A SCHOOL has announced the appointment of a new head teacher for 2020.

The Board of Governors at Terrington Hall School has revealed Simon Kibler as successor to Stephen Mulryne, from September 2020.

Currently the deputy head at Dover College, Simon joins Terrington Hall with 20 years of experience in independent education and both prep and senior schools.

Simon said: “From our first visit to the school, we were instantly struck by its spectacular location and the extremely warm and friendly welcome from everyone.

“Terrington Hall is an exceptional school and we are determined to build on the outstanding all-round education it offers and are honoured to be at the centre of its exciting future.’’

Current head Stephen Mulryne will move on to pastures new after nine years at the school, which recently received an excellent in all academic areas from Ofsted.

He said: “I am delighted to be handing over the reins at Terrington to Simon, in such great shape.

“I have loved my time at Terrington - it is a very special school where the pupils are our best ambassadors and I could not be prouder of them and the team’’.

Rodger Hobson, chairman of governors of Terrington Hall, said: “Simon impressed all the governors with his passion for education, compassion, warmth and collaborative approach.

“He brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to Terrington to further build on the fabulous achievements and success of the school and its children during the nine years that Stephen has been at Terrington.”