Sue Smeaton - Head of Food and Nutrition

Sue Smeaton is Mayfield’s new Head of Food and Nutrition and has been teaching food related courses for 30 years. She studied Home Economics (BSc Hons) at the University of Bath, and then completed a PGCE at Roehampton.

She has taught a variety of courses, including GCSE Food and Nutrition, Level 1 / 2 Hospitality and Catering, A Level Home Economics, and Level 3 Food Science and Nutrition.

Sue also has experience of leading departments, developing courses, and has delivered training to other food teachers. She has worked at schools in London, Tunbridge Wells and East Grinstead, and is passionate about encouraging young people to cook for pleasure, to learn new skills, and to understand the fundamentals of nutrition so they can make healthy lifestyle choices.