Phil Ward has been the Headmaster of Thomas’s Clapham since September 2012. He was appointed after 12 happy and successful years as the Headmaster of Feltonfleet, Cobham. Phil was educated at Reigate Grammar School and Exeter University, after which he joined the staff at Uppingham, becoming the Director of PE, and the Senior Housemaster in due course. He is a Governor of three senior schools, two of which have their own prep schools. Phil and his wife Sue, who is a Year 5 teacher at Clapham, live near to the school, and have two grown-up children.