Rupert Alesbury

Principal, Carfax College

Rupert ensures that Carfax College meets the needs of each of its pupils and helps them achieve their diverse academic goals. He has taught pupils at different levels and in a range of academic subjects. Rupert is a linguist by academic background. During his time as a King’s Scholar at Eton, his interest shifted from classical to modern languages. He went on to read Russian and French at the University of Oxford and later picked up Mandarin while in China. Rupert enjoys cycling, hiking, and wild camping, and is a dedicated Ultimate Frisbee player. He has turned out for elite clubs at tournaments both in the UK and at exotic foreign locations, from the sandy banks of the Dnepr in Kiev to the lush grass of the Polo Club in Manila. He joined Carfax in 2008.