Gildredge House, Place Group’s co-proposed Free School in Eastbourne, has appointed Mrs Lea Gilbert as Headmistress Designate.
Mrs Gilbert is currently Deputy Headmistress of The Peterborough School, a highly regarded all-through, co-educational independent school, and will be joining Gildredge House in April next year. In the meantime, she will be spending time meeting parents, developing the curriculum and recruiting staff alongside the Governing Body. Commenting on the appointment, Simon Rule, who is CEO Place Group and Vice Chair of Governors for Gildredge House, said:
“We are delighted to have Lea on board. Her experience and ethos exactly mirrors the vision that we have for our 4-19 all-through school, where every child will receive an outstanding education. We have had huge interest from parents across Eastbourne and East Sussex, and our open days have been incredibly well attended. Having Lea Gilbert lead our school demonstrates the quality of education and commitment for high standards that we as the Trust and Governing Body expect from September 2013.”
To find out more about Gildredge House, please visit www.gildredgehouse.org.uk