Tamaryn Yartu, Gesher Headteacher Tamaryn was born in Cape Town, South Africa, where she completed her Bachelor of Education Foundation Stage, and worked within a specialist environment catering for children with a range of learning differences and a focus on early intervention. On moving to London, Tamaryn worked at a Resource Base in Camden for three years, where she started and developed the EYFS classroom.
She moved to Gesher when it opened in 2017, and started out as the Early Years teacher. Tamaryn’s hard work and passion saw her join the Senior Leadership team in her second year, where she developed the school’s primary curriculum, ensuring it focused on the whole child and provided opportunities for personalised learning through to Year 6. Tamaryn became Headteacher at Gesher in April 2021, where she continues to develop and nurture a community which identifies the importance of personalised outcomes for each child’s future learning and achievement.