Christine Cunniffe

Christine Cunniffe
  • Principal
  • Company: LVS Ascot

Christine has BA Hons degree in Music and History, MMus from Reading University and a MBA from Leicester university. After leaving university Christine embarked on a legal career only to abandon this for the bright lights as a professional musician for six years. Christine returned to Reading university in 1993 to pursue a PGCE in secondary music and has enjoyed positions of Head of Music in state comprehensive and grammar schools as well as independent education. Christine has held posts as Assistant Head Academic and Assistant Head Pastoral. She became Headmistress of LVS Ascot senior school in 2010 and Principal in 2015. Christine has appeared on ITV’s This Morning and ITN’s The Wright Stuff discussing topics such as mobile phones, zero tolerance to behaviour, uniform, make-up, homework during the holidays and taking holidays during term time. She is Chair of the Professional Development Committee for The Society of Heads, a member of the committee for the BSA and undertakes isi boarding and education quality inspections. A mother of three children, Christine believes in a fully inclusive education for all children where the focus is on the best learning outcomes for the individual.