Mr Patrick Higgins

Director of Admissions

I read Modern History at the Queen’s University of Belfast and did historical research under John Morrill at the University of Cambridge as a student of Peterhouse.

I have taught history at Downside and King’s College School, Wimbledon. I was a Visiting Schoolmaster Fellow at Peterhouse and have been an Archives Byefellow at Churchill College, Cambridge.

I have also held positions as Lecturer in History at New Hall, and a Historical Consultant, Twenty Twenty Television. Since 1994 I have been Managing Director of the A-Level Conference Company Ltd.

Research 

I am currently writing a biography of R. A. Butler (1902-1982).

Membership of professional associations or societies 

Fellow of the Royal Historical Society