Toby Hughes, Deputy Head and Head of Sixth Form

Toby-Hughes
 

 

Wolverhampton Grammar School
Compton Road
Wolverhampton
West Midlands
WV3 9RB

trh@wgs-sch.net

  • MA Geography and Education Studies (Homerton College, Cambridge University)
  • MPhil Education (Queens’ College, Cambridge University)
  • PGCE (Homerton College, Cambridge University)

Toby is responsible for the day to day running of the school, including the academic and pastoral welfare of the Sixth Form and leading on Higher Education and other post-18 options.

Toby is a Cricket coach with the school 2nd XI.

Toby’s teaching career started in independent boarding schools at Felsted Prep School where he was Head of Geography before taking on the same role at Felsted School. In 2008 he moved to the King’s School, Chester where he was Head of Sixth Form before joining Wolverhampton Grammar School in September 2014 as Assistant Head with responsibility for the Sixth Form.

“Our School is a community, a place where students and staff care for each other and their environment. In many ways WGS is a rare place indeed, a day school with a boarding school ethos and it is this that makes the school such a special place to work and study.”

Toby has returned to his roots as he was educated in Bridgnorth before attending Cambridge University where he gained 3 Blues as well as writing and performing in various theatrical productions including Footlights. In his spare time he enjoys playing cricket for Bridgnorth, playing and writing music and trying to find local amateur dramatic companies that will allow him to perform on stage.

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