Dear Friends of Dean Close,

As you will know, Jonathan Lancashire, in addition to his role as Headmaster of the Dean Close Senior School, is also responsible for Dean Close Prep School and the Pre-Prep School, and with the addition of St John’s-on-the-Hill, these management responsibilities have increased significantly. The Board of Trustees has therefore decided to make some changes in the school management team, reflecting the fact that we are now a larger group of schools caring for 1300 pupils, in a senior school, two prep schools and two pre-prep schools, with three nursery locations.

The Board has decided to appoint Jonathan to lead and oversee all the schools in both Cheltenham and Chepstow, with the title ‘Warden’. Bradley Salisbury will become Headmaster of Dean Close Senior School, with full responsibility for leading the school. He will report to Jonathan, exactly as do the Heads of both prep and pre-prep schools. We will also be making some other appointments, including a new Deputy Head for the Senior School, as well as a permanent appointment for Head at St John’s-on-the-Hill during this term.

To view the full letter from our Chairman of Governors, Kathryn Carden. pleaseclick here.

To read more about Jonathan’s thoughts on the changes and his new title of ‘Warden’, pleaseclick here.