Full name:

Catherine Buczak

Where did you grow up?



Durham University and Canterbury Christ Church University.

Your previous place of work and role:

Junior School Music Coordinator at The Stephen Perse Foundation, Cambridge.

What are you most looking forward to about joining King’s Ely?

New learning adventures and an exciting challenge! I can’t wait to meet and work with all of the staff and students at King’s Ely.

Hobbies/interests outside of school:

Hiking, camping and travel.

Any pets?

3 guinea pigs called Fergus, Merlin and Squeaky, our cat called JJ, two adopted koi carp and a lot of resident frogs!

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

A ‘passenger’ (according to my mum!).

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?

The ability to talk to animals.

What was the last book you read?

‘Educated’ by Tara Westover.

What song are you most likely to sing at a karaoke?

Probably a classic – Eye of the Tiger!

What is your favourite film?

At the moment probably Doctor Strange.

Do you have any phobias or fears?

I’m not great with jumpy horror films.

Name three things you would want with you if stranded on a desert island for a week:

A camera, walking boots and snorkel!

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