Meet the staff

25 September 2020

It's song and dance time for Meet the Staff with Head of Performing Arts, Miss Mackay answering the questions.


Why did you become a teacher?

I wanted to inspire kids to enjoy the Performing Arts, like I was!


Is there anything you wish you taught but can't?

No, I'm very happy with Music, Drama and Dance.


Marmite or Peanut Butter?

Peanut Butter.


What’s the best day of your life (so far)?

I can't pinpoint one. I'm sure my best day is yet to come.


Which teacher did you fear the most when you were at school and why?

Miss Garvey. She was a very scary PE teacher and I wasn't into sport. She shouted lots! Funny, as she'd be proud of me at the gym now!​​​​​​​


What was your favourite toy as a child?

My toy keyboard which started a lifelong passion for music.


If you could be a fruit which one would you be and why?

Pineapple - sweet, likes warm weather, a symbol of friendship and luxury.


What’s the best day of the week at Aspire? has to be Friday.


Coronation Street or Eastenders?

Coronation Street.


What is life like on the inside of a ping pong ball?

Pong Ping!​​​​​​​ Claustrophobic I would think.


Anything else you would like to add?

Music speaks where words can't​​​​​​​.