Robert Gullifer M.A. (St Catharine’s College, Cambridge), F.R.S.A., read English and was a Choral Scholar at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge; he did his postgraduate education certificate at the Oxford University education department. He has taught at senior schools and prep schools in London, Bristol and Oxford and is now Head of New College School, Oxford. He is also an independent schools’ inspector. He has a particular interest in music and drama and in the history of charitable and independent education. He is married to a GDST alumna and their two daughters also studied at Oxford High School.