Headmasters & Teachers
HEADMASTERS & TEACHERS
Headmaster, Brooks School, USA (1974).
Bayfield, M A
Headmaster, Eastbourne College.
Cooke, W C C
Cambridge Athletics Blue; Headmaster, Northampton GS for 30 years.
Dixon, H J
Headmaster, KCS Wimbledon.
Headmaster, Heath GS, Halifax (1908-16); Headmaster, Bradford GS (1916-36).
For many years head of English and of Drama and Director of Studies at Westminster School; the historian of that school.
Floyd, E W
Priest; Headmaster, KEGS Aston 1894-1912.
Goldingay, John D
Principal of St John's College, Nottingham.
Hamlin, John G
Although left KES after only two years, made amends by returning to teach at the school (1960-1966); headmaster of Penrith Grammar School (1973-1982), Reigate Grammar School (1982- ).
Harvey, Barry Curtis
Headmaster, Dame Allan's School, Newcastle upon Tyne (1953-1970).
Headmaster of the Downs School for 22 years; broadcaster and writer on religious subjects.
Jones, Harold Ivor
Headmaster, Brockley County School, Lewisham (1957-1979).
Keeley, Thomas Hanley
Third Master at Christ's Hospital, Horsham
Son of Rann Kennedy he was, at the age of 15, removed to Shrewsbury School where he later became headmaster and author of the indispensable and dreaded Latin Primer. Regius Professor of Greek at Cambridge (1867).
Lee, Jonathan S
Headmaster, Trent College (1988 - ).
Deputy Director of the British School at Ankara.
Mason, Peter G
High Master of Manchester Grammar School (1962-1978).
McGowan, Bruce Henry
Headmaster of Market Rasen GS (1957-1964), of Solihull School (1964-1973) and of Haberdashers Aske's School at Elstree (1973- ). Chairman of the Headmasters' Conference (1985).
Morris, J B
Headmaster, Shebbear College (1942-1964).
Headmaster, Portsmouth Grammar School.
First headmaster of United Services College, Westward Ho! The model for ‘Bates' in Kipling's Stalky & Co. Friend of Dixon and Burne-Jones.
Headmaster, Bedford Modern School (1977).
Vince, Charles A
Headmaster, Mill Hill (1886- ); head of Unionist organisation in Birmingham.
Wainwright, James F
Warden of Glenalmond Academy, Perth (1991-1993); Cambridge rugby blue (1956).
A career devoted to interests forgotten by most OEs - primary education: headmaster of Grove Junior School, Handsworth, from 1975, has at the same time been Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford (1983-1985), a member of the Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (1986-1990), a founder and director of the National Primary Centre (1988) and written a book on the Schools Inspectorate.
Headmaster, Bolton School (1983- ).
KES MASTERS & CHIEF MASTERS
Astbury, H Stanley
MC; Priest; master at KES; Principal of Chester Training College; Principal of Army Padres' Training Centre.
Benson, Derek H
Returned to KES in 1962 to teach chemistry and as a master in charge of cricket, a job which he did with great success for 21 years.
Biggs, Victor James
Master at KES (1934-1974), Head of Modern Languages from c 1950 onwards.
Fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford; Chief Master of KES (1599-?1639); Demoted to Usher (?1640)
Master at KES from 1974, Head of History; Deputy Chief Master (1987-1997), the first person to be appointed to this position.
Claughton, John A
Oxford cricket blue (1976-1979), captain 1978; played for Warwickshire 1979-1980; Classics master and master in charge of cricket, Eton College (1984-2001); Headmaster, Solihull School (2001-2005); Chief Master, KES (2006- )
Craig, Norman J F
Gifted violinist, for some years leader of Birmingham Bach Society Orchestra; Mathematics teacher at KES for 41 years (1935-1976).
Chief Master of KES (1862 -1872).
Freeman, Thomas G
Cambridge (wartime) cricket blue (1941?); master at KES.
Garratt, Robert J
DFC; governor of KES and Chairman of the Governors' Independent Schools Committee (1965- ).
OBE; governor of KES (1968- ).
Hutchinson, T N
Rev, Canon, Second Master, KES (1859-1864), until appointed at Rugby as Head of its new scientific department.
A fine classical scholar and father of four other fine classical scholars; Usher's assistant at KES (1799-1804); Chief Master's assistant (1804-1808); Usher (1808-1836); Incumbent of St Paul's, Hockley (1796-1851).
Manton, Joseph H
Cricketer - took a record 365 wickets for the School; Captain of Warwickshire in one match (1898); Master at KES; Headmaster of KEGS Aston (1913-1936).
Measures, A E
Master at KES.
Master at KES.
Symes, C Keith
Director of PE at KES (1958-1973).
Viney, Frank H
School governor and benefactor.
Williams, F J (‘Eric')
Classics master at KES (1937-1972); head of department (1963-1972) school chaplain (1952-1972).
Wilson, Roger K
Master at KES (1961-1964); Headmaster of HM Duke of Kent School, Ewhurst (1980-1999); captain of rugby at in 1956 when KES won the Public Schools Sevens.