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Falcons School for Girls and Peregrines Pre-Preparatory School has announced the appointment of Sara Williams-Ryan as headmistress from September 2018.
Sara Williams-Ryan will join the Putney-based school, from her role of Assistant Head (Pastoral) at Emanuel School in Wandsworth where she has been a member of the Senior Management Team for 13 years.
Prior to taking on the Assistant Head role at Emanuel School, Mrs Williams-Ryan started her career as Head of Spanish. She was quickly promoted to Head of Modern Foreign Languages and then Senior Tutor for Girls.
Before teaching at Emanuel School, Mrs Williams-Ryan taught at Ibstock Place School for nine years where she was Head of Spanish and MFL. She is also a Governor of Christ Church Primary School in Battersea.
Mrs Williams-Ryan is an Arts graduate (Licence ès Lettres) from the University of Geneva and has obtained a PGCE and MA in Education. As a keen linguist, Mrs Williams-Ryan loves keeping up to date with French and Spanish literature. She is also passionate about music and dance.
Mrs Williams-Ryan commented: “I am delighted to be taking on the headship at an exciting time for Falcons School for Girls as they launch Peregrines Pre-Preparatory. The school has a reputation for academic excellence, the children are confident, cheerful and motivated, the staff knowledgeable, positive, kind and creative, with high expectations, and the facilities are superb.”
Opening in September 2018, Peregrines is a co-ed Pre-Preparatory School which shares Falcons School for Girls’ stunning surroundings and where boys and girls aged 3 to 8 are encouraged to flourish and thrive.
Enjoying a convenient location within a conservation area in Putney, Peregrines and Falcons School for Girls have spacious green play areas, superb facilities and dedicated teachers. Both will inspire your child to foster a curiosity and interest in the world around them and to develop a lifelong love of learning.
After Peregrines, Falcons School for Girls and Falcons School for Boys offer places to pupils at Year 4.
Falcons School for Girls is one of London’s Leading Independent Preparatory Schools and is part of the prestigious Alpha Plus Group.
The school offers an optimal learning environment and has specialist facilities for Science, Mathematics, Art, Drama and Dance. Leadership can be seen at every level of the school, contributing to a culture where children are cherished and appropriately challenged.
Creativity is at the heart of Falcons School for Girls and teachers are able to adapt the delivery of the curriculum to reflect every girl’s individual learning needs. The school also works closely with parents during the education process and each girl is prepared for entry into the senior school which best meets her learning needs and future development.
For more information on Falcons School for Girls visit www.falconsgirls.co.uk/
For more information on Peregrines Pre-Preparatory visit www.peregrinespreprep.co.uk
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