Full name:

Clare Elizabeth Gorick

Where did you grow up?

I was born in London and from the age of two lived at Wellingborough School, where my dad was Headmaster.


Wellingborough School, The Leys Cambridge, Bath Spa University.

Your previous role and place of work:

The Perse School, Cambridge as a Music Teacher and Pastoral Lead.

What are you most looking forward to about working at King’s Ely?

I can’t wait to be back in a boarding house having been a boarder myself, and for my children to experience growing up in a school as I did.

Hobbies/interests outside of school:

I enjoy spending time with my family and we cannot wait to get a dog!

What did you want to be when you were growing up?

An actress.

If you could have a superpower, what would it be?


What was the last book you read?

‘This is Going to Hurt’ by Adam Kay.

What song are you most likely to sing at a karaoke?

‘Think’ by Aretha Franklin.

What is your favourite film?


Do you have any phobias or fears?

Wasps and heights.

Name three things you would want with you if stranded on a desert island for a week:

A photo of my children, an iPod and an endless supply of Salt and Vinegar Walkers crisps!

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