New headteacher for SGS Pegasus

SGS Pegasus School is delighted to confirm the appointment of Cherie White as its new permanent headteacher. 

A highly experienced school leader, inspector and SEN expert, Cherie started at SGS Pegasus in an interim role in September and her impact has been sogreat that she has now been given the role permanently.

SGS Pegasus is a special school for pupils with autism spectrum condition which has grown rapidly since opening to now provide high quality specialist education and care for more than 90 students. The school opened on 1 September 2017 and moved to its current purpose-built site in November 2019.

Chris Berry, Chair of the Local School Board, commented: “This year, the school has made significant advances. Cherie has been instrumental in driving these, proving herself to be an inspirational and effective leader who has the trust and confidence of her colleagues and the respect of the whole school community.”

Cherie said, “It is an absolute pleasure and privilege to be the headteacher here at Pegasus, where each member of the team is passionate and committed to ensuring each young person has their needs met as fully as possible.

“We are very proud of our school, which is a happy, caring and nurturing environment, with an ethos that every child is able to achieve. We are fully committed to building children’s confidence and preparing them for their lifelong journey of discovery. I am thrilled to be able to lead the school forward in the coming years. 

“I am grateful to the dedicated staff for supporting me in my time as interim headteacher, and I am excited about what we will all achieve together in the future.”