Lower Primary Staff

  • Estelle Burder
    Year 2 Teacher / Lower Primary Coordinator

    Estelle has been teaching in international education for 20 years working predominantly with children in Key Stage One and Lower Primary whilst also holding Key Stage leadership roles. Estelle graduated from St Mary’s Teachers Training College in Belfast N. Ireland with a BEd and Art degree. Estelle enjoys using her creativity to make learning fun, interactive and memorable. Estelle has a 10 year old daughter,  Cadhla who also attends BSW.

    Estelle teaches Year 2 and is the Phase leader for Lower Primary.

  • Lucy Greig
    Year 1 Teacher

    Following on from her experience working in Special Educational Needs, Lucy qualified as an Early Years and KS1 Teacher 7 years ago, and has since taught in both UK and International schools in Thailand. Graduating from Winchester University with a degree in Performing Arts, means that there will be plenty of singing, dancing and creativity going on in the classroom. Lucy loves messy, hands on activities and exploring in the outdoor classroom. 

    Lucy teaches Year 1 and aims to integrate her Early Years experience, ensuring a smooth transition for the pupils in this  next phase of their school journey. 

  • Anna Pielak
    Year 1 Support Teacher

    Anna has an MA in Sociology and a Bachelor of Pedagogy (Preschool and Lower Primary School Teacher) both from Wrocław University. She has been teaching for eight years in a number of preschools and schools. She likes theatre, good films, non-fiction books and exploring the history of Warsaw.

  • Sam Barker
    Year 2 Teacher

    Sam Barker is from a small town in Yorkshire, Northern England. He has been teaching for five years; the first three were in a small town near the Lake District and the last two years were spent teaching in an International School in Thailand. He is a graduate of Northumbria University where he earned his first degree in Environmental Management before returning to university in 2013 to study Primary Teaching at Cumbria University.

    Sam writes: "I  love travelling and I am really excited to be here in Warsaw as I love this city and all the amazing opportunities it offers both in the city and in the surrounding countryside. I have always taken great pleasure facilitating learning and encouraging children to grow as individuals. I am committed to promoting independent, experiential learning experiences and developing the children's critical thinking skills. I love taking the learning outdoors and will endeavour to do this as often as possible."

  • Anna Fałtyn
    Year 2 Support Teacher

    Miss Anna Fałtyn has a degree in English Philology from State Vocational College in Zamość and studied Business Management at Katholieke Hogeschool Limburg in Hasselt - Belgium. As she loves to work with children she studied Special Needs Education at Special Needs Education Academy in Warsaw. In her free time she enjoys literature

  • Ewelina Janiak
    Year 2 Support Teacher

    Ewelina has vast experience of working with students off all ages. Her first position was as a Teaching Assistant at The British School in Warsaw. She left Warsaw to work in St. Augustine's School in Dublin, Ireland. Whilst working there for 11 years, Ewelina supported 11 to 18 year olds with a variety of needs. She joined BSW in 2017 and is currently in the final year of her Masters in Education.

  • Sylwia Dylewska
    Special Assistant in Year 1