Alastair Chirnside, the 14th Warden of St. Edward’s, took up the post in 2021. Mr. Chirnside arrived from Harrow, where he was deputy head; before that, he taught at Eton and did a stint as a city fund manager. He’s also a keen rower and coached the U16 squad at Eton, which no doubt comes in handy: the sport is a very big deal here.
Full of English charm, parents suspect he harbours exciting visions for the school (notably his ambition to make this the best co-ed boarding school in the country).
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