Ursuline Preparatory School has announced a new headmaster will be joining its ranks.

After 20 years of headship at Donhead Preparatory School in Edge Hill, Chris McGrath will be making the move its brother school at Ursuline.

Mr McGrath was delighted to be joining the school.

"The school ethos will continue to reflect our commitment to the education of the heart, the mind and the soul in the certain knowledge that only through the development of all three can one truly become the best you can be, the person you were born to be,” he said.

With BA Hons in history, a PGCE from Lancaster University and an MBA (Education) from South Bank University, the school's board of governors have no concerns about his credentials.

“I believe Chris McGrath will embrace the pupil’s best interests while he innovates and develops," chairman Francis Bacon said.