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Hampshire Collegiate School welcomes new deputy head and members of staff
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Hampshire Collegiate School welcomes new deputy head and members of staff

As Hampshire Collegiate School welcomes its pupils back at the start of the academic year, it is also pleased to announce the appointment of a number of new members of staff.   

José Picardo has been appointed Deputy Head. José joins Hampshire Collegiate School from Surbiton High School, where he was Assistant Principal and a modern languages teacher. He is fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the recipient of a Pearson Teaching Award.   

There have been several senior promotions within the school: Steven Bowyer has been promoted to Assistant Head of Academic, Leah Goodey to Assistant Head of Pastoral and Brionny Luxton is the Senior School’s Head of Art and Design Technology.   

The Senior School has a new Head of History, David Chinnock, and joint Heads of Boarding are Johnathan McCredie and Isabelle Hopwood. Charlotte White joins the Prep School as a reception teacher.   

Headmaster, Cliff Canning, commented: “The start of any new academic is always exciting, but this year is particularly so. We have some extraordinary new talent who have joined our outstanding team and this will only further our ability to provide every one of our pupils with the best education - enabling our students to achieve their academic ambitions, develop as confident and well-rounded individuals and prepare for university and their future careers."    

Elsewhere around the school, new faces include: Major Richard Amey has been appointed as Bursar (Richard was previously Head of Logistics at House of Fraser) and Charlotte Welland joins as Director of Marketing, Admissions & Communications (Charlotte has led a number of marketing and communication functions in large organisations, including PwC LLP).   

Left to right (back): José Picardo, Steven Bowyer, Richard Amey, Steven Prince (Head Boy), Charlotte Piper (Head Girl), Peter Brady (Acting Head of Prep School) Left to right (seated): Leah Goodey, Cliff Canning, Charlotte Welland

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