Katherine Mackinnon

Year 2 Teacher

Katherine graduated from the University of Aberdeen in 1999 with a 2:1 in French and Spanish. During the course she spent a year studying at the Universities of Granada, Spain and Lausanne, Switzerland, as well as teaching English to private clients.

After a brief stint working for Visit Scotland in London, she moved to Boston to work for a US educational travel company for 2 years, accompanying them on some of their European tours. After September 11, Katherine returned to Edinburgh to work for Standard Life for 3 years, managing E-Commerce teams.

Deciding to retrain as a teacher Katherine completed a PGDE course at the University of Edinburgh with Distinction, before doing her probationery year at Dunbar Primary School. Since joining Loretto in 2007 Katherine has taught Year 4, Year 2, the Nursery and ICT to the Upper Years.

Outside school Katherine enjoys travelling, spending time with family and friends, and art and cinema.