Anya Waddington is the angels & urchins Schools Editor and writes on a range of educational issues. She also edits the angels & urchins Schools Guide (published annually in September). Anya studied English Literature at the University of East Anglia for her first degree and then went on to do an MA at London University in Modern Literature.
She worked in book publishing for many years and has been at angels & urchins for over ten years. She is an academic support volunteer at IntoUniversity and is on the governing board of a North London prep school. As the parent of three children (two of whom are now at university) she has frontline experience as a parent in all-boys, all-girls, co-ed, boarding and day schools and has the scars to prove it!