Elaine Burgess

Deputy Head of the Junior School, Pre-School and Year 1 Teacher

Elaine graduated from Northern College, Aberdeen in 1990 with a BEd (Hons) degree in primary teaching. She started her teaching career teaching in 3 local authority schools for 3 years. At that time she experienced all ages of the primary school. She then moved to Edinburgh in 1997 to teach at St Margaret’s School for Girls. She also has a Post graduate Certificate in Chartered Teaching.

In 2001 she moved to Loretto to teach in the newly formed Early Years. She was involved in the setting up the Nursery (2005) and later became Head of Nursery (2009). In 2011 she was appointed Head of the Early Years responsible for the Nursery and Early Years. In 2017 she was appointed Acting Deputy Head. Latterly Elaine has been involved in the creation of the Pre-School in 2019 and currently manages it along with her other commitments.

Outside school, Elaine enjoys spending time with her family and mountain biking.