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The school works hard to develop confidence and self-belief and is good at spotting potential – ‘my son would not get on the stage when he joined but now has the main part in the school play’, said a mother. ‘The teachers are very open’, said a boy. ‘We can ask questions and they don’t bite your head off if you get it wrong’. Loyal and enthusiastic bunch of parent and staff supporters. Sporting etiquette taken seriously and woe betide…

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Since 2008, Mike Piercy BA (40s). Read English at Leicester; two headships prior to this one - Moor Park Prep in Ludlow and Dunhurst, Bedales Prep, where he loved the liberal ethos. Previously deputy head at Forres Sandle Manor. He teaches English to all year 5s and runs a weekly drama activity group; 'a natural teacher,' said one parent. 'He's relaxed and well in control, popular, fair and a good speaker,' said another. Skilled at managing parental expectations. 'Very approachable and personable,' said one parent, 'but he is tough when he needs to be and knows what he wants.' Another added that he is 'adept at managing high achieving parents with opinions and quietly sticks to his guns on a non-confrontational way.'

Wife, Lucy, teaches senior music; they have four children...

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