Meet our Federation Science Consultant and Advanced Skills Teacher

Shona Findlay

Shona Findlay

Federation Science Consultant and Advanced Skills Teacher

When will you see Shona?

As a Biology, Chemistry or Physics trainee teacher, Shona will be at each specialist Science training day and as a visiting observer in some of your lessons. Shona heads the training and support for Science trainees across the Harris School Direct programme, utilising the outstanding skills of her Science team members.


Shona has been teaching science for 20 years.  She has a specialism in Physics having read for a degree in Electronic Engineering. Her experience in teaching has been widely varied from sheep handling to swimming galas to research for the Institute of Physics.  Shona’s roles have included Advanced Skills Teacher, Head of House, Head of Department and Assistant Principal prior to becoming a Harris Federation Science Consultant. 

The good thing about Science is that it's true whether or not you believe it.
Neil deGrasse Tyson