Natasha Dangerfield, Governor
Natasha has 8 years experience as a headteacher in an independent school and 25 years in boarding education with 22 years in Leadership roles. She is currently the headteacher of Westonbirt School in Gloucestershire. Under her tenrue, Westonbirt has achieved an 'outstanding' ISI inspection and Natasha has been awarded the runner up for 'Best Head of a Public School' 2017.
Westonbirt offers exceptional senior education in small classes with expert teaching staff dedicated to ensuring each student reaches their full potential. As a non-selective school of just over 200, their achievements are competitive with many larger schools. Students are regularly selected to play lacrosse for England and Wales, Drama productions have aired at the Edinburgh Fringe to high acclaim, over two-thirds play at least one musical instrument. Over 90% of Sixth Form students go on to their first choice universities including Cambridge, Durham, Cardiff, Bristol, UCL and Central St. Martins.
Individuality is celebrated and their students develop a level of confidence, which is neither arrogant nor taken for granted. Success is celebrated and development is nourished. Westonbirt is proud of all students.