Richard Neave

Richard Neave

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Richard (pictured left) spent 31 years at Durban Preparatory High School, where he started as Head of Department in 1982 and was privileged to serve as Headmaster from 1988 to 2013.

As a boy he enjoyed an adventurous and happy primary schooling education at Tweefontein Primary ( Ogies ), a very rewarding and enriching high schooling as a boarder at Pretoria Boys High School, enlightened training as a teacher at Natal Teachers Training College, Pietermaritzburg, and a solid grounding as a teacher at Merchiston Preparatory School from 1969 and Head of Department 1977 to 1981.

Richard is very happily married to Lyn. He has two working daughters living in Auckland, New Zealand; Amy is a film and animation producer and Zoe is in marketing and business. Richard also has two step sons, Warren and Brett.

He has a special interest in art, movies, motor cars, fishing, golf, rugby and sport in general. He is passionate about unlocking curiosity and talent, within children, teachers, leaders and teams.


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