Mr Matt Payne BSc (Hons) PGCE, Director of Sport
Date you joined the School
What do you do at Bethany?
Direct and manage all sports programmes.
I am a Sixth Form tutor.
What is your favourite film and why?
Star Wars – A New Hope. I grew up with the original, fantasy, action, love story, good vs evil and fantastic characters. What a film!
Why do you like working at Bethany?
The size of the School, pupil-teacher relationships, the location, the family atmosphere and ability to offer fantastic opportunities to pupils all combine to make Bethany an excellent working environment.
What interests do you have outside Bethany?
Generally keeping fit, golf, reading and theatre. I also enjoy going for adventure walks with my children.
What is your favourite childhood memory?
What is your favourite school memory?
Many rugby matches and competing in the Welsh Schools athletics championships. Also going on an outdoor adventure week in the Brecon Beacons.
What is your favourite colour and why?
Green, as it represents spring and summer, nature and countryside.
If you were not doing what you are doing now, what would you like to do?
Working as a physio with a professional sports club.