HMC School

An HMC School

HMC (the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference) represents the Heads of the world's leading independent schools. HMC's schools are individual and distinctive offering parents a rich variety of options when choosing the right education for their child. But, at the heart of every HMC school is a commitment to the benefits of an holistic educational experience: academic excellence coupled with a strong emphasis on pastoral care and exceptional co-curricular opportunities. Please watch the video below for more information on the benefits of choosing Leicester Grammar, an HMC school.

What does the HMC logo tell you about a school? from HMC Leading Independent Schools on Vimeo.

HMC Chairman 2015-2016:
Christopher King - Leicester Grammar School

Christopher King has been Headmaster and Chief Executive of Leicester Grammar School Trust since September 2001. He was educated at Queen Elizabeth's Hospital followed by Hatfield College, Durham University where he obtained Bachelor and Masters degrees.

As Headmaster of Leicester Grammar School Trust he had responsibility for leading the development of the plans for the relocation of the Trust to a new greenfield site. Building commenced in January 2007 and was completed for September 2008. The scheme had a total cost of £33 million and he shaped the proposal, drove the plans through a Public Inquiry and identified the funders and the contractors who built the scheme. The new school building was opened by Her Majesty, The Queen.

Previous roles include Deputy Head at Kimbolton School, Head of Geography Departments, a senior boarding Housemaster in charge of rugby and D.of E. undertaking expeditions to various parts of the globe. A former independent schools representative at the then National College for School Leadership (NCSL), former Director of Central ISCis, former member of the Leicester Cathedral Council and former East Midlands ‘Business Champion’ when he helped to create a new school for autistic children. He is a member of Leicester University Council and an ISI (Independent Schools Inspectorate) inspector. He was Chair of the HMC Professional Development Committee from 2009 to 2014 and a HMC full board member since 2006. He is Chairman of HMC for 2015-16.