Victoria Goodson named as new Head of James Allen’s Junior School

James Allen's Girls' School have announced the appointment of Ms Victoria Goodson to be the next Head of their Junior School from September, taking over from Ms Finola Stack who has been Headteacher of the Junior School since 2007.

Victoria Goodson named as new Head of James Allen’s Junior School
Pupils at JAGS Junior School (Photo: JAGS)

James Allen’s Girls’ School has appointed Ms Victoria Goodson to be the next Head of their Junior School from September 2022.

She takes over from Ms Finola Stack who has been Headteacher of the Junior School since 2007.

Speaking about her appointment, Victoria said: "I am delighted to be joining as Head of the Junior School and am very much looking forward to getting to know everyone at JAGS.

"I am wholeheartedly committed to continuing the excellent work of the School in offering an inspiring, ambitious, and holistic education for all pupils."

Alex Hutchinson, Head of JAGS said: "Victoria has a wealth of experience leading within the Junior School sector with a long-standing commitment to outstanding pastoral care whilst ensuring academic standards are of the highest quality.

"I am confident that Victoria will continue the excellent work of Finola Stack and I am looking forward to working closely with her during this transformative period as we realise the vision of our strategic development plan."

Victoria joins JAGS from Sydenham High School GDST, where she has been Head of the Prep School since 2019.

Prior to this Victoria was Deputy Head (Lower School) at Newton Prep, London where she worked for 12 years, Head of Rowan Brae, Surrey for two years and Head of Junior School at Tower House School, London for five years.