Richard Thompson

Richard is Assistant Vice Principal (External Relations) of Berkhamsted School, having previously been Headteacher of Berkhamsted Boys.

His early years were spent in Stratford-upon-Avon where he attended King Edward VI School.  After graduating in Sports Science at Cardiff, he completed his PGCE at the University of Birmingham before taking up a scholarship at the University of Victoria, British Columbia.

His teaching career began in Queen Elizabeth’s School, Barnet and Richard has worked at Berkhamsted School since September 1998.  As well as having a career in education, Richard has played rugby for Moseley, Ebbw Vale and Saracens and maintains a keen interest in sport.