Outstanding aspiration for new head
A NEWLY appointed head teacher has said her goal is to lead the school from ‘outstanding’ to ‘exceptional.’
Following a rigorous selection process involving governors, staff and pupils, Chesham Grammar School’s governing body has appointed Annmarie McNaney as its new head teacher to succeed Philip Wayne on September 1.
Miss McNaney lives in Berkhamsted and is married with two sons, aged 12 and nine.
She is currently one of the school’s deputy head teachers.
After being awarded a BA in theology and sociology by the University of Bristol, she began her teaching career at a mixed comprehensive school in Avon, rising to become assistant head of sixth form.
She joined Chesham Grammar School, or Chesham High School as it was then, as head of sixth form. She was subsequently promoted, first to assistant head
DELIGHTED: Chesham Grammar School’s governing body has appointed Annmarie McNaney as its new headteacher and then to deputy the excellent work he head. has done during his
The governing body eight years here and said Miss McNaney has lead the school from made a ‘major impact outstanding to on improving learning exceptional. and teaching’, which “Working with our was a ‘huge factor’ in highly talented students Chesham Grammar and staff to achieve this School, in White Hill, will be a real honour.” being rated Mr Wayne will become ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted the head teacher of the last year. Miss McNaney Royal Grammar School, said: “I’m absolutely in High Wycombe, on delighted to have been September 1. appointed as Philip He has been the head Wayne’s successor. of Chesham Grammar
“My goal is to build on School since 2007.