Full name:

Edward George Pearson

Where did you grow up?



The Perse School, Cambridge and then the University of Cambridge.

Your previous role and place of work:

Teacher of Geography at Royal Grammar School, Guildford.

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

A new challenge in what has already struck me as a warm, dynamic school which cares about all aspects of education.

Hobbies/interests outside of school:

Cricket, real tennis and travelling.

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

A professional cricketer.

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


What was the last book you read?

‘Geography: Ideas in Profile’ by Danny Dorling and Carl Lee.

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

‘Angels’ by Robbie Williams.

What is your favourite film?

The ‘Back to the Future’ Trilogy.

Do you have any phobias or fears?

I’m not a huge fan of heights…

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

A hammock, some real ale and a complete set of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanacks.

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