Acting Head of School, Mr John Whitehead


John Whitehead joined Colston’s Girls’ School as Vice Principal in 2014. Inspired by the unique culture for learning and the focus on achievement, aspiration and compassion that defined the school, his commitment to moving the school forward saw him assume the role of acting Head of School in September 2016.

Mr Whitehead was part of the Senior Leadership Team that oversaw the continued transition of the school in a manner that has maintained the school’s outstanding results in terms of student attainment and progress. Maintaining and improving the high quality of the teaching and learning in the school has been his key focus, along with ensuring that every student who comes to the school benefits from all it has to offer.

Mr Whitehead leads an exceptionally strong and experienced Senior Leadership Team that is determined to secure all of the values and expectations that have made CGS such a successful school, whilst ensuring that the students benefiting from proven strategies for improving the students chances of future success.