A CHEMISTRY graduate has been appointed headteacher at Hipperholme Grammar School.
Jack Williams took up the role at the start of the new school term.
Mr Williams comes from a grammar school in Stockport, having worked at Leeds Grammar School and Magdalen College School, Oxford.
A chemistry graduate from Sheffield University, Mr Williams will be taking an active role in the classroom as well as leading both the junior and senior schools.
His wife, Anne, also works in the independent education sector and he has a young son, Oliver.
Mr Williams is a softball umpire at national level and enjoys singing and sport.
He said: “The opportunity for children from three to 18 to learn in the same, small nurturing environment is one which all can benefit from.
“I hope to be able to bring a number of new initiatives while maintaining the aims and ethos which have made the school so successful for over 350 years.”