Our Experienced Teachers

Liz Crewe , who qualified as a teacher in the UK, and has many years teaching experience is principal and owner of  Secret Garden. Liz has a natural passion for children, and the school is something she wishes she had started years ago!


Lynne is head of our pre-school section with teachers Jill, Becky and Kylie and several classroom assistants. Lynne joined us after teaching at an international pre-school in the far East for several years. She has experience at all levels and various age groups throughout the school. She is currently studying for an associate degree in Early Childhood Development. Lynne has drama experience and is very popular with the children.





Karen is head of our baby and toddler departments and has teachers Petronela, Zandy and Umbali to lead the various classes. She also has lots of practical help with the babies from several trained assistants. Karen has completed her BSc Sci Psychology and is currently busy studying for her honours. Karen is a caring, loving, patient and sympathetic person and loves to teach. She loves teaching small children because of their fun loving and unpredictable nature.





Paulina is head of housekeeping. She is also at hand to help with the children. She has a passion for the school and sees it very much as her “baby”. Paulina is excellent at her job. She cooks the most delicious meals and is proud of the high standard of cleanliness and hygiene at the school

Paulina (left) with some of the auxiliary staff.