KINGS’ NEW PRINCIPAL
Ben Charles will take over in April 2019 as Principal of King’s Rochester and Headmaster of the Senior School, following Jeremy Walker’s move to be Head of St Peter’s School, York. Roger Overend, who retired as Headmaster of King’s Preparatory School in July, will be Acting Principal for the Lent Term.
Currently Senior Deputy Head of The Portsmouth Grammar School, Ben is married to Helen, also a teacher, and they have three young children with another on the way. An experienced choral conductor and singer, he is also a huge sports fan.