Deborah Mitchell (EG Teacher 2017-2020)
It is with great sadness that we share the news that Deborah Mitchell, passed away on Tuesday 11th January 2022. Deborah joined Edge Grove in 2017 as a member of the boarding and games department. She was a very popular House Parent, always being a great listener and support for our boarders. She was also a very enthusiastic games teacher with a real passion for netball and hockey. In September 2018 Deborah gave up her boarding role to take over as a class teacher teaching RS and English whilst still continuing to teach games in the afternoons. She was also a very popular form tutor and very strong in her pastoral support of the pupils in her care.In September 2019 Deborah took over the role of Head of Girls Games until she left in February 2020 to live nearer to her daughter in Spain. She was unfortunately diagnosed with a brain tumour in June 2020.Deborah will be sorely missed and will always be remembered for her energy, enthusiasm and professional and committed approach to everything she did at Edge Grove. She will be sorely missed. We pass on our sincere condolences to her daughters Lara and Olivia.