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Bryan Rademeyer(Staff11) who taught Physical Education and was the live-in tutor in Tinokura left to get married and teach at Gateway.

Simon Raeside(Staff 04) an ATS Bursar holder from Rhodes taught English during 2004.

Hugh Ramsbotham(Staff 63-72) taught history with distinction and built up the Careers Department. He taught for for many years at Shrewsbury School, Shropshire but has now retired and is living in Wales, near the Beaumont (Audrey, not Oliver!) family. Hugh is in charge of the Old Salopian Society, which seems to involve him in a lot of travelling at the Old Boys' expense (Petreans please copy!) The Petrean secretary visited Hugh & Juliet at their home in Wales in August 2001, not long before Hugh had a heart attack, which mercifully turned out to be not too serious, as far as we can gather.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

There have been three generation ofRaynorsat Peterhouse:Peter Raynor,who taught Latin in the '60s and early '70s, farmed near Marondera and sadly died in February 2003. His sonGiles'(F74) Marondera tobacco farm was expropriated in 2002. His other sonHumphrey(P70) still produces copious quantities of wine in Wedza. He was shot in the leg in an incident in Harare in July 2000, but has recovered. Peter's older grandsonDuncanwas the 123 kg tight head prop of the 2000/01 Rugby XVs and played for Zim Schools. He went to Hartpury Agricultural College on a rugby scholarship and captained their U19 side in 2002. The second came to the senior school in 2001. His granddaughterGeraldinewas the 2002 PHG Headgirl.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bryony Rheamwho was Head of the English left at the end of 2004 and then taught at Girls College in Bulawayo after "spending time" at Ruzawi and Watershed. She andJohn Barrieteach atat Simba and they have two daughters. Being on maternity leave in 2009 did not stopped her from publishing her first, epic novel about a family's experience in Zimbabwe from the Second World War to the present day, ThisSeptember Sun, published by 'amaBooks. It is available in shops in Bulawayo and Harare, or directly fromThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it...

RevdJohn Read(Staff 73-76) who introduced a quiet revolution in his four years as Chaplain with voluntary services and placing a greater emphasis on personal commitment, left to become the Chaplain at the University of Cape Town. He now lives in Potchefstroom, and works at the University there, having remarried some years ago.

Jim Redferntook over asHousemaster of Ellis in 2000 and continues to teach Management of Business.

 Harriet Rinashe(Staff 06 and 11 to present)returned in 2011 after a spell in South Africa to teach English..

Peter Roberts(Staff 90-01) who taught at Springvale House for 11 years, was last seen heading for England where he was intending to take a break from teaching.

Kathy Robertson(Staff 93-95) first taught English at Peterhouse for 6 years during the '80s. She returned in 1993, while keeping up her UNISA studies for a degree in Clinical Psychology. Time was at a premium, but Kathy still managed to involve herself in out-of-class activities such as coaching tennis, drama, teaching guitar, staff plays, Choral Society and overseeing Chapel readers. She left to teach English and was Deputy Head at Watershed College until she left to live in Harare at the end of 2001as Headmistress of Heritage School. She made a welcome return as Senior Housemistress of PHG, exceptionally imaginative and inspiring English teacher and Head of Department, music teacher and in charge of the Junior Choir, running Allied Arts speech, drama and literary sections and heading the cultural activities before leaving for South Africa in 2006.

John Roe(Staff 64-66) was head of English at Cleethorpes' Grammar School on leaving Peterhouse before moving to Adelaide, South Australia,

John Wade Roebuck(Bursar 84-88) lives north of Belfast. He underwent major heart surgery in 2003.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Kathy {Roselt} Harington(Staff 89-92) taught English and her acting skills were evident in several fine roles in school productions includingEquusin the amphitheatre. She also took diving at Ruzawi and tennis and hockey. Kathy left to go on an extended world tour and was married toHugh Harington(P80) in the school chapel in December 1997. They had a farm in the Victory Block near Harare, but wrote in April 2003: " We are now live near Coolum, South East Queensland renovating old houses. Our son Daniel was born in November last year. "This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Peter Roselt(Staff 95-97)taughtat Girls' College, Bulawayo on leaving Peterhouse, but emigrated to New Zealand in 2000 to start a new life. He initially taught English as a foreign language at a school south of Auckland, but has branched out working for TrainSmart a private training establishment.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ';document.getElementById('cloake606f574f63a06cd447343ae6b040ce3').innerHTML += ''+addy_texte606f574f63a06cd447343ae6b040ce3+'<\/a>'; .

Francis Rosier(Staff 94-95) came to Peterhouse via Gifford Technical Teachers' Training College, Hallingbury School, a stint in farming and five years' teaching at Ruzawi. He left to become headmaster of Lilfordia.He now lives in Sevenoaks, Kent fThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.