Out­stand­ing as­pi­ra­tion for new head

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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.

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