Headship of The Perse Prep
James Piper has been appointed as the Head of The Perse Prep from 1st September 2014, taking over from Gareth Jones.
James is currently Deputy Headmaster of Bilton Grange Preparatory School in Rugby and is a former Head of Classics and Housemaster at the Dragon School, Oxford. He read Classics at Durham University where he played cricket to a high level, has a PGCE from Pembroke College, Cambridge, and is completing a Masters of Education in Educational Leadership at the University of Buckingham.
James will be visiting The Prep at various times in the next academic year to get to know the School, pupils, parents and staff.
Gareth Jones joined The Perse Prep in 2006 with the task of leading the School through its move to full co-education and expansion. This he has done with great success and he will leave a larger, fully co-ed school with many excellent new facilities.