Owner and Teacher
BA English Literature; Graduate Diploma of Teaching; LTCL Speech and Drama Trinity College London.
Sarah started Ten Feet Tall with a passion to empower students with a variety of communication skills that contribute to school and career success.
Having worked in both education and corporate settings Sarah is passionate about teaching students to stand tall, speak and perform confidently and enjoy an audience.
Sarah teaches from Year 1-13, designs and oversee's the Ten Feet Tall curriculum. Sarah is on the West Auckland Performing Arts board and loves to create opportunities for her students to perform.
When Sarah is not teaching she is jumping on the tramp with her kids, baking anything sweet, gardening or planning the next camping adventure.
ATCL Speech & Drama, Adv ASB Public Speaking.
Having been involved in the North Shore and National Speech and Drama community for over 40 years, Stephanie knows that excellent communication skills and qualifications give students an edge over others, making them stand out in the crowd.
Stephanie teaches Year 6-13 Public Speaking and Speech and Drama. Stephanie is a Competition Adjudicator and Speech NZ Oral Communication Adjudicator. She is the Speech NZ, North Shore Secretary.
When Stephanie is not working she is going for a walk along the beach, followed by coffee at a cafe with family or friends.
Stephanie doesn't have a dog of her own but loves them and helps out Guide Dogs for the Blind and Low Vision, by looking after puppies while their handlers have a holiday.
ATCL Speech and Drama
Emma has been performing on stage since she was three years old. It’s rare to find someone so talented in performance and so motivated to teach the next generations of Speech and Drama students.
Emma has completed her Speech and Drama graded exams in Speech NZ and her Trinity College of London Associate Diploma of Speech and Drama with Distinction. The highlights of Emma’s performance work were always competitions.
She has found the skills learned from Speech and Drama invaluable for university presentations, job interviews and speaking confidence.
Natalie is an experienced administrator with strong project management and organisational skills. She works behind the scenes of Ten Feet Tall making sure everything runs smoothly.