Amanda gained a post-graduate certificate in education from London University. Having completed her teaching practice in a tough, inner-London school she moved back to Norfolk and has since taught Art & Design and Creative Writing.
She currently teaches on the Access to HE in Creative Writing at City College, Norwich. Amanda co-wrote this pioneering, first Access to higher education in Creative Writing in the UK.
Amanda also teaches for the Norfolk Museums Service, where she uses the collections as a starting point for art and creative writing projects, for learners from primary years to MA level.
Most recently Amanda has worked as a one-to-one mentor for post-graduate students, through a collaborative project with the University of East Anglia and Norwich University College of the Arts.
Amanda is Assistant Art Examiner for Cambridge International Examinations (part of Cambridge University)
Medieval Inspired Textile Banners
Amanda recently worked with Year 7 pupils to create Medieval style banners at Norwich Castle.
Both girls and boys learnt how to stitch!