Mr William Phelps

William Phelps has been Headmaster of The Beacon since September 2015. Prior to his appointment, William was Headmaster of the British International School in New York (BIS-NY) for five years and has previously been Senior Housemaster and Head of Boarding at Abingdon School. He began his teaching career at Aldenham School.

William is married with three children. He was educated at the Dragon School, Clifton College, Bristol and then King’s College, London, where he read Theology. He completed his PGCE at Oxford University and an MA in Education Leadership at New York University (NYU). His hobbies include drama, cricket and walking his two dogs.

Virtual Open Mornings

To find out more about The Beacon, please view our Virtual Open Morning. There is a welcome address from our Headmaster, Will Phelps, followed by a virtual tour from our Year 8 boys, talks from our teachers and a Q&A session.

You are warmly invited to join our next live Pre-Prep Virtual Open Morning on Saturday 27 June at 10:00 to find out more about Beacon life in Reception to Year 2.

Please click here  to register and for more information on our Virtual Open Morning.