Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead
Mr Simon Bird is Deputy Head. He read Modern Languages at the University of Birmingham and has a Masters in Educational Leadership. After spells working in France and Spain, and teaching jobs at Taunton School and Hampton School, Mr Bird was a Series Producer for a film company specialising in business documentaries before returning ‘home’ to teaching at Cranleigh in 2002.
Mr Bird was Housemaster of East House for six years before being appointed to the role of Assistant Deputy Head and subsequently Deputy Head. He continues to coach swimming and water polo, and is also a teacher of French and Spanish.