Name: Simon Cuthbert

Job Title: Head of RS and Lay Chaplain

Date you joined the School? September 2021

What do you do at Bethany? Teach RS and lead the chaplaincy work

What did you do before you came to Bethany?
Taught at a local comprehensive school

What is your favourite novel/music/artist/film?
Mary Poppins, childhood favourite. When life gets tough, you can always fly a kite.

What is your favourite quotation and why?
Joshua 1:9 – ‘Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid:do not be discouraged, for the lord your God will be with you wherever you go.’ To be confident, even when they seem tough, because God is with me.’

What was your favourite subject at School and why?
PE – I loved being outdoors

Why do you like working at Bethany?
Great team, wonderful pupils, amazing site.

What interests do you have outside Bethany?
Running, football, cricket

What is your favourite colour and why?
Blue – Apart from Chelsea what is there not to like about it?

If you were not doing what you are doing now, what would you be doing?
Always wanted to be a professional bed tester or a sportsman.