John Towers, Headmaster 

B.A. (Hons.), M.A., P.G.C.E., N.P.Q.H., F.R.S.A.

John has 30 years of experience in the education sector following degrees in History and Mathematics Education. He has been a Head in two schools. John’s career has also included tours as a School Improvement Advisor for the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and overseas endeavour as Director of Education for the charity Reach to Teach, developing over 100 schools for tribal children in rural India. John sits on the Independent Schools Examination Board Academic Committee. He has strong interest in developing innovative educational practice as a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, where he is Chair of RSA Academies. John has been in post as Headmaster at Homefield since 2014.





Dominic Fitzgerald, Deputy Head 

B.Ed. (Hons.)

Our Deputy Head has over 20 experience in the sector. Prior to his post at Homefield, Dominic was both Senior Master and Director of Sport at Fulham Prep School. Dominic has developed his passion for pastoral work and sport within independent schools both in London and Scotland. His main sporting speciality is Rugby where he played to national league and senior county level. He has also subsequently coached teams to national level at Murrayfield. 







Martin Frost, Director of Studies 

B.A. (Hons.), M.A., P.G.C.E.

Martin leads on academics following a post at Dulwich Prep School where he was head of both Assessment and Mathematics. Prior to his successful teaching career Martin enjoyed a career across policy in the civil service as well as posting to the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea Communication and Press Department.







Angus Harper, Bursar 

M.Sc., F.C.M.I., Q.T.S.

During a distinguished career in Her Majesty’s Armed Forces, Major Harper saw active service in Northern Ireland and Iraq. Other roles saw Angus applying his helicopter piloting skills to staff training and procurement programmes. He later developed a career as a Science teacher and pastoral and cadets lead at Reed’s Senior School, to utilise his degree in Animal Biology from St Andrew’s University. After four and a half years at Reed’s, Angus moved to a non-teaching role to lead our Bursary Office.






Jane Gunningham, Head of Junior Department

B.Ed. (Hons.)

Jane has committed nearly 30 years of service to Homefield where she  has led the Junior Department for a significant proportion of this time. With a background in junior teaching, she has brought  expertise and experience to the school. She has got to know many Homefield families, both as a teacher and a parent, and has a particular interest in following individual boys’ progress throughout their school careers. 





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