Jane Lunnon

Jane Lunnon

Head, Alleyn's
Biography

Jane became the first female Head of Alleyn’s School, Dulwich, in January 2021 having been Head of Wimbledon High School from 2014 to 2020. Jane was previously at Wellington College and Prior’s Field Schools in a variety of roles: Head of English, Assistant Director of Studies, Head of Sixth Form, Deputy Pastoral and Housemaster’s wife, before becoming Senior Deputy at Wellington in 2010. Jane attended the University of Bristol (English) and the North London Collegiate School. Jane began her career in marketing and research before taking up teaching. She has a broad experience of both single-sex and co-educational environments; helped set up The Sunday Times / Wellington College Annual Education Festival and has run (and spoken at) numerous workshops and conferences. Her first book, “The State of Independence” was published in 2019 and she is currently Chair of the Teenage Mental Health Commission. Jane is also a Governor of the London Academy of Excellence Tottenham, Newland House School and King Edward’s School Witley, a Trustee of the Royal SpringBoard Foundation and a member of the Royal Shakespeare Company Education Committee.