Campion (Boys, Years 11-13)

Mr Cummins, Mrs Cummins and their five children

The ethos of Campion House is based on the values of trust, loyalty, kindness and respect. The staff of Campion House believe in the fundamental importance of these qualities in the development of the character of our boys.

Boys work hard and learn to organise their time effectively so that they can also relax and enjoy themselves.  Popular recreational activities include five-a-side football, seven-a-side rugby, music, art, cookery and the occasional game of Scrabble. Campion boarders undertake their public examinations during their time in the house and, whilst they are encouraged to take responsibility for their own study time, they do so under guidance from the resident academic staff.

Campion House has produced a number of Senior Prefects over recent years and a significant number of successful Oxbridge candidates. We are proud of this and are dedicated to building on this success for many years to come.

Mr D Cummins, Head of Campion House



Mr Cummins, Head of Campion House & Teacher of PE & Games
From January 2020, the Head of Campion House is Mr Cummins, who has been a Housemaster & PE Teacher for ten years at Worth School. He is a former professional rugby player with Gloucester RFC and also played cricket for Middlesex  CCC 2nd XI, still playing for Sussex Seniors in the County Championship. After graduating from Exeter University and teaching in Gloucester for a number of years, he became Director of Sport in two independent schools. His wife, Susan Cummins, is also a Housemistress and a teacher of Girls’ Games & Mathematics. She is looking forward to joining the resident community. Their son, Joseph, joins Year 10 in January.



Mr Douglas-Hughes, Assistant Head of Campion House
Having boarded from age 7 to 18, Mr Douglas-Hughes is a strong believer in the advantages offered by boarding life. Before joining New Hall in 2017, he worked for a charity for 7 years, delivering a range of activities and residential trips to young people aged 11-18. Mr Douglas-Hughes is a keen sportsman, with a particular passion for cricket, which he continues to play to a high standard. Mr Douglas-Hughes is also interested in cookery and travel. Mr Douglas-Hughes is married to Lucy and they have a one-year-old son, Freddie, and a lurcher, Jeff.




Mr Yuen, Boarding Assistant

Mr Yuen joins Campion House from Oxford, where he spent the last four years studying History. He has worked previously as a freelance tour guide in Bristol, his hometown, and is now enjoying getting to know the opposite end of the country. Outside of school, Mr Yuen is a keen cook, an occasional cyclist, and an avid explorer of French backwaters. He has a wonderful cat.





Mr Higgins, Boarding Tutor and Teacher of Theology

Originally from the southwest of England, Mr. Higgins holds an MPhil in theology from the University of Dublin and, prior to that, read Theology as an undergraduate at Oriel College, Oxford. Having worked abroad as a teacher of English, he arrived at New Hall in September 2020 where he teaches in the Theology Department. In his spare time, Mr. Higgins enjoys reading, travelling, or simply taking a walk on the beach.








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