Students with an Art Teacher

Mr William Gillen

Bill Gillen BA(English), MA,Cert Ed, is Chair of the Educational & Pastoral Committee and Lead Safeguarding Governor. He is a retired HMC headmaster with 18 years’ experience in two large independent co-educational day schools and has been a senior Governor in both a state boarding school and an independent girls’ day school. Bill is a member of the Worshipful Company of Educators, London.  

Educated at RBAI, Queen’s University, Belfast and St Catharine’s College, 

Cambridge, Bill became Head of English at Newcastle-under-Lyme School and then Deputy Head at RGS, Guildford with brief respites from the classroom to enjoy an English Speaking Union Travel Scholarship to the USA and a Schoolmaster Fellow Commonership at Pembroke College, Cambridge.  

He believes strongly in educating the ‘whole student’ by offering as comprehensive a curriculum as possible; and also in both pupil & staff exchanges worldwide.

Spring Open Events

Welcome to Queen’s Gate! We encourage you to come and experience the vibrant warmth of our School in South Kensington by booking an Open Event below.

Senior School Open Evening – 24 April, 2024 5.15pm – 7.30pm Now fully booked (please click the link below to join our waiting list).

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