Full name:

Timothy Wyndham-Smith

Where did you grow up?

In a small village called Bledlow in the Chiltern Hills.

Your previous role and place of work:

I previously worked at LVS Ascot School as a Boarding Housemaster and Head of Outdoor Education, as well as running my own hiking and guiding business called the Adventure Revolution.

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

The chance to be a part of Ely Scheme and the school’s traditions.

Hobbies/interests outside of school:

Anything outdoors – climbing, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, rugby, cycling and generally just being active. I also have a passion for history and travel.

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

I always wanted to be a mountain guide.

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

The ability to bounce and not be hurt – very useful when you are outside being active!

What was the last book you read?

‘What a Flanker’ by James Haskell.

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

Kaiser Chiefs, ‘Ruby’!

What is your favourite film?

‘Where Eagles Dare’.

Do you have any phobias or fears?

Bats in caves! Separately, I have no issue with either of them, but together they are not good.

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

Friends, a survival kit and a comfy sun lounger.

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