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Senior Leadership Team
Jill Henderson - Deputy Head
Jill Henderson joined the school in 1988 as Head of the English Department, having been Head of Year 7 and second in English at a large comprehensive school in Bushey. She was appointed Deputy Head in 1994, initially in charge of school and staff development planning, followed by leading the Pastoral System. For the last ten years she has been responsible for the curriculum and staffing. She is married with one son, an ex-pupil of Chesham Grammar School, who works in the City.
Oliver Josephson - Assistant Head
Ollie joined CGS in 2015 after ten years at Aylesbury Grammar School. Prior to his becoming Assistant Head at CGS, Ollie spent six years as a Head of Year at AGS, and he also led the World Development department at the school for three. His primary teaching subjects at CGS are History and Politics and his main responsibilities as Assistant Head are for Data and Exams. Ollie is a local boy; having been born in High Wycombe, Ollie lived in Chesham for much of the first 23 years of his life, apart from the four years he spent at university completing his undergraduate degree in Sheffield and his teacher training in Leeds. Ollie now lives in Aylesbury with his wife and young daughter and son.
Tim Patteson - Assistant Head
Tim joined Chesham Grammar School in September 2015 having been Subject Leader of Geography at Dr Challoner's Grammar School, Amersham for four years. Prior to that, he worked at Sir John Lawes School, a mixed comprehensive in Harpenden. His current role includes responsibility for teaching and learning as well as staff professional development. He is married with two young daughters.
Paul Griffiths - Finance & Resources Director
Paul Griffiths joined Chesham Grammar School in September 2015 as Finance & Resources Director, having been Director of Business at a multi-academy trust in Haverhill, Suffolk. Prior to working in education Paul had a career in catering and retail management and shortly after his appointment at a local secondary school found it rapidly expanding in to a multi-academy trust. In his previous role Paul was also appointed as a Specialist Leader of Education for the Cambridge and Suffolk schools alliance. Paul is married with a daughter and son who are both in Primary education.