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Firs School Head Lucy Davies appointed to Governing Body

Firs School Head Lucy Davies appointed to Governing Body

A former Rydal Penrhos pupil has accepted a position as Governor for the start of the academic year.

Lucy Davies, who is the current Head at The Firs Preparatory School in Chester, will be part of the governing body from September and is one of three new appointments to the board.

Having completed a degree in Anthropology Mrs Davies worked in marketing before moving to Exeter University to take her teaching qualification.

Mrs Davies worked in two different maintained schools in Nottingham holding management positions in the subjects of science and maths as well as being in charge of different year groups in large schools.

Having had four sons the family took the decision to work abroad and Mrs Davies found herself  Head of Mathematics at a large primary school in Qatar.

During her years in the Middle East, Mrs Davies held various leadership positions until finally becoming the Head of Juniors with the responsibility for nearly 1000 students, before taking a second postgraduate qualification in dyslexia and learning.

She has also completed her National Professional Qualification for Headship and was appointed Head of The Firs School in 2014.

Chair of Governors’ Julian Barnes, said: “Together we are planning to become the most vibrant independent boarding and day school in the North West as we turn some of the more ambitious ideas into firm plans.

“In the meantime, the vital management and running of the School continues. Simon (Smith) and his team will continue, through our 5Ls philosophy, to strive for the best academic results whilst ensuring our pupils are happy, healthy and well-balanced individuals. Individuals who will make a positive impact on the world."

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