FRSA Co-opted Member of Council since May 2010; Council Member with responsibility for Child Protection and Safeguarding; Sits on the UCS Pre-Prep School Board and the Education Committee.
Robert retired as Headmaster of New College School, Oxford in 2019 and moved to become Director of the NCS Foundation. He was educated at Bristol Grammar School and St Catharine’s College, Cambridge where he was a Choral Exhibitioner and read English. He trained as a teacher at Worcester College, Oxford and Oxford University of Education. He taught English at Watford Grammar School and then King’s College School, Wimbledon where he held increasingly senior posts, culminating as Undermaster. In 2001, he moved on to become Deputy Head (Academic) of the Dragon School, Oxford, then Deputy Head of the Bristol Grammar School before moving to his role at New College School in 2008. Robert has been an ISI inspector since 2003 and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts in 2010. He is a contributor to A New Dictionary of Hymnody published in 2011 and has also written on opposition to the 1902 Education Act. Back to Search