Kate Figueira

Kate Figueira is a graduate of the University of Toronto where she earned an Honours degree specialising in History of Religions and Modern World History after which she achieved her teaching degree from York University.  

Kate has been teaching in London schools since 2015, during which time she has gained experience in a variety of different schools (all girls, mixed and academies), subjects and varying responsibilities.

Kate’s professional pedagogy is to develop well-rounded pupils who, upon completing their secondary education, are not only academic and independent thinkers, but who are also resilient and socially responsible young adults.  Kate is Head of History at Hackney New School.