Head of Early Years

mrs Julia Adlard

Julia arrived from Falkner House to Garden House in 1983. For five years, she taught across the year groups including periods in Transition and Middle School I. After a career break to bring up her family, Julia returned to Garden House in 2002 as Head of Kindergarten. In 2015, she became Head of Early Years.

Julia is qualified with a BA Hons and a Dip. Montessori. She studied for her Graphics & Illustration degree in Brighton.

Julia possesses a calm resolve and has a purposeful, steady and nurturing presence, which helps the junior boys and girls settle and thrive in the early stages of their school career.

A passionate gardener, Julia is the impetus and energy behind the School garden based in the grounds of the Royal Hospital.

Outside School, Julia continues to paint. Julia is married to Bill, a qualified barrister who worked at the Bar for many years and is now a Psychotherapist. Julia has two sons and a daughter. Julia’s sons were educated at Eton. Julia’s daughter, attended Downe House and Latymer Upper.

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