Rachel James is Assistant Head of Schools for Digital Media, Music and Performing Arts. In addition to her administrative responsibilities as Assis-tant Head of School, Rachel lectures in music, film music, composition, arranging, musical direction and music education.
Rachel has a broad background in teaching, having taught for over 17 years in various establishments. Rachel has taught undergradaute and postgraduate students, as well as guest lectured in Sixth Form colleges and various universities.
At the heart of Rachel’s creative output is a focus on composition. She has worked with EMMY nominated composer Guy Michelmore in West Sussex and is now based in Essex. Rachel has composed music for several feature films, including, Little Happiness, which was nom-inated for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actor at the Orange Golden Film Awards. Orchestrations include video game James Bond: Goldeneye.