Chris has been Head of Sir William Perkins’s School, an independent day school for girls, since September 2014.
He was educated at Dartford Grammar School for Boys, then at University College, London. He taught Classics at St Dunstan’s College, then at The Royal Grammar School in Guildford as well as being Deputy Head of Sixth Form. He moved to Kingston Grammar as Head of Classics in 2000, then was Head of Sixth Form from 2003-2009 before joining Sir William Perkins’s in 2009 where he was Deputy Head for five years, prior to being appointed Head last year. Therefore he has diverse experience of single sex and co-educational schools.
He is an avid reader, is passionate about current affairs and Dr Who, and enjoys skiing with his family.
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