Head teacher to leave grammar school
A BUCKS head teacher will leave behind a ‘magnificent legacy’ when he steps down from the role next year.
Dr Mark Fenton will be leaving his post as headmaster of Dr Challoner’s Grammar School, in Chesham Road, Amersham, in the summer of 2016 after 15 years in the role.
Dr Fenton has been appointed to the prestigious role of Chief Master at King Edward’s School in Birmingham, one of the leading independent boys’ schools in the country.
In addition to leading King Edward’s School, he will also have the role of head tracher of the King Edward’s Foundation in the city.
This will involve representing all the eight schools of the foundation on its main board, with particular responsibility for the development of educational policy. The foundation includes five grammar schools, its Dr Mark Fenton will be leaving his post as headmaster of Dr Challoner’s Grammar School in the summer of 2016 sponsored academy and an independent girls’ school as well as King Edward’s itself
Chairman of Governors at Dr Challoner’s Grammar School, Jane Penton, said: “I am absolutely delighted for Dr Fenton and wish him every success in his appointment. He has been an exceptional head for Dr Challoner’s Grammar School. He will leave a magnificent legacy.”