Dr Carole Cooper joined Lancing Prep Hove in September 2003 as Head of Science. She has a degree in Materials Science BSc (Hons) and a PhD in Composite Materials. She worked as a Research Fellow on carbon nanotubes at the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel before completing her PGCE.
Dr Cooper is a Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry (MRSC) and holds Registered Scientist (RSci) status in recognition of her work in bringing Science to the local community. She teaches Year 6 Science and Year 7 and 8 Chemistry. She is the Director of Studies with responsibility for teaching and learning at the school.
Outside school, she enjoys sewing, cooking and building "mad scientist" laboratories with Lego!