Paul Allen

Teacher of Chemistry

Paul was born in the UK and grew up in Plymouth. He completed his degree in Chemistry with Honours at the University of Kent in Canterbury. He then completed his PGCE at the University of Exeter. Paul spent his early career teaching in state schools in Plymouth and the South West of England, where he taught Science, Maths, ICT and even a bit of Geography. After meeting his soon-to-be wife, they moved to Malaysia, working in a prestigious boarding school. He held multiple roles: Head of Chemistry, Head of Science and Deputy Head of Sixth Form, as well as being a live-in Boarding House Tutor. Paul is passionate about Science and offering students the opportunities to be involved in practical and experimental learning as much as possible.  He also has a great love for travel, and has visited over 100 countries. He enjoys live music, going to gigs and shows, and in the past he himself has performed on both stage and screen.