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.
Professor Mark Bailey Education Advisory Board Dukes Education member

Professor Mark Bailey, Senior Adviser and Governor

Mark Bailey is the High Master of St Paul’s School in London, and Visiting Professor of Later Medieval History at the University of East Anglia.

Prof Mark Bailey was educated at Durham University, where he obtained a first-class degree in Economic History, and then went on to the University of Cambridge, where he was awarded a  PhD in History. His academic career between 1986 and 1999 included Fellowships at two Cambridge colleges, lecturing in Medieval History, and spells as an Admissions Tutor and Domus Bursar. In 1999 he became Headmaster of Leeds Grammar School and in 2008 oversaw its merger with Leeds Girls’ High School. He has been a headteacher for 18 years.

Mark is the 2018-19 James Ford Lecturer in British History at the University of Oxford and a Visiting Fellow of All Souls, Oxford.  He previously played rugby for Wasps and England and captained Suffolk at cricket.  He was President of Cambridge University RUFC between 2010 and 2018.

 

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