Abbie Deeming gained her BSc Applied Sciences studying Psychology and Animal Biology at Wolverhampton Polytechnic before going onto the Oxford Polytechnic PGCE programme to gain Qualified Teacher Status teaching 3 – 8 year olds.
After a while teaching Reception in mainstream schools, she moved into the Further Education sector to teach on childcare and education courses. During her time in FE, she taught on courses from Level 2 through to Level 6, with both adults and young people, and was instrumental in the introduction of Foundation Degrees in Early Years and Education to the college she taught at. During this time, Abbie also completed an MA Education at the University of Derby.
In September 2014, Abbie joined the University of Northampton to join the Education, Children and Young People team in the School of Education.