01793 818603
Plymouth Street, Swindon, Wiltshire SN1 2LB

Dr Nicholas Capstick, OBE





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Outside of work

I am currently the CEO of the White Horse Federation with overall responsibility for its performance and delivery. I am directly accountable to the Executive Board of Directors and the Chair.

As well as overseeing the educational arm of the organisation I have a more direct portfolio of leading and managing our teaching schools and the Central Support infrastructure. In addition I currently have a school improvement role with two WHF schools. I also work on a regular basis for the Regional School’s Commissioner supporting the academies programme and vulnerable schools across the South West.


Professional Qualifications:

  • PhD  Educational Psychology and Management (Modular)
  • MSc Educational Management
  • B’Ed 1st English and Drama


Significant Achievements:

  • Awarded the Order of the British Empire for Outstanding Services to Education, 2016
  • Head teacher of the Year Award 2009
  • National Leader of Education
  • Pride of Swindon Award
  • National GTC Award – Carol Adams Memorial Award
  • Drove Primary School  runner up as “The Most Outstanding School of the Year Award 2012”
The White Horse Federation

Swindon Schools

Wiltshire Schools

Gloucestershire Schools

Oxfordshire Schools

Berkshire Schools

The White Horse Federation