Hi everyone, I’m Louise Grainger and I have worked at Park Grove since February 2001 so it has become my second home! Previously I qualified as a Teaching Assistant at Osbaldwick Primary School but chose to leave to devote my working career to Park Grove. My time here has involved providing pupil support both 1:1 and small groups within the classroom alongside delivering various independent interventions. I have worked with pupils from year 2 through to year 6 and currently can be found in class 9! Having swam for York (many years and half my weight ago) I qualified as a swimming coach and have therefore taught swimming during my time at the school; a privilege that has enabled me to share my passion for the sport with the children.
I spend as much of my spare time as possible with my two daughters and enjoy long walks with our mad Boxer. Additionally I work as a volunteer for Age Uk and the rest of any free time is spent reading.
I love working with children as every day is different, challenging and rewarding.