Vanessa The Professor
Vanessa is the main lead in the sessions and designs all of the activities. Vanessa is a qualified teacher of mathematics judged outstanding by OFSTED and has been teaching for 8 years. Vanessa is also a qualified Girguiding leader and has had her own Brownie group in Flixton for 10 years.
"I love teaching and inspiring young minds in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics as I believe our future is held in these subjects. I would love to inspire young people to pursue careers in these areas and believe the best way to do this is to get them hooked early!"
Our STEM sessions follow a theme which changes every half term and aims to cover at least two of the STEM areas per term. Vanessa designs these sessions so that they are accessible to all abilities and stretch the brightest of minds.
Jonathan The Technician
Jonathan is an electronic music producer and wants to get young people interested and excited about technology and encourage them to reach their potential. He has worked in Health and Wellbeing for 7 years and worked closely with members of the Trafford community by running projects and digital workshops for young people. Jonathan has also worked with Vanessa as a much loved member of the Brownies leadership team for 5 years and is passionate about working with young people.
"I feel it is important for young people to explore science, technology, engineering and maths in a fun and innovative environment"
Jonathan will be working to support learning in the STEM sessions and advising on themes relating to technology when planning sessions.