Mr Neil Brooks joined Cranleigh Prep School in July 2018 as Headmaster, having been Principal of Fulham Prep Schools and previously Head of
Following a notable early career as an Army Officer on active service, Mr Brooks began his twenty year career in education as a Housemaster at Cothill House, becoming Headmaster there in 2003. During his ten years at Cothill he raised the school to an enviable position as a prominent and popular boarding choice. Afterwards he helped to set up other initiatives within the Cothill Trust, covering eight preparatory schools. He went on to work with the Natural History Museum to deliver science courses combined with boarding experiences for inner-London children and briefly became Principal of the Trust, before joining Fulham Prep Schools as Principal.
Mr Brooks is married to Tracy Brooks. He is an advocate for outdoor education, and he himself spends a lot of time outside as a keen runner and cyclist. Recently he completed a kayaking, running and cycling challenge for Place2Be, the UKs leading mental health charity.