Shahida Begum

Role: Foundation Phase Teaching Assistant

I registered as a Childminder in 2006, caring for children of various ages. In 2015 I decided to start a career as a Teaching Assistant at Grangetown Primary School.   

In 2017, I joined Marlborough Primary School. I have been in Team Nursery for 6 years.   

Moving to Wales in 2002, my family settled in Cosmopolitan Cardiff. I am married with two grown up children. 

In my spare time, I enjoy sewing my own garments and learning to crochet, trying out new recipes and love baking. I am a keen gardener as it connects me to nature. 

I enjoy eating out and trying new Restaurants, I enjoy Greek, Thai, Asian food. 

My favourite place is Pierre Loti Café and panoramic views of Istanbul and the golden horn. 

My top character strength is Perspective, I’m calm under pressure.