Head of Modern Foreign Languages and Year 8: Holly Brigden

Head of Year (PS) / Heads of Department (PS)

Holly was educated at Blundell’s School in Devon where she grew up in the junior boarding house. Having finished school she travelled extensively around South America before starting her French degree at Reading University, whilst continuing to study Spanish, and incorporating a year at Université Stendhal in Grenoble. After graduating, Holly moved to South Wales to become a teaching and language assistant at St John’s on the Hill, Chepstow, where she completed her PGCE from the University of Buckingham, in primary Modern Foreign Languages.  Whilst there she became Head of Spanish and Head of Performing Arts, before taking up her current position at MCM in 2015.

Since her arrival at MCM, Holly spent three years as Junior Resident House tutor in Honan House, becoming Head of Year 6 in 2018 and Head of Year 8 in 2020. Holly has also been Head of Seymour House in Prep School since 2017.