Mrs Jeys grew up in Staffordshire before attending Durham University where she gained a First Class Honours Degree in Theology (with ancient languages). After a further stint at Cambridge University, she started her teaching career at The Manchester Grammar School. She then went onto lead Religion & Philosophy Departments at Malvern Girls’ College, Hulme Grammar School for Boys and Manchester High School for Girls. She enjoyed diverse roles at Manchester High School for Girls; from leading the first cohort of girls through the International Baccalaureate Diploma to being Head of Years 8 – 11 before becoming Deputy Head Mistress (Pastoral) in 2012.
She is passionate about holistic approaches to education and has written many nationally published articles on issues relating to girls’ schools and education. She is also an author of Philosophy textbooks for sixth form students. She has led external training sessions on data in schools and has spoken on the radio about various pastoral ventures including mindfulness and wellbeing. Mrs Jeys enjoys her responsibilities on the Education Committee for the Girls’ School Association and as a school inspector. She joined Alderley Edge School for Girls as Headmistress in September 2016.