Name: Mrs Catherine Baranyai
School: Holt House Infant and Pre-School, Bannerdale Road, Sheffield, S7 2EW
Locality: Locality F
Family of Schools: King Ecgbert’s Family of Schools
Role: Early Years Foundation Stage Coordinator and Phonics coordinator | Acting Deputy Head.
Background: Teaching for 7 years, leading EYFS for 6 years | An outstanding EYFS teacher | Taught in a broad range of schools.
Specialist Area(s): EYFS (Nursery and Reception) | Phonics (Reading, Writing, Letters and Sounds).
Additional Information: Acting Deputy Head at my school for 1 year, covering a maternity leave, and Deputy Head for 1 day a week prior to this | Experience of supporting a number of teachers to improve their classroom practice | A passion for exciting learning areas with children at the heart | Sally Ismay (SLE for music) and Catherine can offer a joint EYFS and music programme, to develop language and literacy in the early years.
Interesting Fact: Catherine’s surname is pronounced Ba – ran – yigh, she got married in April 2015, so her name doesn’t quite role off her tongue yet! Catherine’s father in law is Austrian but the name originates from Hungary.