Victoria Jaquiss

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Industry Education
Occupation teacher, musician, writer
Location Hyde Park, Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Introduction Leeds music teacher and steel band leader [Foxwood Steel, Leeds Silver Steel Sparrows, East Steel, [and till They closed the school] Royal Park Steel Pandas]; writer [Including SEN in the Curriculum: Music], [Foxwood Songsheets], Russian graduate [Liverpool Uni], PGCE English [Leeds Uni]. Previously governor briefly at Foxwood School, parent-governor for at Royal Park Primary School and City of Leeds School [till ousted in IEB coup]. Member of the National Union of Teachers [NUT], the Musicians' Union [MU], Royal Society of Arts [RSA], National Association of Music Educators [NAME], Yorkshire Association for Music for Music For Special Needs [YAMSEN:SpeciallyMusic], West Yorkshire Steel Pan Educators'Association [WYSPeA], the Anti-Academies Alliance [AAA]and the Leeds Schools Together [LST], National Trust, Hyde Park Nearside Allotments Association.
Interests work, family, allotment
Favorite Movies bend it Like Beckham, Some Like It Hot, All About Eve, Shawshank Redemption, [radio] The Archers, Last Word, Blades of Glory
Favorite Music Some top tunes: Fingal's Cave, Carmen Jones, Swan Lake, Elecricity [OMD], Dancing Queen, Perfect Day, Of course I'm Lying [Yello], Losing My religion [REM], Celluloid Heroes [Kinks], Patti Smith, Pet Shop Boys, The Cure, that bit from Romeo and Juliet [Prokofiev], Stargazin by Rainbow, Gymnopedie No 1 [Satie], anything by Phillip Glass
Favorite Books Fathers and Sons [Turgenev], Ragged Trousered Philanthropists [Tressell], Pride and Prejudice, Bleak House, Middlemarch