Ms. Joanne Leslie

Deputy Head of EYFS & Key Stage 1

Ms. Leslie is now in her 12th year at Regent International School. She joined RIS as an EYFS teacher in 2012 and became part of the middle leadership team in 2013. From there she moved to the senior leadership team in 2016, beginning the journey of leading an Outstanding team in EYFS. She has a huge passion for early childhood education and is dedicated to continuing to raise standards of Early Years practice and provision. She holds a level 5 qualification in Coaching and mentoring and strives to empower other practitioners to provide wonderful opportunities for children and themselves. Ms Leslie has successfully led a variety of subjects and initiatives across the school. One of her main focuses is developing inspiring, engaging and challenging learning environments and introducing flexible seating across Primary in 2018. Her latest project is leading the EYFS team on their accreditation journey with The Curiosity Approach, transforming and developing practice to ensure the best, bespoke experiences for every child.

Fortes Education
Office 365
National Curriculum
Thinking Matters
Duke of Edinburgh