Executive Headteacher at FBA & CEO
Julian studied Law at Exeter University and qualified as a barrister in 1996. After a year working as a Crown Prosecutor he completed a PGCE at Anglia Ruskin University and began teaching. He has taught in 5 state schools in 3 local authorities. At Chelmsford County High he was Deputy Headteacher when the school was graded Outstanding by Ofsted and gained the highest GCSE results in England in the January league tables. He is in his 10th year as Headteacher at Frances Bardsley Academy, a Good school with Outstanding features. Julian holds a 1st Class honours degree in English, a Masters in Educational Leadership, an MBA and the NPQH. He is currently a doctoral student. He is a Past President and current Committee Member of the Association of State Girls Schools, has chaired the cross phase Havering Education Strategic Partnership, Chairs the Havering Festival of Education and writes for the National Education Trust. In July 2021 he will join the Board of the National Coalition of Girls School in the United States.