Victoria Browne

Head of School

B.Sc., PGCE, DMS, M.A.Ed


Vicky received her undergraduate degree from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, Postgraduate Teaching Certificate from Oxford Brookes, and Graduate Diploma in Management Studies from Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College. She also earned a Master of Education in Leadership and Management from Chichester University.


Vicky has held administrative positions for 19 years in both academic and student support. Vicky's educational philosophy has always centered on removing barriers to learning and building an inclusive and respectful environment to foster student-centered excellence in education.
After relocating to the USA with her spouse, Vicky became the Director of Student Life/Assistant Head at Purnell, overseeing all student-related aspects of the school, including residential life.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Vicky and her wife Jen spend their free time running after their two boys Matthew and Ryan, picking up trucks, lego, and splashing in puddles.
  • Vicky loves all sports, travel, music, and zoom calls with the family back home.
  • In a past life, Vicky represented England in Field Hockey and played Division 1 in the USA.
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