Julia Knight

Primary Principal

Julia Knight has been in education since 2004. Her specialism is English Literature which she has taught from Year 5 up to Sixth Form. Julia has held a broad spectrum of roles within schools from leading a successful English department to Assistant Head in charge of Lower School; working in London, Bangkok. Julia settled in Bahrain in 2016 and is married with two boys.

Julia’s firm belief is in happy children- “children thrive academically in a creative and supportive environment that nurtures the whole child which is the philosophy of Eton House.”
She says: “I am excited to work alongside a team of dedicated and hardworking professionals that aims to transform the education experience in Bahrain . I am looking forward to welcoming the community to Eton House, Bahrain and meeting parents and students alike.”

Nicky Visagie

Kindergarten Vice Principal/ Reception Teacher

Nicky is delighted to be joining Eton House as Reception teacher and Vice Principal, and is looking forward to creating a vibrant, happy and respectful ethos in her class and the wider Eton House community.

Nicky firmly believes in the importance of play, freedom and curiosity, and enjoys facilitating and watching the learning that develops when children are allowed to explore. A true bookworm, Nicky fosters a love of stories and imagination in the children she teaches, and delights in using the outdoors and nature as a learning environment.

Nicky has a teaching qualification and Early Years degree from Staffordshire University in England, and has been in Bahrain for five years.

Sara Mehkari

Kindergarten Teacher

Sara Mehkari is qualified GP, specializing in paediatrics. However approximately 2 years ago she took the bold decision to change her career and gravitated towards teaching.

She gained her PGCE from the University of Sunderland and qualified as a teacher. It is very clear that Sara loves EtonHouse as it permeates through her teaching. She believes that children learn best through exploring their environment, playing, and not being restricted in anyway. 

Sara says she looks forward to continuing her teaching journey with what she describes as, one of the best schools in Bahrain- EtonHouse!

Fatima Bukhammas

Arabic Teacher

Fatima Bukhammas is EtonHouse’s specialist Arabic teacher and is Bahraini. She appreciates working at EtonHouse because it is a unique school with nature inside and out; she is a creative educator who believes that nature is a teacher itself.
Fatima enjoys working alongside EtonHouse’s collaborative and supportive academic team. Look out for Fatima’s amazing Arabic videos online.

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