Governors are delighted to announce Martin Pearman's successor as Head of Ripon Grammar School in September 2017.
Jonathan Webb is currently Deputy Headmaster at Durham School and has had a distinguished teaching career having taught previously at Pocklington School, The Manchester Grammar School and Giggleswick School. He is a graduate in history from Christ’s College, Cambridge.
Jonathan Webb said: "I am extremely honoured to have been chosen from such a strong field and am indeed very excited by the prospect of leading such a fabulous school as Ripon Grammar School."
Chair of RGS Governors, Dr Peter Mason, said: "We are very pleased to have appointed Jonathan Webb as the next Head of RGS from an exceptionally large and competitive field of applicants. We have no doubt the school will continue to thrive and develop strongly under his leadership. We look forward to welcoming Jonathan in September."
Jonathan and his wife Helen live near Ripon and have two children, William and Daniel.