Head - Andrew Dickenson

Head of the Junior School

Andrew graduated from St Andrews University in 1985 with an M.A. (Hons) in Modern History.  Having started his teaching career in London, Andrew moved to The Edinburgh Academy in 1995 and left the school in 2008, after 5 years as Deputy Head of the Junior School.  From 2008 to 2018, Andrew was Head of the Junior School at Kelvinside Academy in the West End of Glasgow.

Andrew has had a career-long interest in developing reasoning and thinking skills across the curriculum and has been particularly involved in the teaching of Drama.

On taking up the post of Head of Junior School at Loretto, Andrew has relocated, with his wife Viv, to East Lothian. Outside school, Andrew enjoys cooking, cycling, walking, reading and (occasional) landscape painting.