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Catherine Hughes appointed Prep School Assistant Head on permanent basis

Catherine Hughes appointed Prep School Assistant Head on permanent basis

Rydal Penrhos Preparatory School has announced the appointment of Catherine Hughes as Assistant Head.

The popular figure joined the school community joined the Rydal Penrhos community in 2017 and held the post of Acting Assistant Head for the 2018-19 academic year as the Prep School determined its longer-term leadership structure.

Miss Hughes has made a considerable impact during this time and has now been appointed to the role on a permanent basis, and she brings a wealth of experience both in teaching and leadership roles.

She has taught in a variety of schools in the North West, including a very large four-form entry primary school, and Catherine has also been a SENCo, Coordinator in a number of curriculum areas, and a Key Stage One Leader.

At three of her previous schools, Miss Hughes has been involved as a key member of staff in supporting and leading with improvement journeys, and her efforts to develop various areas of academic life at Rydal Penrhos greatly boosting the school’s provision.

Prep School Head Alison Hind, said: “We are excited by this appointment, and believe that Catherine will provide strong support for the school as we move on through our continuous journey of development and improvement.


“She is already a much-valued and loved member of the team and has brought with her some very exciting ideas that we are keen to develop further as the academic year progresses.

“I am sure you will all join me in congratulating Catherine on her appointment, and welcoming her support as a key leader within the Prep School.”

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