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Biography

Magnus attended the King's School, Canterbury followed by Edinburgh University, where he read English Literature.  After a year when he worked in newspapers (the Observer and The London Evening Standard) he completed a PGCE in English and Drama at King's College, London, and then started his teaching career at Sherborne School in 1992. In 1994 Magnus moved to Eton where he taught English, coached football and cricket and directed house and school plays. After a one-year teaching sabbatical at Sydney Grammar School he returned to Eton to become a Housemaster before moving to Stowe School as Deputy Head in 2009 and then Milton Abbey School as Headmaster, in January 2014. Magnus has been Head of Bedales Schools since September 2018.

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