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A New Headmaster for TPS

The Governors are very pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Oliver Barrett as Headmaster of Twickenham Preparatory School from September 2020.Oliver will be joining us from St George’s Junior School, Weybridge where he is currently serving as Academic Deputy Head. He joined St George’s Juniors as Head of Year 6 fourteen years ago and has successfully developed his career there. In his role as Deputy Head, he is line manager for thirteen curriculum leaders and an Assistant Head. Oliver knows this area well, having grown up locally and attended Hampton School. He is married with two daughters at Senior School, is a Governor at Manby Lodge School and active in charity work and volunteering.

His personal and teaching values are strongly aligned with those of Twickenham Prep and our ethos and beliefs are a major part of his desire to take up the role as Head of our School.Harry Bates, the Chair of Governors, said, “The Governors are delighted that Oliver will be taking over the leadership of Twickenham Prep. Oliver impressed all of us with both his understanding of the school and vision for the future. We are very much looking forward to working with him.”

Commenting on his appointment, Oliver said “I am very excited about the prospect of leading an outstanding school, focused on child-centred, individual education with a strong community feel.”