Head of Art and Design: Ruth Gallagher

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Ruth attended Wanganui Collegiate School in New Zealand, where she developed her passion for Art. She went on to study Computer Graphic Design at Wanganui School of Design, part of Waikato University, and gained Academic Distinction with Honours.

Ruth then worked for one of the country’s leading design agencies, working on a number of national and international accounts, before deciding to pursue Art education. Gaining a Post Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching from Massey University, Ruth moved to London where she worked in secondary schools in the South West boroughs. During her 4 years she taught a number of creative subjects including Fine Art, Graphic Design, Photography and Textiles.