Edmund William Montagu Kittoe
Where did you grow up?
London and Cairo, Egypt.
Westminster School, Imperial College, University of Surrey and Open University.
Your current role at King’s Ely and how long you have been a member of staff here:
I am Head of Science, Head of Physics and Extension and Enrichment Coordinator. I am about to begin my ninth year at King’s Ely Senior.
What do you enjoy most about working here?
I like the people, the open space around me and the rounded view of education. That we can take any student and give them a really good shot at something.
Hobbies/interests outside of school:
Running, camping, art galleries and museums.
What did you want to be when you were growing up?
A world rowing champion (I almost made it … I have two silver medals and a bronze medal from the World Rowing Championships in 1999, 2000 and 2002).
If you could have a superpower, what would it be?
To squeeze 25 hours into a day!
What was the last book you read?
‘The Running Hare: The secret life of farmland’ by John Lewis-Stempel.
What song are you most likely to sing at a karaoke?
I am not sure anyone would like to hear me sing – even at karaoke!
What is your favourite film?
‘Into the wild’? ‘Close Encounters of the Third Kind’? ‘Jaws’?
Do you have any phobias or fears?
I don’t think I do. Is that weird?
Name three things you would want with you if stranded on a desert island for a week:
My wife, my dog and my children (does that count?)