Michael Joseph William Batty
Where did you grow up?
I grew up in Barton-le-Clay, Bedfordshire.
I went to Orchard School and Nursery, then to Rushmoor School from Years 3-11, and then Harlington Upper School for 6th Form. I then went on to study Sports and Exercise Science at Nottingham Trent University.
Your previous role and place of work:
I’ve recently had a summer job of cleaning the inside of motor homes!
What are you most looking forward to about working at King’s Ely?
I am looking forward to meeting new people and gaining experiencing within a school.
Hobbies/interests outside of school:
Playing Rugby and competing in my local 5-a-side league! I also play a lot of Fortnite and I enjoy going to the pub.
What did you want to be when you were growing up?
Like most young boys, I wanted to be a professional footballer, but I always wanted to test rollercoasters!
If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
I would like to read people’s minds or talk to animals.
What was the last book you read?
I last read Sir Alex Ferguson’s autobiography.
What song are you most likely to sing at a karaoke?
‘Love Story’ by Taylor Swift!
What is your favourite film?
‘The Parent Trap’.
Do you have any phobias or fears?
I’m not a massive fan of the dark or snakes.
Name three things you would want with you if stranded on a desert island for a week:
Sun cream, my dog Lucy and a pillow.