Holiday Club Coaches

Both clubs will incorporate an array of activities including sport, games, dance and Forest School. All of these sessions will be led by qualified coaches and supported by our dedicated Out of School Club team.

You can find out a little bit more about the coaches leading each of the activities below:

G Embleton - Photo

Gavin Embleton - Sports
Gavin currently teaches and assists with Physical Education at Farringdon Community Academy.

He has a degree in Physical Education in Primary Education from the University of Leeds.


Anthony Barnes - Sports
Anthony currently works for an alternative education provider assisting in outdoor activities.

He has completed a degree in Sport, Exercise and Physical Activity from Durham University.


Louise Jones - Dance
Louise has a passion for dancing and shares that with all of the students she teaches. She is a fully qualified NCDTA dance teacher, Level 2 fitness instructor, Barre fitness instructor and holds a First aid qualification. Louise has danced from the age of 3 years with 11 years experience in teaching Ballet, Tap, Modern Jazz, Commercial Jazz, Street dance and Lyrical.

Louise has many years’ experience working within the dance industry her work has enabled her to travel far and wide touring with a variety of different shows. She has just recently opened the doors to her very own LJ Dance & Performing Arts Academy which is in Concordia Leisure Centre and East Hartford Community Centre Cramlington teaching children from the age of 3-18.


Graeme Doyle - Football

Graeme was a professional footballer for Ipswich Town, his career was ended by a serious knee injury. He then went on to work for Newcastle United Community scheme, and worked as an academy coach for 5 years. He is now currently owner and Head coach of Star Strike Soccer. The company was formed in 1997 and have become an integral part of many schools sporting activities.

Graeme is a Level 3 F.A.Coach and has a Diploma in Sports Psychology. Has worked for numerous companies and has worked in the United States for large periods during the Summer months.

Graeme has worked at Kings Priory for 15 years conducting Soccer clubs and is looking forward to working with our Sports camp children.

Caroline Ellis

Caroline Ellis - Forest School
Caroline has worked at Kings Priory School since April 2014. She is a Teaching and Learning Assistant and has worked at the Out if School Club since opening in September 2015.

Caroline is based in Reception and is also a Forest School Leader. She enjoys being outdoors from doing Forest School activities, gardening and being creative. She enjoys learning new skills and has shown how to pyrography to Middle School in Out of School Club.

Caroline has a BTEC Intermediate GNVQ Health and Social Care (1996), C.A.C.H.E Diploma in Nursery Nursing (1999), Degree Honours in Childhood Studies (2010), SEN C.A.C.H.E Level 3 (2011) and Forest School Level 3 Leader (2016)