The Head Teacher

Miles Chester has worked as a Teacher and School Leader in Inner-London Primary Schools for 21 years.

Before becoming head of the new Thomas’s Academy, he was Head Teacher at New King’s School for six years and, prior to that appointment, Deputy Head of Sunnyhill Primary School in Lambeth. After growing up in West London, Miles graduated from Edinburgh University with an honours degree in Biological Sciences. He went on to complete his PGCE at Roehampton University. He holds the NPQH qualification and completed his MBA in Educational Leadership at the Institute of Education in 2012. He is married to Shabana. They have three young sons. 

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