Simon Detre

Senior Deputy Head at Beacon School

Simon Detre has been appointed interim Headmaster for the Summer term at The Beacon prior to the arrival of Nick Baker from Wetherby Prep. He became a key member of The Beacon team, joining as Deputy Head (Academic & Digital) in 2018. Before exploring his passion for education, Simon enjoyed a successful career in the IT industry. Since qualifying as a teacher, he has held the positions of Senior Deputy Head at St Anthony’s School in Hampstead, Senior Master at Westminster Abbey Choir School and Headmaster of St Teresa’s School, Princes Risborough. Simon is also an inspector for the Independent Schools Inspectorate.


  • Senior Deputy Head

    Current role

  • Headmaster

  • Deputy Head of Academic & Digital