Shrewsbury School

School House (boys)

Hugo BestermanHousemaster: Mr Hugo Besterman
(House Colours: Black, Magenta and White)
Address: The School House, The Schools, Shrewsbury, SY3 7AS.
Tel: 01743 280600   Fax: 01743 280606

Matrons: Mrs Nadine Jones and Mrs Tania Jones - Tel: 01743 280602


Meet the Housemaster...

Hugo Besterman took over from Giles Bell as Housemaster of School House in September 2013, having previously been Director of Sixth Form and a member of the Senior Leadership Team at The Red Maids’ School in Bristol. Before that, he gained experience of boarding and as a Head of Faculty at both Clifton College and Abingdon School.

Hugo gained a First in Biological Anthropology at Downing College, Cambridge, and he also represented the university at football and was president of the university surf club.  He is a keen musician and plays the cello, piano (Grade 8 Distinction), piano accordion and percussion, and is a published author in the public understanding of science.

Hugo is married to Caroline, herself a Cambridge Classics graduate, and they have three young daughters: Francia, Poppy and Jasmine.

The Besterman Family

The House Tutor Team for 2017/18:
Morgan Bird (Assistant Housemaster) [MCB@]
Seb Cooley (Assistant Housemaster) [SKPC@]

John Balcombe [JB@]
Maria McKenzie [MLM@]
Harry Mackridge [HGM@]
Andrew Murfin [AJM@]
Alexandra Russell [AZR@]
Will Simper [WMS@]
Nicholas Welch [NJW@]
Maurice Walters [MHW@]

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