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The Reverend Dr Grant Bell has been appointed the new Head of College for St Martin’s College, Wagga Wagga. The Revd Dr Bell is currently the Director of Leadership Studies and Senior School Boarding Housemaster at The Kings School in Parramatta and has been the School Chaplain.

At the Kings School for 11 years, he was formerly the Anglican rector of Lightning Ridge/Collarenebri, Glen Innis and Vaucluse, and has been the Principal of Macquarie Anglican School at Dubbo. He has also been a former Director at Cranebrook School and Kambala Girls School and a former member of the Board of New College at the University of NSW.

An ordained Anglican Minister with experience with the Bush Church Aid Society in rural Australia, Reverend Dr Bell commenced his working life as a uniformed police officer and then a detective, including work with INTERPOL. He has also been the Investigator for the Archbishop of Sydney’s Professional Standards Unit as well as a defence force Chaplain. Academically, he has a BTh, a Master of Letters (UNE) and a PhD (UNE) where his thesis was Charisma: A study of leadership in the Judaic-Christian Tradition in the light of Weberian thought and its contemporary application to Anglican Schools in the Diocese of Sydney.

The Revd Dr Bell has wide community and church experience and currently coaches two Rugby teams. He enjoys painting and drawing, fishing, theatre, reading, entertaining and golf.

He will commence as Head of College on the 17th October and will be joined by his wife, Lesley.Prospective students are encouraged to take a virtual tour of our website ( or follow us on Facebook.

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