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 Designated Safeguarding Lead and, from September 2017, she is also 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!