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Christopher Payne

Head of Year 9, Teacher of Mathematics, Teacher of ToK

Chris completed an MA (Hons) in Mathematics at the University of Edinburgh and then attended the University of Cambridge for his Mathematics teaching qualification and Master’s Degree. His last post was as a Mathematics teacher and Deputy Head of Year in a large comprehensive school in the South West of the UK. Chris has a passion for the pastoral side of education. He loves working with young people and helping them fulfil their potential. He also loves working with such a strong team of professionals and enjoys sharing ideas. He likes travelling, walking, running, reading, music, games, theatre and film. He feels lucky to live in China and loves exploring Asia and eating a lot of amazing food. He is looking forward to seeing more of rural China and continuing to be wowed by everything this spectacular country has to offer.