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headmaster

Thomas Richard Cookson, British headmaster. Governor Godolphin and Latymer School, Hammersmith, London, 1999—2001, Solefield School, 1996—2001, Hazelwood School, 1998—2001, Copthorne School, 1985—1994, Durlston Court School, 1991—1998.

Background

Cookson, Thomas Richard was born on July 7, 1942 in Bournemouth, Hampshire, England. Son of Samuel Harold and Elizabeth Mary Cookson.

Education

Master of Arts, Balliol College-Oxford, England, 1964.

Career

Teacher English Winchester College, England, 1964—1965, 1967—1972, head of English and housemaster, 1974—1983, 1983—1990. Teacher English Hopkins Grammar School, New Haven, 1965—1967, Manchester Grammar School, England, 1972—1974. Headmaster King Edward VI School, Southampton, England, 1990—1996, Sevenoaks School, England, 1996—2001.

Principal British School, Colombo, Sri Lanka, since 2002. Member committee Headmasters' Conference, 1997—2000.

Membership

Governor Godolphin and Latymer School, Hammersmith, London, 1999—2001, Solefield School, 1996—2001, Hazelwood School, 1998—2001, Copthorne School, 1985—1994, Durlston Court School, 1991—1998.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, theater, painting, reading.

Connections

Married Carol Hayley, December 30, 1972. Children: Harriet, Camilla, Elizabeth.

father:
Samuel Harold

mother:
Elizabeth Mary Cookson

spouse:
Carol Hayley

children:
Elizabeth Cookson

Camilla Cookson

Harriet Cookson