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New headteacher for Cransley
A NEW headteacher will be joining Cransley School in September.
Simon Leyshon has been appointed by the school governors and will start at the Great Budworth school on September 1.
He will be joining the School after 11 years at Lord Wandsworth College, in Hampshire, where he is currently head of religious studies, the school chaplain and a key member of the senior management team.
Throughout his career he has been a keen sportsman, being able to coach a variety of sports as well as enjoying cooking, walking, the theatre and film making.
Mr Leyshon is also an Inspector for the Independent Schools Inspectorate.
A statement from the school said: “A talented man of real quality and integrity and completely professional in everything he does, the governors are totally convinced that Simon, supported by his wife Lis, has the necessary wide range of qualities and abilities to do an outstanding job as head of Cransley.
“His energy and enthusiasm for working with young people along with his exceptional leadership qualities will be a great advantage to the school and local community.”
Mr Leyshon said: “I am delighted and excited to have been offered the position of headmaster at Cransley School and over the next few months I will be working closely with the school to ensure a smooth transition into Cransley School life.
“I look forward to meeting all the children and parents in the coming months.”