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Mark James

Mark James is principal of the Highgate Junior School and deputy head of the foundation at Highgate School, a post he has held since 2002. Mark was also director of admissions at Highgate from 2008 until 2018. Prior to this, he was deputy head at King’s College Junior School, Wimbledon and before that head of liberal studies at Dulwich College. Mark has worked in the maintained as well as independent sectors and in Queensland Australia. He is a committed rather than gifted runner, having completed 10 London marathons and raised over £100,000 for good causes. In addition, Mark is looking forward to enjoying live theatre and music again. He is married to Jane and has two grown up daughters, Molly and Becca.