Anthony Dakin

English don

In September 2022 James Hodgins will be succeeded by Anthony Dakin. Anthony studied English Literature at Cambridge, and has taught at Winchester since 2000. He coaches cricket, golf and soccer, and is involved with drama and creative writing at the school. A former tutor of both Kingsgate House and Moberley’s, Anthony has also acted as the Head of English and Deputy Head of Div in the Sixth Form.

He has three children: William and Rufus, both Wykehamists, and daughter Mabel. He is married to Lydia, Head of Classics at Downe House. They enjoy running, walking the dog, music, reading, and all the noise and movement of busy family life.