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Mr Richard Nicholson - Foundation Principal

A former chorister at Southwell Minster, Richard Nicholson was a Music Scholar at Denstone College before being elected as Organ Scholar at Pembroke College, Oxford, where he read Music.

Mr Nicholson began his teaching career in West London before moving on to Director of Music at St Catherine's School, Bramley.

Following a number of senior leadership roles at The Lady Eleanor Holles School in Hampton, Middlesex, he became Head Master of King’s High School, Warwick in 2015, a school in the Warwick Independent Schools Foundation, and the first Principal of the Foundation in 2020.

Amongst numerous interests, Mr Nicholson is a trustee of the Warwickshire Music Education Trust, and a Governor of Headington School. He is a passionate advocate of the Arts in the life of every pupil, and of innovation in education.