Charles Morris, deputy head of Kingsbury Green School, London NW9, will become head of Christ Church Primary School, Kilburn, London NW6, in January upon the retirement of Fintan McGovern.
Susan Hoyle, formerly a lecturer at Wakefield College, has been promoted to the post of sixth-form centre manager.
Mark Scott (20) from Durham is the 1996 Young IT Technician of the Year, and will go on to represent the UK at the 1997 International Skills Olympics in Switzerland. The competition is supported by IBM.
Sir David Attenborough, writer and broadcaster, has been appointed a vice-president of the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds.