IB Co-ordinator: Kenton Tomlinson

Heads of Department (SS) / IB

Kenton graduated from the University of Reading first with a BSc (Hons) in Chemistry and later with a PhD in Organic Photochemistry. His first teaching position was as a VSO volunteer in rural Zambia where he was appointed Head of Science. Kenton returned to the UK after three years and completed his PGCE at Moray House Institute of Education in Edinburgh. After teaching in Nottinghamshire for four years, Kenton returned to Africa as Head of Science at Machabeng College (The International School of Lesotho), where he stayed for a further four years. He spent the next five years as Head of Science at the Modern English School, Cairo. When in Reading and Edinburgh, Kenton enjoyed being the lead vocalist in several rock bands. He enjoys travel and experiencing local culture. Kenton is married to Justine, also a Science teacher and Head of Butler House; they joined the Common Room in 2013 and have two sons, both in the school.