Who’s Who

Carolyn Wright Director

Before establishing Imaginor Ltd, Carolyn worked for over 10 years as the manager of an RE Resource Centre in Gloucester. She has a business background and was one of the founders of Jumping Fish Ltd, a publishing company producing materials for primary schools. As well as managing editing and production of publications, Carolyn oversees marketing and communications for the company.

Shahne Vickery MA (RE) Principal Author

Shahne is an established author of a wide range of popular titles that support collective worship, Christian values education and spiritual and moral development in schools. Her publications include the Experience Journeys* (e.g. Experience Easter, Experience Church etc) and Creating a Multi-sensory Spiritual Garden in Your School, as well as all the Imaginor titles.

Shahne has over 20 years of experience as a teacher and deputy head in primary schools in both England and Wales. She was a Schools Adviser in the Gloucester Diocese for fifteen years and now works as part of the Education Team in the Diocese of Worcester.

She also delivers training and speaks at conferences throughout the UK and is currently a Member of the Board of the Primary Quest Multi-Academy Trust in Gloucestershire. Shahne is married to Jonathan, an Anglican parish priest in Bristol.

Bernadette K

Bernadette Kilty

Bernadette is an Advanced Skills teacher for RE and Senior Teacher at St Briavels Church of England School in the Forest of Dean. Her school has been judged by both Ofsted and SIAS as Outstanding.

Canon  Catherine Coster

Catherine is an RE and Spirituality Consultant working in the South West of England. Before becoming a freelance consultant, Catherine was a Primary School teacher and then Schools Adviser for the Bristol Diocese. Catherine is an ordained priest in the Church of England and a Canon of Bristol Cathedral and works part time in a group of parishes near Bristol.

Jonathan Fitch

Jonathan Fitch is a photographer specialising in informal, natural pictures of events, people and wildlife. He works as part of Clements and Fitch Photography and did all the photography for Imaginor’s ‘Values in Action’ resource which is a set of outstanding black and white images showing children living out the school’s core values in every day school activities. His website can be found at www.clementsandfitch.co.uk

Anita Dobson

Anita Dobson has worked as a secondary school teacher in Kent, Bristol and Harare in Zimbabwe. She works at Christ Church Downend in Bristol as Family WorkerMinister for All Age Discipleship. This involves encouraging families to find creative ways to do faith together both at church and in the home; and also encouraging young children and their parents or grandparents to understand and express faith in ways that are appropriate for them. She enjoys opportunities for creative writing and songwriting.

Julia Matson

Julia is on the Senior Leadership Team at Barnwood Church of England School in Gloucester. She is subject leader for RE and co-ordinates Values Education across the whole curriculum.