Support Staff

  • Katarzyna Staryków
    Speech Therapist

    Kasia has a Bachelor’s degree in Speech Therapy and a Master's degree in Polish Philology and Media Speech Therapy. She is also a qualified International Speech Therapist and has experience working with children from 3 to 18 years old.

    Kasia also graduated from acting school. She took part in theatre  performances and directed her own spectacle based on works written by Konstanty Ildefons Gałczyński.

    In a previous school, Kasia provided recitation activities with pupils from 12 to 15 years old based on her own project. Afterwards she completed research regarding recitation as a tool to stimulate growth of language and communicative competencies.

    During her Speech Therapy sessions at BSW she uses polisensoric methods.

  • Sylwia Tarasiuk
    Psychologist

    Sylwia Tarasiuk started working with children requiring special care 20 years ago as a volunteer in a hippotherapy centre. From the very beginning working with children and animals became her passion and plan for her future life. While travelling around Europe, USA and Asia, she gained experience in working in various therapeutic centres and educational facilities. On graduating from two different studies, Sylwia is qualified as a social worker and a psychologist. She then finished courses of sensory integration, teaching children in foreign languages and alternative forms of communication. Recently she has worked in international schools where Sylwia iss helping children to specify their needs in order to create the best conditions for them to develop, learn and to be happy.

  • Marta Skręta
    Learning Support Tutor

    Marta Skreta is Canadian/Polish and was raised in Bermuda. She joined BSW in 2019 as a Year 1 Teaching Assistant and PFL (Polish as a Foreign Language) Teacher. This year, Marta will be working in the Learning Support department.

    Marta graduated from a Canadian university where she completed her Bachelor of Applied Science, with a degree in Child, Youth, and Family Studies and a minor in Psychology.

    During her studies Marta completed two teaching internships. During her first, she worked as a Teaching Assistant in a primary school. In her second, Marta worked in the department of Early Years & Autism at a Centre for Child Development.

    Marta completed and received diplomas in an Understanding Dyslexia course as well as in a Special Education Needs course. Marta plans to complete her Master’s degree in Education with a specialization in Learning Disabilities.

  • Catherine Widseth
    Learning Support Tutor

    Catherine has been teaching for 15 years. Before joining British Primary School of Wilanow in 2018 she was a Reception teacher at the British International School Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Prior to this she was teaching in both state and independent schools in London. She is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and has experience teaching children from Reception to secondary school age. 

    This year Catherine has joined the Learning Support team after two years teaching in Reception and she will be working with individuals and small groups in the Lower and Middle Primary school. She also works closely with class teachers and phase leaders to organise the implementation of our phonics scheme; Read Write Inc.