Born in Pontypridd, South Wales, in the United Kingdom.

The fourth child of five - with three elder sisters, and a brother.

Attended Pontsionorton Primary; then Cilfynydd Junior School.

Went to Pontypridd Boys' Grammar School, which became Coedylan Comprehensive when he was in the Sixth Form.

Went on to St Paul's College, affiliated to Bristol University.

Went on to Nottingham University for a teaching degree.

Then on to Loughborough University for a Master's.


Has taught in many schools:

Langley Grammar, Slough - English

John Port School, Derbyshire - English

William Alitt School, Burton-on-Trent - English, Drama

Parkfields School, Bedfordshire - Head of English

Chellaston School, Derby - Head of ICT

Providenciales International School, Caribbean - ICT

British School of Lome, Togo, West Africa - Head of ICT

Millhill School, Ripley, Derbyshire - Head of ICT

Kamuzu Academy, Malawi, East Africa - ICT

Day Waterman College, Nigeria - Curriculum Leader -Drama, Music, Art

Into, Manchester - ICT Curriculum Leader

St Constantine's International School, Tanzania - ICT


Non teaching

Manager, Next Step, Abu Dhabi

Radio host - Capital Radio, Abu Dhabi

Youth Theatre Director, Derby Playhouse, Derby



Writing - see also

Photography - see


Other web sites - main, home site - specialist site for those taking IGCSE and A Level ICT