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Friday Feature: Mrs Anel Meyer

28th April 2023

What is your current position at King Edward's Witley?

Maths teacher and swimming coach.

How long have you worked at King Edward's Witley?

8 years.

Where do you live and where were you born?

I was born in South Africa and grew up as an Afrikaans farm girl in central SA.

What's your favourite thing about working at King Edward's Witley?

I love to be involve with different aspects of the school. I like diversity of our school, as I feel part of our diversity.

What are your hobbies?

I am triathlete and part of the GB age group team. I have won the Europeans Championship in 2021 and 2022 came 4th in my age group at the World Championships in Abu Dhabi. This year I have qualified to go to Europeans and World Championships.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be a Vet, but at my first year at University in South Africa I worked at a Saturday school for underprivileged kids and found my passion for teaching and changed careers.

What is the funniest thing a pupil has ever said to you?

As a young teacher in a previous school, I was explaining a concept to a pupil that just didn’t understand, so his friend interrupted me and said don’t worry Miss I will explain it to him, I can speak dumb.

What's your favourite book/movie/song?

Coolrunnings (Jamican bobsledge team).
Song: Rise (Calum Scott, Sam Feldt).

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