Principal and CEO

NICK PROWSE Principal and CEO of Sherborne Qatar

B.Ed. (Hons) Cheltenham & Gloucester College – UK Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Buckingham University UK- 2016

The first Headmaster of Sherborne Qatar, he is married to Beccy and has three young children. A specialist in PE and Geography, his first job was in insurance where he rose to the rank of Life Inspector. Nick started his teaching career at York House School, Watford, where he coached rugby, athletics and football and taught years 3 and 4. Then he became Head of Boarding at Framlingham College Junior School, teaching mathematics in years 3, 5, 7 and 8 and science to year 6. In 2002 he then became Head of Boarding and a Housemaster at the Pilgrims School, Winchester, the famous feeder school of, among others, Winchester College, Eton College and Sherborne School. He is a member of IAPS, a major association of British Prep Schools. In February 2016 Nick completed his Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from Buckingham University UK and he is an FRSA.


Preparatory School Headmaster

Nick Fawcett, B. Ed. (Hons) Bradford University

Nick has been at Sherborne Qatar Prep School for six years and he has been Headmaster for the last two years. Previously Nick was Deputy Head here, following on from Deputy Headship at Moorlands Independent Prep School in the UK. He taught in the UAE from 2003-2005. Nick enjoys playing and coaching sport. He has recently begun running, raising money for the school’s charity United World Schools, completing marathons and ultra-marathons. Nick is married with 2 children at the Prep school.

Deputy Headmaster

David Payne, BA (Hons) in Initial Teacher Training, University of the West of England

David has been at Sherborne Qatar for three years. During his first year he was a Year 2 Form Teacher and Head of Year 2. In his second year he became Deputy Headmaster. He previously taught for 6 years at St Stephen’s Junior School in Bristol, where he taught Year 5 and 6. He was also the curriculum leader for Science and Maths and was the Upper KS2 Phase Leader. David is a passionate traveler which, in 2013, led him to Africa where he assisted in the building of a school in Uganda. He enjoys cycling, rugby and long distance running in which he has completed seven half marathons. He has recently started to play squash competitively. David is married and he has two rescued Saluki dogs which keep him busy!

Assistant Headmaster

Richard Williams, B.Ed. The College of St Paul’s & St Mary’s, Cheltenham

Richard has taught at Haslemere Preparatory School, Surrey, at Clayesmore Preparatory School in Dorset and, most recently, at Norman Court Preparatory School near Salisbury, where he was Deputy Headmaster for fourteen years. He has been at Sherborne Qatar since the school opened in 2009. A keen sportsman, he is a former county athlete. He enjoys singing and was a Lay Clerk of the Brecon Cathedral Choir and he is a Lay Steward of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle. He is married to Gail who also teaches in the Prep School and he has two children in the school.

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