Peter Ellis is the Second Master. He was educated at Whitgift and Durham University where he read Mathematics. He returned to Whitgift in 2001 to teach and coach hockey. He has held a number of senior positions within the School including Deputy Head of Sixth Form, Head of First Form and Head of Mathematics, taking on the role of Second Master in September 2014.
The main responsibilities of the Second Master are:
- To work closely with the Headmaster in all aspects of school life and to deputise for the Headmaster in his absence and as required
- To oversee, plan and manage the efficient and smooth day-to-day running of the School
- To ensure the efficient working of the various pastoral structures within the School
- To maintain effective discipline within the School
- To maintain and develop links with the Whitgiftian Association (WA) and the Whitgift School Parents’ Association (WSPA)
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