Mrs H Jeys

Headmistress |

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.

Mrs C Wood

Senior School Deputy Headmistress |

Mrs Wood completed her Geography degree at the University of Leicester. Having relocated back home to Cheshire, she joined AESG in 2005 and was appointed to the position of Deputy Headmistress in January 2011. She is also a key member of the Geography Department and specialises in Physical Geography at A level, which is her passion.

Mrs Wood supports the Headmistress in the day to day running of the school and her main areas of responsibility include being the School’s Designated Safeguarding Lead and managing the Senior School Pastoral Team.

Mrs C Millar

Director of Studies |

Mrs Millar graduated with a degree from Nottingham University in History having studied areas as diverse as Women’s History, Late Medieval Italian History and Tsarist Russia. Following a PGCE at MMU, she first moved to Cambridgeshire and became the Head of History at The King’s School, Peterborough. She then took up the position as Head of Humanities at Cartmel High School. A change of focus from the academic to a pastoral side of school life led Catherine to become the Assistant Head of Sixth Form at Manchester High School for Girls before becoming the Head of Sixth Form at AESG. Catherine took on the role of Head of Careers before becoming the School’s Director of Studies in 2016.

Mr J Russell

Head of Sixth Form |

Originally from Sale, Mr Russell studied Politics and History at the University of the West of England. After some time working in banking, he completed a Master’s Degree in Comparative Politics and History and a PGCE in History. He has taught History since 2003 and joined Alderley Edge School for Girls from Stockport Grammar School. Mr Russell is our Head of Sixth Form.

Nursery and Pre-School Taster Day

Tuesday 26 June 2018 from 9:30am – 11:30am

For girls aged 2 – 4