Deputy Head Academic

Mr Chris Taylor is the Deputy Head Academic

Chris Taylor is the Deputy Head Academic from September 2021. Chris attended King’s College School in Wimbledon, read Classics at Trinity College, Oxford and completed a PGCE in Classics at the University of Cambridge.

Chris began his teaching career at Brentwood School in Essex, where he became a PGCE mentor, supporting other teachers into the profession. He was also a UCAS coordinator, supported Sixth Form students with the UCAS process. He then moved to Tonbridge Grammar School where he was Head of Classics, taught the IB Diploma and was Deputy Director of Sixth Form, with sole responsibility for university entrance, including managing UCAS applications and supporting Oxbridge and overseas applicants.

He became Head of Classics at Sevenoaks School in 2012 and has worked closely with the school's Institute of Teaching and Learning. Chris has also been in charge of the Model United Nations co-curricular activities at Sevenoaks. He is a dynamic leader, an incisive thinker and is committed to the academic success of Sevenoaks School.