Exeter School

Mr Dan Ayling

Dan joined Exeter Pre-Prep School in September 2021, having previously held the roles of Deputy Headteacher at ACE Tiverton School and Head of Pre-Prep & Nursery at Manor House School in Surrey. Dan studied Education and English at Cambridge University and has been teaching for over seventeen years, working across all ages in seven different maintained and independent schools in Cambridgeshire, London, Surrey and Devon, including ten years in senior leadership roles.

As PSHE subject leader, Dan teaches every class, every week, as well as leading daily assemblies. He is both an Apple Teacher and a Microsoft Innovative Educator, in addition to being a founding member of the Chartered College of Teaching.

In his spare time Dan enjoys singing, running and walking Ruffles, the school dog.