New senior staff members for Haywards Heath school

A Haywards Heath School has hired two new staff members to be deputy head pastoral and deputy head academic.

Wednesday, 7th April 2021, 2:09 pm
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Michael Matthews and Bruno Shovelton will join the senior leadership team at Cumnor House Sussex from September, working with new headmaster, Fergus Llewellyn.

Michael Matthews joins Cumnor from Farleigh School in Hampshire where he has been deputy head pastoral for the past four years.

After graduating with a music degree from Nottingham University, Michael moved to Worth School where he taught music and music technology.

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He said: “During my time at Worth I was always struck by the well-rounded nature of Cumnor pupils and their self-assured approach to school life, engaging meaningfully with other pupils and staff.

“My family and I are hugely excited about becoming part of the Cumnor community”.

Bruno Shovelton joins Cumnor from the Dragon School, Oxford where he is head of staff development and appraisal.

Bruno attended Worth School and studied classics at Merton College, Oxford.

He said: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining the Cumnor House community”.

Mr Fergus Llewellyn, headmaster of Cumnor House Sussex, said: “I am looking forward to working with Michael and Bruno who will bring a wealth of experience, enthusiasm, vision and warmth with them”.