Ms Welford is an experienced PE and Dance teacher from East Sussex, England. She studied at the University of Brighton and the Chelsea College where she achieved a BA (Hons) PE teaching degree with QTS. After teaching for 7 years in Secondary PE in the UK where she worked as Head of Girls' PE and Lead of GCSE PE examinations, Sports Leaders the UK level 1 and 2 and as a School Sports Co-Ordinator, she decided to venture out into international teaching and came to Beijing where she has now taught for 4 years. She took part in a wide range of sports growing up. Her main areas of focus were Dance, Netball and Trampolining. Her dancing career led to her interest in international teaching starting through the FIDGET dance company and travelling around English and International schools, teaching and performing. She enjoys being with friends and family and exploring new places.