During her time at Kingham it was realised that Theresa was a languages teacher who spoke fluently eight languages. She was asked if she could help a pupil who was studying for his A-levels in Spanish ? Theresa gave him private tuition, he went on to achieve an S-level in the subject. Theresa also taught a German class and helped several boys in their French and English language studies. It was a round 1978 that Mrs Hay left Kingham Hill to take up a post at Eton College in Windsor.