Mr Simon Detre

Simon Detre became a key member of The Beacon team, joining as Deputy Head (Academic & Digital) in 2018. Before exploring his passion for education, Simon enjoyed a successful career in the IT industry. Since qualifying as a teacher, he has held the positions of Senior Deputy Head at St Anthony’s School in Hampstead, Senior Master at Westminster Abbey Choir School and Headmaster of St Teresa’s School, Princes Risborough. Simon is also an inspector for the Independent Schools Inspectorate.

Talk & Tours

Throughout August, our Headmaster, Will Phelps, and our Registrar, Jane Baines, are inviting future Beacon families to safely meet with him on our School site for a socially-distanced tour of our incredible school and an informal talk about your son and his education. Please click here for more details.

“The largest single sex Prep School in the UK, The Beacon still has an impressively inclusive, family feel to it, with a focus on pastoral care and turning out well-rounded boys.”

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