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HEAD START

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The Judd School have announced that Jon Wood will succeed Robert Masters as Headmaster on September 1 2017.
Mr Wood is currently the school’s Deputy Headmaster and was awarded the new role by Judd’s governing body who cited his enthusiasm, vision, knowledge and experience of the school as the deciding factors in his appointment. They also commented that he would ‘honour the culture and ethos of the school.’

PUBLICATION PRAISE

Hillview

Tatler, one of the UK’s most prestigious lifestyle magazines has selected Hillview School for Girls in Tonbridge as one of the UK’s Best State Secondary Schools in 2017. Headmistress Hilary Burkett says:
“Our inclusion in the top state schools review is a clear recognition of the hard work and talents of our staff and students. Hillview is a unique, incredible school, it’s wonderful for all members of the Hillview community to be acknowledged in this way”.

EQUESTRIAN ACHIEVEMENT

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Following on from Saint Ronan’s pupil Hope R’s double championship success in 2016, the equestrian team are now once again headed for the regional championships after succeeding in the recent National School Equestrian Association regional qualifier at Duckhurst. Two pupils qualified in the 70cm grassroots with first place as well as gaining third place in the 70cm regional points league, and there were further impressive performances. The team are now hoping for further qualification at the next event this month.