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The Sad Loss of Former Headmaster Stephen Borthwick

It is with great sadness that we report that the College’s 12th Headmaster, Stephen Borthwick, died unexpectedly on Tuesday night.

Stephen joined the College as Headmaster in 2000 having previously been the Head of Aldenham, Deputy Head at Bishop’s Stortford College and Head of Physics and Technology at Marlborough College. In his earlier career, he also taught at Rugby and Bloxham Schools.

Stephen was Headmaster from 2000-2012 and oversaw many positive changes at the College. In particular, he was a great advocate of co-education.

Stephen always saw a wider vision for the College, championing greater links with the State Sector. Under his careful guidance and stewardship, the College formed a partnership with Lambeth Academy in the early days of the Academy movement.  He was a strong driving force in the opening of our sister school, Epsom College in Malaysia.

Stephen and Glynis retired to the Wye Valley and remained passionately interested in the development of the College.

The sympathies and condolences of the entire Epsom community are with Glynis at this sad time.