Vickie trained at the North Cheshire Theatre College under the guidance of David Needham and David Johnson. She attended Merseyside Dance and Drama Centre in Liverpool where she gained her teaching qualifications in ISTD tap and modern with Distinction, under the guidance of Gaynor Owen.
Vickie gained her Royal Academy of Dance teaching certificate in 2001. Her teaching career started as a student teacher at North Cheshire Theatre School from 1998 and continued. Vickie has a Certificate in Education and taught at Pendleton College from 2004 – 2013, delivering classes on the Musical Theatre, Performing Arts and Dance BTEC courses.
In 2009, she took over The Cheshire Theatre School (formerly the North Cheshire Theatre School) where her current student achievements are Janet Cram winners, runners up and most outstanding dance winners. Numerous TDCI finalists and winners. Associates of the Royal ballet school, Elmhurst young dancers, Tap Attack, Stage box, YEA, Train Insane, Phoenix boys associates, SYB and Northern Ballet associates.
Her student alumni includes numerous professional performers in West end and Uk musical theatre tours. Starlight Express in Bochum, Backing artists for little Mix, JLo. Dance and lead vocals Artists for Princess cruises and celebrity cruises.