The Team

Penny Gunn

Job title

Director of Training


Since gaining her Diploma of Higher Education (Deaf Studies from Bristol University in 1995 Penny has dedicated herself to improving communication between Deaf, deaf/blind and hearing members of her local community. Penny worked tirelessly to spread Deaf and deaf/ blind awareness across the South East and has partnered with local organisations such as hospitals, councils, hotels, childcare facilities to name a few.
She has taught BSL formally for over 20 years, and in 2007 set up Sign for Thoughts Training Centre in Farnborough to deliver BSL courses from beginners Level 1 BSL, right through to Interpreting programmes. Penny is also a qualified NVQ assessor.

Her passion for BSL and great communication is contagious! She provides a great support for her students as they follow their BSL journeys and she is always available on Skype for advice, 1:1 tutorials and support.