Meet the Head

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Michael Eggleton joined Charles Dickens Primary School and Nursery in 2010, following teaching positions in Surrey. Michael has been part of the CDPS leadership team since 2014 and has held the position of Deputy Headteacher and Head of School before becoming the Headteacher.

Michael believes passionately in preparing children for the next stage of their education using a strong knowledge-rich curriculum, developing a lifelong love of the arts, and gaining exceptional emotional intelligence. He was educated in Surrey before going on to achieve a BA Hons degree at Greenwich University in London. He followed this with postgraduate qualifications from Yale University in the USA and University College London (NPQH).

In addition to his responsibilities at CDPS, Michael is a lead school inspector and a member of two Department for Education expert advisory boards on education.

Michael enjoys all things fitness, with a passion for the outdoors, including running, sailing and cycling. Michael is married to and supported by his wife Jenna; they have two children, Arthur and Florence.