Claire Hill was born in Cheshire and is married with three children and five grandchildren. She comes from a very European family of Irish, Belgian, French and Dutch ancestry but now lives with her husband in East Sussex.
She trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama where she did the teacher’s course, qualifying as a teacher of English and drama in the mid 70s. Claire started teaching in London, but also taught in Bradford, Kent and East Sussex (as well as abroad briefly). She has taught every age group from 4 – 18/adults, in primary, secondary and special schools.
Claire has co-authored a drama text book and is also a dyslexia specialist, having studied for a post grad whilst teaching.
She likes dogs, reading, writing, theatre, cooking, gardening and listening to music (all kinds).
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