THE Mead at Wingfield will be welcoming a new head from September.

Neil Griffiths has been promoted from a leadership post at the school’s Hilperton site, to head of site at Wingfield.

He said: “Taking over the leadership of the Wingfield site is a fantastic opportunity for me and one that I’m incredibly excited to get stuck into as soon as possible."

Mr Griffiths will also be the new teacher in the mixed Nursery and Reception class, and said: “I’m fully committed to my new role and really looking forward to getting to know the children and families.”

Head of The Mead School, Emma Holton, said: “I am absolutely delighted with the appointment of Neil Griffiths. He is a highly dedicated and experienced teacher and leader, I am certain that his leadership will enable the children, staff and families at our Wingfield site to continue to flourish.”