Full name:

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.

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