Hilary Wyatt

Head, The Lyceum

Hilary Wyatt has been teaching for 28 years, 15 of which have been in senior leadership roles. During her teaching career, she has taught pupils from Nursery to A-level. She was Head of Pre-Prep at Durston House School for 8 years, before becoming Headmistress at Eaton Square, Kensington. After three exciting years at the school, she moved to head up the Lyceum in the City of London in January 2019.

Hilary had an unconventional childhood, travelling with her family in Africa and America and nearly getting trampled by an elephant when she was eight. She survived the adventures to become Head Girl at school and went to Sussex University to read English with African and Asian Studies. She has a Masters’ Degree in Education, an NPQH (National Professional Qualification for Headship) and is a compliance and Educational Quality Team Inspector for ISI. She has been inspecting schools in England since 2014, and has delivered public talks on Emotional Contagion and Dealing With Failure. She has been married for over 30 years and has two beautiful and successful daughters. She enjoys travel, yoga, Philosophy, and has recently taken up watercolour painting in her spare time.