Full name:

Harriet Gervasio

Where did you grow up?

West Yorkshire.


I attended Wakefield Girls’ High School and Newcastle University before completing my teacher training in London.

Your previous role and place of work:

I have been an Early Years’ Improvement Adviser for Cambridgeshire County Council for the past four years. Before that, I was Deputy Head of an infant school in North London.

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

I am very much looking forward to getting to know the children at Acremont and being part of the staff team.

Hobbies/interests outside of school:

Live music, theatre, reading, dance.

Any pets?

A lovely Bengal cat called Catra.

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

The ringmaster of a travelling circus!

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

To control the Elements.

What was the last book you read?

‘Blonde Roots’ by Bernardine Evaristo.

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

Anything by Cher.

What is your favourite film?

‘Pulp Fiction’.

Do you have any phobias or fears?

I’m not a big fan of spiders…

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

A good book, a G&T and my Desert Island Discs playlist.

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