King's College School Hangzhou

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Introduction of Executive Principal

A native of Somerset England, Bruce Thompson is highly-regarded Headmaster with over 30 years of experience. As a former teacher, head of department, housemaster and deputy head, Mr. Thompson has driven change and improved student learning in multiple capacities within his educational career. Since 2000, he has been Headmaster of Strathallan School in Scotland and has led the school to a thirty percent increase in student numbers, seen improved academic results in all areas and unprecedented sporting, musical and dramatic success. Mr. Thompson attended New College Oxford 1979-1983 achieving an Upper Second Class Degree. He started his career in at Cheltenham College in 1983, a top English public school. In 1994, he moved to Dollar Academy, a leading independent co-educational and boarding school in Scotland. Undertaking other roles of responsibility, Mr. Thompson has been a Governor of two local Prep Schools, a member of the Governing Body of the Scottish Council for Independent Schools, member of the Boarding Schools Association Advisory Committee.