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New Deputy Head (Pastoral) Appointed

24 February -- admin

Nick Graham has been appointed as Deputy Head (Pastoral) at Thorngrove School from September 2017.  Nick is currently Head of Year at The Dragon School, Oxford; the largest boarding preparatory school in the UK.  Prior to this, he has also been Head of Geography and an Assistant Housemaster.  He is an enthusiastic sportsman who currently runs the 1st XI at the Dragon and coaches and plays for Oxford Harlequins RFC.  Nick will take over from Craig Williams who, as you know, takes up the headship of Abingdon Preparatory School.

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