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A keen squash player, Alastair coaches the sport at the School, along with football and rugby.
David is a keen cricketer and footballer, who has coached both sports at Harrow, including Colts A cricket and 2nd XI soccer.
Notable Old Elmfieldians include Prince Bovaradej of Thailand; pioneer aviator Lord Moore-Brabazon; recipient of the Victoria Cross and the Military Cross Major George Findlay; Robert Joicey Dickinson (formerly of law firm Dickinson Dees); Colonel Sir Donald Hamish Cameron of Lochiel; former Lord Mayor of London Sir Peter Studd; cricketer Alastair Mc Corquodale; various de Rothschild sons; photographer the Earl of Lichfield; founder of Pret and itsu Julian Metcalfe; explorer Tom Avery; and singer-songwriter James Blunt. Educated at Fettes College and Edinburgh University, he spent eight years in legal practice in both Edinburgh and London, specialising in private equity.
He then taught for three years at The Haberdashers’ Aske’s School in Elstree, before coming to Harrow in 2013.
Established in the 1790s, it was Harrow's first “large” Boarding House but, today, is the smallest, despite several extensions to the building.
Its name derives from the second and third House Masters, Henry and Ben Drury, who ran the House as father and son from 1806 to 1863.
Notable Old Drurieans include the poet Lord Byron, former British Prime Ministers Lord Palmerston and Robert Peel, founder of the FA Charles Alcock, Victoria Cross recipients Teignmouth Melville and Montgomery Cunninghame, the Duke of Westminster, former Head of the Civil Service Lord Butler, cricketers Nick Compton and Gary Ballance - and James Bond, the ornithologist after whom Ian Fleming named his famous spy.
Mark is a Zoology Graduate of Sheffield University.
David teaches Physics and was a Tutor for four years in Elmfield before becoming House Master of Gayton.
He is married to Katherine, who previously taught Religious Studies in Gateshead and at Marlborough College, and who now works part time at Harrow in a non-teaching role. Druries is situated on the High Street, next to Old Schools (the original School building) and opposite The Head Master's.
Notable Old Bradbeians include the photographer and designer Cecil Beaton, the author MEF Benitz, rugby player Billy Vunipola, and Mike D’Abo, member of rock band Manfred Mann.
Educated at Beauchamp College and Durham University, David had a ten-year career in academia before joining Harrow.
Bradbys is situated on the High Street, about one minute's walk south of Old Schools, the original School building. Keary and is named after former House Master Edward Henry Bradby, a classicist and, later, Master of Haileybury.