Ms Kalksma studied for her BEd (Teaching) degree in Wellington, New Zealand. She taught in Bristol, England, for two years before taking up a role as Senior Education Programme Developer at the National Museum of New Zealand. Ms Kalksma then went on to teach English in Japan before moving to Dulwich Beijing in 2009 to join the team as EAL Coordinator for Early Years & KS1. In 2013 Christy took up the role of EAL Coordinator for KS2 and is now EAL Lead in Junior School. She loves running, relaxing and spending time with her two very energetic sons.