Philip Fawkes

Consultant - Preparatory School Education

Philip Fawkes has been a Headmaster of five prep schools. Having taught A-level History and Politics at Embley Park School (now the Hampshire Collegiate School), he was appointed Head of the newly established Junior School in 1986. From there he took on the challenge of revolutionising Lathallan School in Aberdeenshire, a school that was on the brink of closure. He left in 1997 have trebled the roll and turned the school into the largest prep school in Scotland. Philip was subsequently appointed Head of Twyford, a highly regarded academic preparatory school and a feeder for Winchester College.

In 2002, he took a different path as Head of Bruern Abbey, a unique preparatory school preparing bright children with learning difficulties for mainstream secondary education, including Winchester College, Rugby, Charterhouse and Tonbridge.

Philip retired from Headship, after twenty-five years, in July 2012 and is now works for us as a senior consultant, specialising in helping children with dyslexia and dyspraxia.

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