Kirsty Ions

Kirsty Ions

Head of Admissions, South Hampstead High School
Biography

Kirsty has led the admissions team at South Hampstead High School since 2019. Before this, she practised as a solicitor for 20 years and holds an MA in Law from Queens’ College, Cambridge. Kirsty lives in North London and has been a South Hampstead parent for 12 years. She is a passionate advocate of all-girls’ education and all three of her daughters currently attend the Senior School. As such, Kirsty brings first-hand insight and extensive experience to prospective families; she thoroughly enjoys helping parents to navigate the applications process and supporting them to find the best fit for their daughter. She is keen to ensure that every applicant gets a sense of South Hampstead’s warmth, energy and purpose; each year she enjoys welcoming a new cohort of diverse individuals and watching them thrive.