New head teacher at Bexhill’s Charters Ancaster

Dr Paula Radice with pupils
Dr Paula Radice with pupils

The children of Charters Ancaster Preparatory and Nursery School have welcomed a new head teacher this term.

Dr Paula Radice joins the school after more than 20 years’ experience of teaching and school leadership in Hastings and St Leonards, where she specialised in the teaching of gifted and talented pupils.

She is a specialist leader of education for the more able and a board member of 
the body GT Voice, a national network for all those interested in supporting gifted children.

Dr Radice said: “I am delighted to be at Charters Ancaster, which has a lovely nurturing feel, combined with high aspirations for all its pupils.

“I can see straight away both the school and the nursery are happy, caring communities with dedicated teachers who know each child individually and can give them the time and encouragement to discover their learning strengths.

“Alongside the many specialist teachers, and lots of extra-curricular activities, we will now be able to offer Latin teaching and a wider range of challenging and exciting learning opportunities.”

Mike Crump, the school’s chairman of directors, said: “We have been extremely fortunate in appointing Dr Radice, who is a dedicated and passionate educator, committed to academic excellence and ensuring all children reach their full potential: a fantastic addition to the school.”

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