Cally is a teacher with an exciting approach to education. She has worked in a number of state and public schools in London, Bath, Wiltshire and Somerset teaching English, Drama and Latin as well as developing innovative approaches to engaging students on educational courses. She has also held a number of pastoral management roles.

Under her Country Gate brand she has written and delivered  allotment-based family learning programmes for Health Authorities, developed hands -on  activity days on the Romans, the Vikings and the Anglo-Saxons for primary schools and designed innovative resources for a number of agencies including the National Trust’s ’50 things to do before you’re 11 3/4′ . She has written three education packs for The Abington Park Outdoor Classroom project and devised Our Flower Patch, a flexible outdoor educational programme, which was developed  in partnership with flower farmer and former primary school teacher Sara Willman. Currently she teaches English and Latin at a Somerset school and tutors GCSE and A level students in English Language, English Literature and Latin.

This blog tells the story of life at Country Gate both in the classroom, in the garden, the kitchen and out and about.

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Cally Smart , Country Gate, Bradford on Avon. Wiltshire.

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