Martin Hall, Head of ACS Hillingdon, standing outside the school buildings

Martin Hall

Head of School, ACS Hillingdon

Martin Hall grew up in Scotland and gained his first degree in Political Economy and Philosophy from the University of Glasgow. He taught Economics, Business Studies, and History at highly regarded state schools in England, and then at a Tanzanian school for two years with the VSO. Martin served as Secondary Principal at the Inter-Community School of Zurich, and most recently, as Director of the International School of Tanganyika in Tanzania. He is an experienced member and co-Chair of accreditation teams and was a Board member of the Association of International Schools in Africa. Martin has a Masters in Educational Leadership from the Open University, and the National Professional Qualification for Headship.

As a school leader, Martin has continued teaching such classes as EconomicsĀ and Theory of Knowledge, valuing the continued opportunity to develop his professional practice and interact directly with students. Martin is committed to the culture of excellence in schools, setting high aspirations for students and encouraging critical thinking throughout the school community. He is passionate about supporting student achievement and well-being through effective pastoral systems and nurturing student engagement.