James took over as Housemaster of Teme in September 2016 having been Assistant Housemaster in Heads House for 2 years. No stranger to Lancing or to boarding either, James has been at the College since September 2002 when he was a resident House tutor in Seconds House for 5 years.
In addition to his Housemaster role, James teaches Geography, coaches’ hockey and is OC Army for the Colleges CCF. He is passionate about being outdoors and has led school ski trips to Switzerland, Geography fieldtrips to Morocco and enjoyed numerous adventurous training expeditions to Wales.
Sussex is home to James having spent his school days at Eastbourne College, he studied Geography at Liverpool before qualifying with his PGCE from Cambridge. Living on site at the College with his wife Caroline, daughters Poppy and Molly and Labrador Tarka, means that James can take full advantage of the wide open spaces and encourage active participation from his pupils in Teme.