New Principal Announced
Future Schools Trust is delighted to announce the appointment of Isabelle Linney-Drouet as Principal of Cornwallis Academy.
Mrs Linney-Drouet joined the school in September last year on an interim basis but has this week accepted a permanent contract.
Sir Nick Williams, CEO of Future Schools Trust, said: “A number of potential applicants completed our intensive selection process, including Mrs Linney-Drouet whose interview was very impressive.
"The Governing Body agreed it has been extremely impressed by Isabelle’s leadership since she joined in an acting capacity, and are delighted to appoint her to the substantive post.
“In the six months Isabelle has been at Cornwallis, she has already made a number of important changes to the running of the school and look forward to seeing her lead the Academy towards even greater success.”
Mrs Linney-Drouet will officially leave her post as Vice Principal at Highworth Grammar School, in Ashford, at the end of this term.
In her position at Highworth, Mrs Linney-Drouet was responsible for raising the achievement of pupils to outstanding levels.
Mrs Linney-Drouet said: “I am delighted to accept the permanent role of Principal at Cornwallis Academy.
“I look forward to continuing the invaluable relationships with students, parents and staff, to ensure we achieve only the best possible outcomes.”