KINGSLEY School in Bideford has welcomed a new headmaster.
This term Simon Woolcott, who already works at the school, will take up the post replacing previous headmaster, Andy Waters.
Mr Woolcott was deputy headmaster of the senior school as well as headmaster of the junior school.
The chairman of governors, David Pinney, made the announcement this afternoon.
He said: “I know you will join me in welcoming Mr Woolcott into the headship role.
“The governors and I look forward to working with him to ensure that the education and achievements offered by Kingsley School remains of the highest quality.”
Mr Woolcott said he was delighted with his appointment.
He said: “I have always been so pleased to be working at Kingsley, our brilliant school in beautiful North Devon.
“I am honoured to continue to work with our strong staff team and of course our wonderful pupils.
“I am very much looking forward to the future progress and achievement of each and everyone in our school.”