Duncan Byrne has been appointed as the new Headmaster of Loughborough Grammar School.
The current Second Master of Cheltenham College will take up his appointment at the independent boys’ school at the start of the summer term.
He succeeds Paul Fisher, who is retiring having led the school since 1998.
Duncan was educated at Dulwich College and graduated in 1995 with Honours in Modern and Medieval Languages from Trinity College Cambridge, where he was a Choral Scholar. He will bring with him wide ranging experience in independent schools, including boys’, mixed and boarding environments, from his current position and previous posts at Colfe’s School, Whitgift School, and Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School where he was Assistant Head.
Duncan is married to Marie-Claire and has two sons.
Loughborough Grammar School was founded in 1495 and is one of four schools in the Loughborough Endowed Schools Foundation, alongside Loughborough High School, Our Lady’s Convent School and Fairfield Preparatory School. The schools are based on two neighbouring sites in the university town.