Amelia Wilkinson

PE Teacher & Head of Year 7

What’s the ethos of the PE department?

“Our balance between ‘Sport for all’ and elite levels allows girls to discover what they enjoy and pursue it further.”

What do you most enjoy about your role?

“Working with the girls is number one. And no day is the same.” 

How do you help girls integrate into Year 7?

“By encouraging girls to embrace opportunities like extra-curricular clubs. The girls are in separate teaching and form groups which create friendships. In September, Year 7 participate in team-building activities.” 

What makes you most proud about working here?

“The girls’ attitude to learning and life… motivated to succeed and be confident.” 

Tell us about your love of netball

I’ve enjoyed netball since I was 10 and gained amazing experiences, including coaching in Zambia and captaining Cumbria and Durham University. Tormead has a brilliant netball provision where girls learn invaluable leadership, teamwork and determination.” 

Personal highlights?

“Our U12 netball team at Surrey finals. Their attitude and belief enabled them to perform at their very best.”