Kelly joined Lancing in September 2011 as Head Girls Games and the Duke of Edinburgh Awards Manager. Previous to this she was Head of PE at St Brigid’s School Denbigh North Wales, whilst completing her NQT year. Kelly graduated from De Montfort University, Bedford in 2003 with a BA Joint Honors in Sport and Theatre Studies and gained her PGCE from Bangor University in 2010. Before embarking on a career in teaching, Kelly performed in professional productions of science-based Theatre in Education shows, and various pantomimes across the UK and Ireland.
A successful and fruitful career then followed in recruitment in the West End of London, before the urge to return to University to fulfil her ambition to become a teacher.
Since September 2014 Kelly has been the Assistant Housemistress of Gibbs’ and from January 2018 takes up the post of Housemistress of Manor House.