Tom Shimell

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Committee appointments


Tom has taught Chemistry at the RGS in Guildford since 2007. He is a member of the School Senior Leadership Team as an Assistant Head with responsibility for Partnerships, Outreach and Widening Access. In previous years he fulfilled roles as Head of Sixth Form, Head of Fifth Form and Head of Teacher Training.


Tom leads the Royal Naval Section of the RGS Combined Cadet Force, leads on Gold Duke of Edinburgh, teaches sailing and previously coached the 2XI Hockey for ten years. Tom lives in Cranleigh with his wife, Lilly, and two children. He loves swimming, walking, bike riding, climbing, sailing and exploring on his stand-up-paddleboard. Tom is also involved with the Cranleigh Scouts and acts as Welfare Officer for the Cranleigh Amateur Swimming Club.