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Classic Staff

Anna Berry

Head of Classical Civilisation
PhD (University of Exeter)
MPhil
PGCE
BA

Anna joined Canford in 2014 as Head of Classical Civilisation. She has come from ten years teaching at a large city-centre FE college in Devon. She studied for all her qualifications at Exeter University but has lived and worked as a teacher in several countries. Her primary repsonsibility is for Classical Civilisation throughout the school but she has just started an Introduction to Classical Greek course with the Shells. Anna is also a House Tutor in Beaufort House.

Michelle Bray

BA (Hons)
Classics (King's College London)

Michelle joined Canford in September 2012. She teaches Latin in the Shell year and also helps with English in the Support for Learning department. She is also an ex international lacrosse player and level 2 coach and teaches lacrosse at the school

Alexander Graham

BA Literae Humanoires (Oxford)
MA Classics (Durham)

Alex joined Canford in 2016, moving to Dorset from the North East. His passion is for ancient poetics, and the comparative study of heroic narrative poetry (especially early Greek hexameter and the Babylonian Epic of Gilgameš). Alongside Latin and Greek Alex reads Akkadian cuneiform, which he has offered as a Fourth Form activity. Alex was a keen boxer, and plans to offer some training to interested students at Canford. He is also a Tutor in Court House.