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Wetherby-Pembridge School New York (Opening September 2017)

Wetherby-Pembridge School will be an independent school for boys and girls aged 3 to 11, located on the Upper East Side, in a superb building next to Central Park on East 96th Street.

Students will enter the school at age 3, in a co-educational setting, where they will spend their first two years in Nursery& Reception (Preschool & Prekindergarten). They will then progress to Year 1 (Kindergarten) and be entered into separate forms of boys and girls, which will run initially to Year 6 (Grade 5). The boys’ form will be called Wetherby and girls’ form will be called Pembridge Hall

The school will have a capacity of approximately 280 students growing organically with the first intake into Nursery (Preschool), Reception (Prekindergarten) and Year 1 (Kindergarten) in September 2017. The school will also be open to considering applications for Year 2 (Grade 1).

Kate Bailey, Head of School (January 2017)

KatKate Bailey, Head of School, Wetherby-Pembridge New Yorke will be taking up her new postion as Head of School for Wetherby- Pembridge School in January 2017. She has had 15 years of experience working in independent schools across London, including Westminster Under in London, where she was Head of the Junior Department. For the last five years, Kate has been Senior Deputy Head at Wetherby Prep and was part of the management team when the school was awarded Tatler Prep School of the Year in 2012.

Kate graduated from Edinburgh University in 1999 with an MA in English Literature and History and went on to gain her PGCE at The Institute of Education, University of London in 2001. In 2015, Kate was then awarded a distinction in the Enhanced Leadership Program from the Institute of Leadership and Management.

She enjoys fundraising events and has worked on projects for the British Heart Foundation, The Royal Parks Foundation and Cancer Research. Kate loves walking and keeping fit and any opportunity to be by the sea.

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