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Charles Darwin School

Senior Leadership Team



Aston Smith, Headteacher 

Aston was appointed as Headteacher at Charles Darwin School in January 2022 after 13 years of senior leadership in a wide range of roles at a successful Kent school. Aston gained an MA in Leadership from UCL in 2015 and completed the National Professional Qualification of Headship in 2020.

Aston is a board member for Bromley School Collegiate and represents Bromley Secondary Headteachers at Bromley Corporate Parenting board.

 Mick Boyden, Deputy Headteacher




 Louise Rees, Deputy Headteacher



 Louise Kelly, Assistant Headteacher



Rebecca Kearney, Assistant Headteacher



Jon Simpson, Assistant Headteacher



Nicky Mitchell, Director of Sixth Form