Your full name:

Gabriel James.

Where do you live?


In which year group did you join King’s Ely?

I joined King’s Ely Senior in Year 9.

What A-Level subjects are you studying?

Photography, Film Studies and Geography.

What do you want to do career wise?

I want to become an Army Officer.

How does it feel to be appointed Head of School?

I feel honoured to have been appointed and I am very much looking forward to the year ahead.

What are you most looking forward to about being Head of School this year?

Inspiring students throughout the school and working with a range of people to bring new ideas forward.

Describe King’s Ely in three words/phrases:

‘Brings out the best in everyone’, ‘strong community’ and ‘inclusive’.

Hobbies/interests outside of school:

Fitness and hill walking.

Any pets?

A small yappy cockapoo.

What is your favourite meal/food?

Homemade Cornish pasty.

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

To be good at Maths.

Who is your hero?

Rowan Atkinson.

What is your proudest accomplishment?

Being appointed Head of School.

What was the last book you read?

‘The Junior Officers’ Reading Club’ by Patrick Hennessey.

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

‘Let It Go’ from Frozen.

What is your favourite film?

‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’.

Do you have any phobias or fears?

All spiders.

If you could share a meal with any four individuals, living or dead, who would they be?

David Attenborough, Rowan Atkinson, Amy Winehouse and Leonardo Da Vinci.

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

An iPod, a big speaker and a disco ball.

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