A day in the life of…Elizabeth Hope

This science teacher at a hospital school in Leicester enjoys the challenge of planning lessons in a hour and teaching a naturally curious cohort aged 4 to 16

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I have been a keen scientist for as long as I can remember, from the days when I was exploring the garden and finding interesting creepy crawlies to the completion of my PhD many years later. I then spent 14 years as a clinical researcher, before changing careers to become a teacher.

My passion is to provide access to science for all young people, regardless of their situation. Fortuitously, the opportunity arose to become a science teacher at the Children’s Hospital School at the Leicester Royal Infirmary. Here, I was introduced to the frenetic, exhausting, but incredibly rewarding world of ...

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