Your full name:

Rory Barraclough

Where did you grow up?



St Faith’s, The Leys, University of Brighton.

Your previous role and place of work:

Year 3 Class Teacher in London, Year 4 Class Teacher in Surrey, English Teacher in Sussex.

What are you most looking forward to about your new role and working at King’s Ely?

The challenge of a new school and getting to know everyone. I am also looking forward to helping out with sport here.

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

A policeman.

Hobbies/interests outside of school:

Football and food!

Any pets?

One dog, Frank.

What is your favourite meal/food?

Lasagne and chips.

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

To be able to turn invisible.

Who is your hero?

David Beckham.

What is your proudest accomplishment?

Running two London Marathons.

What was the last book you read?

‘Private Peaceful’ by Michael Morpurgo.

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

‘Maggie May’.

What is your favourite film?

‘Lone Survivor’.

Do you have any phobias or fears?


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

David Beckham, Jonny Wilkinson, Ricky Gervais and Michael McIntyre.

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

Music, my photos and videos from my phone, and Frank!

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