Gavin Horgan

Gavin Horgan

Headmaster, Millfield
Biography

Since September 2018, Headmaster of Millfield Schools Gavin Horgan has sought to inspire and empower students to use their voices for change, to discover brilliance in every child and to lead staff to make Millfield the world leader for the development of children. Gavin, who has a history of academic excellence with a Masters in Classics from the University of Oxford, joined Millfield from Worksop College, where he delivered academic turnaround. His earlier career included working in schools in Sri Lanka and Argentina before he returned to the UK as the Deputy Rector of the Glasgow Academy. Gavin has worked in senior management in the maintained, independent and international sectors. In his time at Millfield, Gavin’s passion for encouraging students to be disruptors for good has resulted in students taking on active roles in several school and world-wide issues. In his own words, Gavin took on the role at Millfield as the school is, ‘distinctively different and not shackled by tradition. It has the resource, the attitude and the capacity to lead the way and define education in the UK, now and in the future’.