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Roland Martin - Chair of The Society of Heads 2019 - 2020

City of London Freemen’s School

Roland Martin, has been in his second headship at City of London Freemen’s School since September 2015.  Previously, he spent four years as headmaster at Rendcomb College in...


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Lynne Horner - Vice-Chair

Westholme School

Lynne originates from the Wirral and apart from going to the University of Birmingham, she has spent her career in the North West region.  As a pupil on an assisted place in the 1970s, Lynn...


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Adrian Meadows - Chair Designate & Treasurer

The Peterborough School

Adrian has been Headteacher of The Peterborough School, a day school catering for boys and girls (age 6 weeks to 18 years), since September 2007. The school educated girls only in the Senior...


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Chris Bouckley - Chair of Heads of Junior Schools' Committee

Fulneck School

Chris trained in Leeds, at the Carnegie School of Education and, on graduating, took up the post of PE Teacher at Brentwood School. 16 years later, Chris moved back to his home county of...


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Frank Butt - Chair of Deputy Heads' Committee

Langley School

Born in Gloucestershire and educated at Marling Grammar School in Stroud, Frank Butt studied Engineering with German at the University of Bath and his PGCE in Exeter. His teaching career started with...


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Christine Cuniffe - Chair of Professional Development Committee

LVS Ascot

After graduating from Reading university with a Master’s degree in Music, Christine enjoyed six years as a professional pianist before entering the teaching profession in 1994.  She has...


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Sarah Raffray - Chair of Sports & Creative Arts Committee

St Augustine’s Priory

Sarah Raffray has been Headteacher of St Augustine's Priory which is  an all-through Catholic girls day school in Ealing  since August 2012. She was previously Deputy Head of St...


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Sue Hannam - Chair of Futures Group

Lichfield Cathedral School

Sue graduated from Birmingham University with a BA (Hons) in English Language and Literature, which included a one year Erasmus exchange to Austria. After a brief but successful career as a...


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Damian Ettinger - Chair of IRG

Cokethorpe School

Previously a housemaster and head of department at Prior Park College and Downside School, Damian was appointed to a headship in 2002. He is a Director of ISI, a Freeman of the Worshipful Company of...


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Andy Colpus - Chair Education Committee

St. Joseph's College, Reading

Andy has been Headmaster of St Joseph’s College, Reading since September 2012. After studying Economics and Statistics at Southampton University he joined BAA plc on their graduate trainee...


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David Holland

Hill House School

David is Headmaster of Hill House School, Doncaster, an independent school for ages 3 to 18 with 740 pupils. Hill House was named Times Independent School of the Year 2012-13, and received the...


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Emma-Kate Henry

Head Elect - St. Christopher School

Emma-Kate has been involved with the Society of Heads since 2009, following her appointment as Deputy Head at St Christopher School in 2009.  Following her move to Hampshire Collegiate School as...


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Guy Ayling

Mount Kelly

Guy was a boarder himself for 11 years at Bilton Grange and Rugby School. He studied Medieval History at St Andrews and then spent three years in Japan on the JET Programme, where he studied Kendo...


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Julian Noad

Oswestry School

A grammar school education in Kent was followed by an electrical engineering degree at Southampton University. However, the appeal of electric circuits was trumped by a spell of offshore yacht...


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