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Staff Profile: Thomas Hitchings

Thomas Hitchings

Director of Sport / Physical Education Teacher / Head of Swimming

Thomas Hitchings is the Director of Sport and Physical Education Teacher.  He has been at BISS Puxi since 2010 and is the founding manager of the BISCAP programme.  Thomas has had many roles in his 12 year teaching career which started in Manchester as a School Sports Coordinator.  It was for his excellent results in  this role that he won the prestigious ‘Innovations in Sport’ award for raising extra-curricular activities attendance in deprived parts of the city. 

Thomas holds a Bachelor of Education with honours in Education with Secondary Physical Education from Lancaster University and i a Masters of Education Degree in Athletic Administration and Sports Management from Endicott College in Massachusetts. Thomas is a keen sportsman and has enjoyed many years as a competitive cyclist and endurance athelete. Currently Thomas is a competitive Olympic distance triathlete but spends much of his spare time with his family.

WHAT THE STUDENTS SAY ABOUT ME...

"Mr Hitchings is always very informative."

"He always makes me push to be better at everything and makes me believe that I can do things even when I think I can’t."

 

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