John W Weeks became the seventh Headmaster of Knox Grammar School in 2004 and brought with him 15 years of leadership experience.

He was the Founding Head of Hunter Valley Grammar School (1989-1996) and the fifth Head of The Illawarra Grammar School (1997-2003) where he oversaw considerable enhancement in the school's academic standing as well as the implementation of a major building program.

John is an experienced educationalist with a demonstrated commitment to academic excellence, proven leadership skills and management expertise. His strong track record of leading schools and their communities through periods of significant growth has served Knox well as we enter an exciting period of the implementation of our Master Plan.

John is married to Denise and has two adult sons, Daniel and Robert. He originally studied History, Philosophy and Politics at Macquarie University and completed his Master of Educational Leadership at Newcastle University.

He is a member of the Australian College of Education (ACE), the Australian Council for Educational Leaders (ACEL), the Association Heads of Independent Schools Australia (AHISA) and is the Chairman of the Committee of Associated Schools (CAS).

Headmaster's welcome video