Nicol has a BA (Honours) in Education from the University of Durham in the UK and is an experienced class teacher and head teacher.  She has spent her whole career in education, working extensively across private and public schools in both the UK and in South Africa. While living and working in the UK, Nicol taught in a number of schools across the country, culminating in her appointment as Head of Infants at a leading private school in West London. Since moving to Cape Town in 2010, Nicol has been working with children from Nursery to Grade 8.  She has also facilitated special needs children within a mainstream learning environment. As Head Teacher at BMLC, Nicol dedicates her energy and experience to create a caring, fun and stimulating learning environment in order to support every child to flourish and to reach their full potential.




T’Neal obtained her BSc Honours degree in Speech Therapy in 2006 from the University of Cape Town and completed her Community Service year at the Rob Ferreira Hospital in Nelspruit during 2007. She moved back to Cape Town in 2008 where she practiced as a Speech Therapist.  After taking some time off to start her family and be at home with her children during their early years, she completed a facilitation course to help prepare her for her passion of working with children with physical and intellectual impairments. T’Neal started working at Beautiful Minds Learning Centre in 2018 as a facilitator to one of the learners and took on the role as the Assistant Teacher in 2019. She is also currently completing her Post Graduate Diploma in Foundation Phase Teaching .