Full name:

Jemma Ostler

Where did you grow up?

Milton, near Cambridge.


King’s Ely, then Hills Road Sixth Form College, then the Arts Educational School of Acting.

Your previous role and place of work:

The Haematology Day Unit at Addenbrookes Hospital.

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

I’m looking forward to getting to know the girls in my House and being part of the King’s family.

Any pets?

I have a Pug called Luna and two ancient, toothless Persian cats, Indy and Scooter, who a friend recently described as being like something out of the film, ‘Pet Sematary’.

Hobbies/interests outside of school:

Hand lettering and sign making, picture framing, and walking Luna.

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

A Disney Princess at Disney World!

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

Teleportation – being on a hot, sunny beach sounds very good right now!

What was the last book you read?

‘The Ten Thousand Doors of January’ by Alix E. Harrow.

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

The Beatles – ‘Can’t Buy Me Love’.

What is your favourite film?

The original ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’.

Do you have any phobias or fears?

I don’t like small birds if they come too close – up in the sky is fine!

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

My two children and my Pug. Oh, and chips. I might have to leave one child behind and take chips. That’s a hard one.

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