David Goodhew has been Head of Latymer Upper School since 2012 and is a member of the Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference. Born in West London, David attended a local comprehensive school and was the first member of his family to do A levels or go to university. He graduated from Oxford with a First in Classics.
David is committed to advancing social mobility through his School’s bursary programme, in conjunction with its partnership and outreach work. In 2017 he launched the Inspiring Minds campaign, with the aim of raising £40m to offer 1 in 4 pupils a means-tested bursary by 2024 – the Latymer Foundation’s 400th anniversary.
In 2018, Latymer won 3 TES Awards, including ‘Independent School of the Year’; David was also a finalist in the ‘social mobility champion’ category of the UK Social Mobility Awards.
He joined United as a Patron in July 2019.