Mark Ellis

Mark has been Principal at Goffs since 2019. Mark began his teaching career in London, and trained as a Science teacher as part of the Teach First programme. Since joining Goffs in 2010, Mark undertook a range of senior leadership roles, including oversight of learning and teaching, the Sixth Form, and safeguarding, before being promoted to the position of Principal.

Mark is passionate about the transformative effects of education, on the lives of young people and within wider society, and is dedicated to ensuring all students have an exceptional learning experience during their time at Goffs. Fundamental to this is a happy, knowledgeable and well-trained team of colleagues, and Mark is committed to ensuring all staff at Goffs are able to continue to strive to be the very best, whatever their role.

Our Parents Say

I’ve been so impressed with Goffs-Churchgate. My daughter is in Year 7 and is really enjoying her time so far, plus she has come on leaps and bounds academically from when she first started. She really enjoys coming to school, which in turn makes us very happy. It’s a fabulous school; well done to all the staff for making this school what it is today.

I am extremely happy with the school. My daughter is doing so well and has achieved a lot in five months. I can say that the discipline procedure is fair and affective and keeps my daughter on track. I would definitely recommend the school to future Year 7.

Great school, managed well. Our child loves it at Goffs-Churchgate.

My daughter is really happy to come to school.

Believing in the kids and not giving up on them.

My daughter felt that the teacher really listened and understood her concerns, so I really appreciate and thank him for that.

I am blown away by the care that is shown (and has always been shown) by Goffs staff to my children.

Our child is thriving as part of the Goffs community.

My daughter is flourishing at Goffs; thanks to all the staff for their dedication.

The Nursery staff have always been amazing with the children.

Throughout the school there are many kind, caring, lovely, easy to speak to staff members.

All children are well-mannered and kind.

Nice, homely, welcoming atmosphere.

Great school and teachers are very caring and do go the extra mile.