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Philip Britton

Bolton School Boys' Division (Confirmed)

Philip Britton is Headmaster of Bolton School Boys' Division, an independent day school for some 1200 boys. He was brought up on Tyneside, took a first in physics at Oxford and did teacher training at Cambridge. He worked as physics teacher, Head of Physics and Deputy Head at Leeds Grammar School before moving to Bolton in 2008. In 2010 he was awarded an MBE for services to physics and is a Fellow of the Institute of Physics where he has been much involved in physics education, encouraging teachers to encourage the next generation of physicists. At Bolton his focus is on community partnership, e-learning as part of variety in teaching and social mobility through access to independent schools.