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headmaster , writer

Charles Jonathan Driver, South African Headmaster, writer. Avocations: strenuous exercise, rugby, poetry, holidays, traveling M C. Trustee Lomans Trust, United Kingdom, since 1984; chairman Crowthorne Trust, United Kingdom, since 1989; member Ashridge Management Committee, United Kingdom, 1983-1989; president Crowthorne District Horticul. Society, United Kingdom, since 1989. Fellow Royal Society Arts; member Headmasters' Conference.

Background

Driver, Charles Jonathan was born on August 19, 1939 in Cape Town, South Africa. Son of Kingsley Ernest Driver and Phyllis Edith Mary Baines.

Education

Bachelor, University Cape Town, 1960. Bachelor with honours, University Cape Town, 1961. Bachelor of Education, University Cape Town, 1962.

Master of Philosophy, Trinity College, Oxford, England, 1967.

Career

President National Union of S. African Students, 1963-1964. Housemaster Sevenoaks School, 1968-1973. Director Matthew Humberstone School, 1973-1978.

Principal Island School, Hong Kong, 1978-1983. Headmaster Berkhamsted School, 1983-1989. Master Wellington College, Berks, England, 1989-2000.

Research fellow University York, 1976. Visiting Scaitcliffe School, United Kingdom, 1991-1995. Governor Benenden School, United Kingdom, since 1987, Shiplake College, United Kingdom, 1990-1995.

Editor Conference and Common Room, United Kingdom, 1993-2000.

Achievements

  • Avocations: strenuous exercise, rugby, poetry, holidays, traveling M C.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (novels) Elegy for a Revolutionary, 1968, Send War in Our Time, O Lord, 1970, A Messiah of the Last Days, 1972, Death of Fathers, 1974, (poetry) Occasional Light, 1970, I Live Here Now, 1974, Hong Kong Portraits, 1986, In the Water Margins, 1994, (biography) Patrick Duncan, 1980.

Membership

Trustee Lomans Trust, United Kingdom, since 1984. Chairman Crowthorne Trust, United Kingdom, since 1989. Member Ashridge Management Committee, United Kingdom, 1983-1989.

President Crowthorne District Horticul. Society, United Kingdom, since 1989. Fellow Royal Society Arts.

Member Headmasters' Conference.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Strenuous exercise, rugby, poetry, holidays, travel.

Connections

Married Ann Hoogewerf, June 15, 1967. Children: Dominic, Thackwray, Tamlyn.

father:
Kingsley Ernest Driver

mother:
Phyllis Edith Mary Baines

spouse:
Ann Hoogewerf

children:
Dominic Driver

Thackwray Driver

Tamlyn Driver