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House Staff

Housemaster

Jonathan Mace joined College in 2014 having previously been a boys' Housemaster and Head of Economics and Business Studies at Warminster School. He is joined by his wife Beki, who teaches TPE at College, and their two children Isobelle and Ben who attend Cheltenham Prep. After graduating with an Economics degree from Durham University he taught at Malvern College and Warwick School prior to joining Warminster in 2009. He has always been involved in the sporting life of school and has run rugby, hockey, cricket and golf teams. He pursues his own sporting interests, especially watching Gloucester Rugby and playing competitive golf. 


Assistant HouseMASTER

Will Packer was educated at Olchfa School in Swansea and attended Loughborough University for his BSc before completing a PGCE at Swansea Metropolitan University. Prior to joining College as a teacher of Mathematics in September 2014, Will spent three years at Uppingham School as a Resident Tutor and two years at Trinity School, Croydon. Will is a keen sportsman and coaches rugby, hockey and cricket teams throughout the course of the year. Will is also involved in the RAF section of the CCF.


Matrons

Jenni Hyde was poached from the College tuck shop where she had become very popular with the pupils and she has settled into the House extremely well. Nothing is ever a chore for Jenni and her warm and sunny disposition has seen many a homesick or tired Christowe boy through any rocky patch.


Tutors

Brendan Enright joined College in 1999 and has been a Christowe tutor throughout his time here. He read Mathematics at Hull University and stayed on to complete a Pure Mathematics Ph.D. in the field of Non-standard Analysis. During his time at Hull, he taught undergraduate Mathematics and it was this experience that led him into full-time teaching. Brendan became Head of Mathematics in September 2008. Brendan is fully involved in the sporting life at the College: he runs a hockey team and is also involved in football and golf.

Dan Evans joined College in 2012 as Deputy Head of Upper College and was appointed to Christowe as a tutor in the same year. He has a History of Art degree from Manchester University, worked as Senior Tutor and Operations Manager for the gap year organization, Art History Abroad, and prior to his appointment here was Head of History of Art at Wycombe Abbey School. Alongside teaching both History and History of Art, he oversees all College university applications, coordinates the Oxbridge programme and coaches rowing.

Dominic Faulkner has been a tutor in Christowe for 10 years now, having enjoyed a spell as Resident House Tutor also. He is the Director of Activities at College and responsible for extra-curricular activities as well as trips and events off-site. He is a passionate traveller and climber and regularly leads College expeditions across the world. Dominic has also written books on his travels, including ‘The Longest Climb’ which was nominated for a Boardman Tasker Prize.

James Stubbert was educated at Katharine Lady Berkeley's School in Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire and went on to Cardiff University, where he completed a degree in Mechanical Engineering. After graduating in 2003 he spent three years working in engineering for a company that made diesel injectors. During his time there he worked as a Manufacturing Systems Engineer and later as a Supply Chain Project Coordinator. James then completed his PGCE at Exeter University in 2006-07 before going on to work at Cleeve School in Gloucestershire in 2007, where he taught Mathematics and also became a Head of House and STEMnet Coordinator. James joined College in September 2010 and was made a tutor at Christowe. James is a keen fan of all sports and coaches rugby and cricket. James is also involved with debating at College. From September 2011, James was appointed as Master in charge of Upper College PSHCE and Community Service.

Paul Holden was educated at The Manchester Grammar School and University College London gaining a degree in Classics. He has worked in the Finance team at College since May 2014 and was appointed Director of Finance in July 2016.  He has had a number of senior finance roles over the years involved in a diverse range of financial services sectors including a payment specialist operating in the housing association sector, mortgages and pensions outsourcing and insurance services.  Prior to that, he worked in investment banking having trained as a Chartered Accountant at Price Waterhouse Coopers in London. He was one of the first cadres of non-academic staff tutors appointed in College in 2015.