27th June 22
Ceri was educated at a comprehensive in Bradford and read History at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge (as well as representing the University at football). Ceri began his teaching career in 1992 at Bancroft’s School before moving to Caterham in 1996. In 2004 he moved to Tonbridge School where he ran a boarding house and was then Second Master. In 2013 was seconded from his role at Tonbridge to be Principal of the Marsh Academy a non-selective academy in New Romney, Kent. In 2015 Ceri became Headmaster of Caterham School.
He is a leader in innovation in education and in 2013 he set up a collaboration between the Sutton Trust, Cambridge University and 12 schools in Kent to promote access to higher education for disadvantaged pupils, and he is also a trustee of an educational charity working in the same area.