head, Sir William Perkins's School
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, before becoming 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 in 2014.
Chris has diverse experience of single sex and co-educational schools. He is also a governor and chair of the Curriculum and Quality Committee at NESCOT, Epsom’s college of further and higher education, offering full and part-time vocational courses and apprenticeships to learners and employers from Surrey. He is an avid reader, is passionate about current affairs and Dr Who, and enjoys skiing with his family.
Sunday 29 October, 16:00 Frobisher 1-3
Should schools make pupils ‘work-ready’?