Paul Churchill, Secondary School Principal
Paul Churchill joins BMS with over 2 decades of experience as an international educator and leader, having honed his skills at numerous IB World Schools throughout Europe. He is passionate about empowering students and teachers to benefit from the IB Philosophy of education and fostering a sense of critical reflection and creative innovation in the classroom. Paul is passionate about creating a holistic culture of learning, where students are supported in both their academic success and character development throughout their Secondary education. Prior to joining BMS, Paul was the Vice Principal at the International School of Paris for 8 years and a IB DP teacher of History.
Samantha Hearn, Vice Principal, Student Well-Being
Samantha Hearn has twenty years of experience in education, throughout which she has supported students, families, and staff. She is passionate about nurturing young people throughout their educational journey and believes that by establishing accessible networks of support, we encourage them to reach their full potential. As a committed advocate of student leadership, Samantha believes it is vital to provide young people with opportunities to express their views and positively influence their communities.
Mandy Watson, Vice Principal, Teaching & Learning
Amanda Watson joins BMS in her 20th year of international school teaching including IB World schools in Europe and Vietnam. She is passionate about all aspects of teaching and learning having previously held the lead positions of Head of Science, Curriculum Coordinator and Teaching & Learning Coordinator. Amanda is excited to share her enthusiasm with our dedicated team of Secondary teachers and to support all BMS stakeholders in learning more about our program content and delivery. Aligned with her teaching and learning expertise, Amanda actively seeks to provide opportunities for students and teachers to learn more about neuroscience and how the brain learns.