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Monthly feature: meet our Capital staff team

Posted on: 05/02/2020

Name: John Cox

Current Job Title: Assistant Principal Science Technology, Engineering and Maths

Where did you grow up: Burton-Upon-Trent, officially the smelliest town in Britain; home of beer, marmite, pickle, pies and rubber!

What was your favourite subject at school: My favourite subjects at school were Science and PE - rugby mainly!

What university did you go to and what did you study: I studied Polymer Science and Environmental Studies and Teaching at UMIST (Manchester and Liverpool John Moores University).

What made you decide to go into teaching: Working in Environmental Education with red squirrels and toads gave me a taste for education and teaching.

What are your hobbies outside of work: My hobbies outside of work are golf, spending time with my kids, running and cycling.

What encouraged you to apply to work at Capital: I was very interested in the prospect of improving ICT in the school. 

What have been some of your highlights: The salad bar!