Head of Department – Politics
Mr David Ridout
Joined Stonyhurst 1984
David Ridout graduated with a B.A. (Hons) Degree from Reading University and a P.G.C.E from The School of Education at the same university. He has taught at Stonyhurst for 30 years after one year at Reading school in Berkshire.
He is a member of the Political Studies Association and organizes the Popular and Prestigious Politics Society at the College. He takes a keen interest in rugby and acts as a representative on the Lancashire Schools Rugby Committee helping to identify any talented young rugby players for further honours.