Whole Child Education

Colley Bell (USA)
Principal of Middle and Upper Schools

Colley is an accomplished independent school educator who has led a number of well-regarded schools in the USA, including Middleburg Academy (Middleburg, Virginia) and Nansemond-Suffolk Academy (Suffolk, Virginia). During his 35-year career in education, Colley has also led boarding programs at forward-thinking institutions with innovative curriculums and international dimensions. At Lake Forest Academy (Lake Forest, Illinois), Colley developed partnerships with organisations in South Korea and China, while at Worcester Academy (Worcester, Masssachisetts) he led on building an ethos of a purposeful community, a central tenet of his educational philosophy. Colley believes in the student-centered and mission-relevant approach of contemporary independent schools. He is keen to use his vast experience of independent schools to help shape a meaningful and relevant educational experience for all scholars at Huaer Collegiate.