Chris was educated at The King’s School, Canterbury and in addition to being a PGCE Tutor was awarded a Fellowship in Management Studies at London University, Institute of Education. He has spent the rest of his career so far in the Independent Senior and Prep Day and Boarding Schools.
His first teaching job was at Haileybury Junior School where he helped children gain entry and scholarships to top schools including Eton, Haileybury, St Paul’s and Winchester. He has been a Boarding Housemaster, Head of English & Drama, Director of Co-Curricular Activities and for 16 years a Headmaster achieving outstanding inspection results. He has an MA in Language in Education and has directed international language summer schools based at boarding schools including Dulwich Prep and Stowe.
Chris is also a trained Motivational Map practitioner – the maps help to identify what motivates an individual and are invaluable in identifying what motivates each individual. The insightful oral and written analysis leads to greater productivity and raised morale. He also mentors leaders and aspiring leaders as well as offering online help to international business people looking to improve their spoken English. Chris enjoys boosting confidence, delivering public speaking courses and helping prepare individuals for interviews at 7+, 11+, 13+, 16+, University & Job Interviews.
- Choice of UK Independent Prep & Senior Schools
- Interviews with a real Head
- Delivering a Talk Course
- Motivational Maps (children & adults)
- Tutoring in Spoken & Written English (UK & International Secondary Pupils & Adults)
“Chris is a gifted teacher and a deeply thoughtful and experienced leader, with a vast range of experience across several headships, achieving ‘outstanding’ inspections. He also has a gift for clear communication, a passion for encouraging and supporting others and the ability to make a real difference in all aspects of teaching, learning and school leadership.” – Dr Colin Diggory (Chairman of the Boards of Directors at Mount House School)
“With Chris Curl you will get a man of ideas backed up by extensive experience at the highest level of school leadership.” – Richard Priestley (Former Headteacher and Governor, and currently Trustee of an Academy)