Born and educated in Germany, Lars Fox moved to England to complete his teacher training as he was drawn to the UK education system and its strong focus on developing the whole person.
Prior to joining Burgess Hill Girls as Head in 2022, Lars was Senior Deputy Head at Queen Margaret’s School for Girls in York and prior to that Assistant Head (Pastoral) at Durham High School for Girls as well as Head of Year at Newcastle High School for Girls. Having spent the vast majority of his teaching career at girls’ schools, Lars is a passionate advocate of the positive transformation they have on girls’ development.
From an early age, sport has played a big part in Lars’ life. After completing several Ironman triathlons in recent years, Lars is now a passionate swimmer. He also loves racket sports, regularly playing squash, tennis, and badminton.