Wendy originally worked for the Royal Shakespeare Company producing costumes for the main house and the touring company. She then ran her own bespoke wedding gown business, designing and producing original designs for customers.

After completing her qualification to teach in further education, she began teaching within the art and design area of the college. Within a short period Wendy began working within the specialised learning support team.

Wendy has completed a number of post graduate qualifications, including an MA in Special Educational Needs. Wendy is a qualified Specialist Teacher for teaching and assessing learners with specific learning difficulties specialising in dyslexia. She is a member of both the Professional Association of Teachers of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties and an Associate Member of the British Dyslexia Association.