Following Keith Metcalfe's appointment as Headmaster of Malvern College, we are pleased to announce that Alastair Chirnside will become Harrow's Deputy Head Master from April 2019.
As Director of Studies at Harrow, Alastair currently has responsibility for academic strategy, the curriculum, teaching and learning, and Heads of Subject. He studied Classics and French at Merton College, Oxford, graduating with a double first and a half Blue in lightweight rowing. Before teaching, he worked as a fund manager for Schroders in London. In 2004, he joined Eton College to teach Classics, where he also coached rowing for several years, before becoming Head of the Fifth Form, Head of the Classics Department and a House Master.