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Secondary educator

Jennifer Brigid Wells, British secondary educator. Qualified school inspector. Magistrate Brighton, Lewes & Crowborough Bench, since 1980, Inner London East Control Bench, 1972-1978. Member National Association Head Teachers.

Background

Wells, Jennifer Brigid was born on February 18, 1928 in Melton, Mowbray, England. Daughter of Leonard John and Susan Eleanor (Richmond) Haydon.

Education

Master of Arts in Modern History, University of Oxford, 1949; Diploma in Counseling, Brighton U., 1995.

Career

Assistant principal, Commonwealth Rels. Office, Whitehall London, 1949-1952; 2d secretary, United Kingdom High Commission, Wellington, New Zealand, 1952-1954; private secretary to undersecretary of state for commonwealth relations, London, 1954-1956; principal, Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and Food, London, 1956-1962; teacher, Camden School, London, 1969-1975; head department, School St. David and St. Katharine, Haringey, United Kingdom, 1975-1977; headmistress, Brighton and Hove High School, United Kingdom, 1978-1988. Member Broadcasting Complaints Commission, London, 1986-1993.

Chairman assessor Civil Svc. Selection Board, London, 1989-1995. Commissioner Royal Military School, Dover, United Kingdom, since 1992.

Governor Woldingham School, Surrey, England, since 1989. Chairman Friends of the Girls' Public Day School Trust, London, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Qualified school inspector.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Reporter: Daily Telegraph Good Schools Guide, London, since 1992.

Membership

Magistrate Brighton, Lewes & Crowborough Bench, since 1980, Inner London East Control Bench, 1972-1978. Member National Association Head Teachers.

Connections

Married Ian Vane Wells, February 10, 1962. Children: Susanna, Mary, Jessica.

father:
Leonard John Haydon

mother:
Susan Eleanor (Richmond) Haydon

spouse:
Ian Vane Wells

children:
Susanna Wells

Mary Wells

Jessica Wells