17th January 1997 at 00:00
Michael Mavor, head of Rugby School, is the new chairman of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference; and Nick Bevan, head of Shiplake College, Henley on Thames, is the new chairman of the Society of Headmasters and Headmistresses of Independent Schools.

Paul Spendlove, principal of Oxford House nursery and prep school, Colchester, has taken over as chairman of the Independent Schools Association.

Valerie Mason, a student from the new Centre for Business and Administration at Cornwall College, recently received a National Association of Para Legals bronze medal for obtaining the third highest marks in England and Wales in her two examinations.

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