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Headmaster Dr. John Price to Bid Farewell to Worksop College

In an emotional announcement, Headmaster Dr. John Price has revealed that he will be bidding farewell to Worksop College and Ranby House in March 2025.
28 May 2024
Written by Hannah Peacock
General

Dr. Price is set to assume the role of Regional Ambassador at the Independent Schools Association (ISA), marking a significant transition in his career.

Upon reflecting on his tenure at Worksop College, Dr. Price expressed gratitude for the progress achieved during his nearly six-year leadership. Under his guidance, the school has witnessed remarkable growth, with student numbers soaring from approximately 490 to a projected 770 next year. Dr. Price attributes this success to the collective efforts and dedication of the entire school community.

Sharing his sentiments about Worksop College, Dr. Price acknowledged the profound impact of the school and the deep connections forged within its walls. While he anticipates the challenges of his new role, Dr. Price remains optimistic that his extensive experience in headship, spanning 16 years, will serve as a valuable asset in his future endeavors.

Dr. Price extended heartfelt appreciation to the dedicated team at Worksop College, whose unwavering enthusiasm and commitment have been instrumental in driving significant developments and improvements. He also expressed gratitude to the Worksop College and Ranby House community for their unwavering support over the years, especially during the challenges posed by the pandemic.

As Dr. Price prepares to embark on this new chapter, the Governors, in collaboration with the Woodard Corporation, have initiated the recruitment process for his successor. Acknowledging the time required for this transition, Dr. Price urged patience and understanding from the community, assuring them of the commitment to find and appoint a suitable successor in due course.

In closing, Dr. Price reiterated his gratitude for the support and understanding of the Worksop College community. He expressed eagerness to maintain connections with this remarkable community in the years ahead, recognizing the enduring impact of their collective efforts and camaraderie.

Dr. Price's departure marks the end of an era at Worksop College, but his legacy of dedication, leadership, and community spirit will undoubtedly endure as the institution continues its journey of excellence.

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