Mrs Helen K Davy has been appointed Principal at one of Canada's most prestigious girls' schools, Havergal College, Toronto. Mrs Davy was chosen after an exhaustive selection process which saw candidates shortlisted from an international field. To ensure a smooth transition from HMSG, where Mrs Davy has been at the helm since 2008, she will take up her new post in April 2014.
The governing body will now start the process of selecting a successor to Mrs Davy aiming to consolidate HMSG's reputation as one of the UK's leading girls' schools.
Mr Sheridan Swallow, Chairman of the governing body said,
"We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Mrs Davy on her impressive new appointment and to thank her for her strong leadership of HMSG over the past five years which has seen boarding numbers double and over 65% of our leavers consistently gain places to Russell Group universities. We will now seek to find a strong successor who can build on our shared vision for this outstanding school."
Mrs Davy said,
"I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at HMSG and will miss the wonderful girls and staff with whom it has been my great privilege to work. I am excited about my move to Canada and the opportunity to lead a school with over 1,000 students in such a vibrant city. I shall continue to work as normal during my final year in Monmouth to ensure every girl feels valued and supported at HMSG."