Headmaster 

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Chris Ramsey

Chris Ramsey

Headmaster

Chris Ramsey is Headmaster of Whitgift and is responsible to the John Whitgift Foundation and School Committee for the strategic direction and overall success of the School.

He was educated at Brighton College and Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, taught at Shrewsbury and was Head of Languages at Wellington College, before becoming Deputy Head at Cranleigh and then Headmaster of King’s College Taunton. From 2007-17, he was Headmaster of King’s Chester.

He has three grown up children, one currently at university. From 2012-20 he chaired HMC’s Universities Committee, speaking for the sector on Higher Education matters, and he now serves on HMC’s Finance Committee. He is a Governor at Colfe’s School and also sits as a representative of European schools on the Heads Council of the International Baccalaureate.

Executive Team

The Executive Team meets weekly to make decisions on operational matters and to review areas of school life to ensure alignment and progress with the vision. 

The Executive Team supports the Headmaster and consists of:

David Cresswell

David Cresswell

Senior Deputy
Dayle Kirby

Dayle Kirby

Deputy Head (Pastoral)
Rachel Attenborough

Rachel Attenborough

Deputy Head (Academic)
David Godwin

David Godwin

Director of Finance and Operations
Kate Goldberg

Kate Goldberg

Assistant Head (Student Futures)
Andrew Marlow

Andrew Marlow

Assistant Head (Partnerships and Development)
William Munks

William Munks

Assistant Head (Academic)
Adrian Norris

Adrian Norris

Assistant Head (Pastoral and Boarding)
Alistair Osborne

Alistair Osborne

Assistant Head (Co-curricular)

Senior Leadership Team

The Senior Leadership Team (SLT) meets three times each term to review the progress on the term's aims and overarching vision; each member of the SLT has a 'staff forum' group to ensure communication to and from all staff.

The Headmaster and Executive Team are supported by the Senior Leadership Team consisting of:

David Bates

David Bates

Director of International Education
Faye Carter

Faye Carter

Director of Sixth Form
Hina Ghumra

Hina Ghumra

Director of Marketing and Communications
Sami Michael

Sami Michael

Director of Junior Years and Admissions
Ross Munro

Ross Munro

Director of Middle Years
James Piggott

James Piggott

Director of Learning and Innovation
James Stremes

James Stremes

Director of Estates & Facilities
Dudley Tredger

Dudley Tredger

Senior Academic Manager