Beyond the Classroom
Beyond the classroom
Experiences Dukes is home to the UK's leading summer school and activity day camp providers.
Publications Essential reading for students applying to Oxford, Cambridge, or medical school.
University Applications Our curated collection of consultancies represent the best of Oxbridge, US, and Medicine application support.
The Dukes Essay Prize Our essay competition, based on the famous past All Souls, Oxford entrance exam, tests students' ingenuity and originality.
Poetry Together A nationwide scheme that brings young people and old people together to share in the joy of learning poetry by heart.

Magoo Giles, Principal, Knightsbridge School

Magoo founded Knightsbridge School in 2006, after his time at Garden House Boys’ School as Headmaster from 2000 to 2006. He was educated at Eton College, subsequently being commissioned in the Coldstream Guards. During his military career, Magoo served in the UK, Belize, Spain, Cyprus, and Germany and was latterly Adjutant of the battalion in Bosnia looking after the 1,100 men and women in theatre. He was Aide de Camp to Lieutenant General the Hon Sir William Rous for two years and Personal Equerry to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for two years. Magoo is a keen sportsman and sports fan and lists other interests as “children, travel, public speaking/entertaining, writing children’s stories and [his] family”.

 

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