Head of Early Years

mrs Julia Adlard

Julia joined Garden House in 1983. Before becoming Head of Early Years in 2015, Julia was Head of Kindergarten.

Julia is qualified with a BA Hons and a Dip. Montessori. She studied for her Graphics & Illustration degree in Brighton and teaches Art Appreciation to the younger children.

Julia possesses a calm resolve and has a purposeful, steady and nurturing presence, which helps the children settle and thrive in the early stages of their school career. She is passionate about Early Years education and instilling the children in her care with a love of education.

A keen gardener, Julia is the impetus and energy behind the School garden based in the grounds of the Royal Hospital.

Outside School, Julia continues to paint and illustrate. She is married to Bill, a qualified barrister who practised at the Bar for many years and is now a Psychotherapist. Julia has two sons and a daughter.

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