Welcome To Year 5


An Interview With Miss Henderson


How long have you worked at Yanwath?

This is my first year at Yanwath.

What are some pets you’ve had or would like to own?

I have two cats, called Tilly and Ted. I’ve also had rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters and fish. I would love to own more cats!

How do you spend your summer breaks?

I spend my summer on holiday with my family, reading in the sunshine and hiking/ exploring Cumbria.

What are your “trapped on a desert island” books or movies?

Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone! (Book) Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows pt. 2 (movie).

If you won the lottery and decided to give up teaching, what would you do instead?

Own a cat café.

How do you show your school spirit?

By always having a smile on my face!

In which other teacher’s class would you like to enrol, even for a day? Why?

I would love to enrol in EYFS with the wonderful teachers over there, because I love having fun, singing and participating in creative activities.

What is the best thing about being a teacher?

Seeing that ‘lightbulb moment’ on pupil’s faces, and watch them proudly progress.

If you could pass on any wisdom to your students, what would you share?

“Working hard is important, but there is something that matters even more: Believing in yourself” – Harry Potter