Mr Colin Price: Biography

Colin Price BA, PGDipEdLaw, NPQH held the position of Second Master from 1999 to 2019, having taught at the School since 1986.

He is the longest-serving member of the Governing Body, having first been appointed to it in 1988. He continues to teach Maths at the School.

He was educated at City of London School and went on to read Mathematics and Economics at Van Mildert College, Durham, and to take his Postgraduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) at Jesus College, Oxford.

Mr Price’s first appointment was as a teacher of Mathematics at Finchley Manorhill School. He came to QE in April 1986, when he was appointed Assistant Head of Mathematics. In October of that year, he was promoted to Head of Mathematics, a position he then held until 1999. In addition, he was appointed a Senior Tutor (in charge of staff development and induction) in 1990.

During his time as Second Master at QE, he gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Education Law from the University of Buckingham. In 2005, he was awarded his National Professional Qualification for Headship.

Mr Price has been a member of the Governing Body continuously since 1988 and currently serves as Chair of the Finance, Audit & Risk Committee. He is a member of the Estates Committee and Admissions Committee. He is also a Trustee of the Friends of Queen Elizabeth’s.