department (PS)
Poppy was educated at Malvern College, Worcestershire, and graduated from the University of Edinburgh with an MA (Hons) in Classics and Archaeology. Whilst completing her degree, Poppy played hockey at a high level, gaining UKCC qualifications which took her to coach in the USA. She also participated in the ERASMUS scheme and spent a year studying at the Université de Bourgogne, France. Arriving at MCM in 2017, Poppy had previously worked as a Graduate Assistant at Bishop’s Stortford College, Hertfordshire and as a sports coach at George Heriot’s School, Edinburgh. She recently gained her PGCE in Primary Education from the University of Buckingham and currently teaches in Year 4. Since starting at MCM, Poppy spent a year as Senior Resident House tutor in Steel House, becoming Head of Outreach in 2019. She is a keen sportswoman and is making it her mission to raise the profile of hockey in the Prep School.