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Catherine Phillips

BA , MA (Université d’Artois)

Mrs Catherine Phillips is in charge of French at NCS, teaches Year 6-8 French, and Games to Years 3-8. She studied for her MA in English Literature at the University of Arras in France and gained a PGCE in Modern Foreign Languages from Canterbury. She has taught French in Oxfordshire schools for twenty years, including ten years teaching French and coaching Games at St Edward's. 

In her spare time she enjoys many sports, swimming and fitness on a regular basis, and other sports as opportunities arise, her favourites being all racket sports, mountain hiking and kick-boxing. She is also a great book lover. She loves illustrated books in general, and a French illustrator especially, Gustave Doré, and hopes to write a book on him one day.