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Hannah Pearson

Manager/owner
Zaneta Gullet

Zaneta Gullet

After School Club Manager & Art/Cooking Teacher 

Zaneta is our After School Club Manager and also works as an activity leader at both our after school and holiday clubs. Zaneta has worked as an After School Club Manager for the last 20 years and also is a very gifted baker.

Olivia Barrett

Olivia Barrett

Art teacher – Olivia studied Illustration at University and has worked with Kids Arts Academy since her days at University. She is a now a fully qualified primary school teacher, as well as one of our art teachers and we are lucky enough to have Olivia working with us at our school holiday clubs as one of our art teachers 🙂
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Anne Briggs

Art & Cooking

Anne worked as a Primary School teacher for many years, and we are now lucky enough to have her working as part of our team. Anne is a very gifted artist ( and far too modest) and is an amazing cook too so she shares her skills with us and the children over the school holidays at our holiday clubs.

Chris Mitchell

Chris Mitchel

Animation teacher – Chris has worked for the Kids Arts Academy for over 6 years and is one of our animation teachers. Chris is a very talented animator and is currently in the process of creating his own amazing animation game which can be seen by clicking the button below.
Xiao Wang

Xiao Wang

Senior Creative Activities Assistant – Xiao taught in China before moving to the UK and also works as an after school club leader at Lydgate Infants school.
Maimoona Irshad

Maimoona Irshad

Creative activities assistant – Maimoona studied Engineering at Uni and also works at Dobcroft infants school as a lunchtime supervisor.
Mia Shaw

Mia Shaw

Creative Activities Assistant & Animation teacher 

Mia is one of our amazing Animation teachers and also works as a Creative activities assistant. Mia studied art at Goldsmiths and is incredibly talented! She is also currently working on one of our longer term projects creating Pixies!!

Razia Nasim

Razia Nasim

Creative Activities Assistant – Razia also works at Lydgate Infants after school club during term time.
Jemimah Nex

Jemimah Nex

Creative Activities Assistant – Jemimah is currently studying history and politics, and over the last few years has worked with children in Singapore, Vietnam and the UK.

Hannah trained as a primary school teacher at Sheffield Hallam University with a special interest in creativity in education and in her teaching life worked to enhance the curriculum through her role as whole school subject co-ordinator for Art and Design. Hannah has also worked as a freelance artist specialising in designing and making contemporary stained glass panels, working to commission and also selling her work in craft shops and galleries around the country.

It was after writing a scheme of work for Art and Design for an educational publishing company that Hannah made the decision to set up the Kids Arts Academy in Sheffield in 2008.

Since establishing the Kids Arts Academy it has run every school holiday and also at the after school clubs during term time. Hannah has also delivered whole school art projects in different Primary schools in South Yorkshire and Derbyshire to create collaborative pieces of art to different themes.

Hannah’s mum is a retired cookery teacher with 40 years’ experience and so Hannah was baking and cooking from an early age. Hannah is one of the Paediatric First Aiders and also the Kids Arts Academy Safeguarding Officer.

Some of Hannah's work..