Originally from the North East of England, Physics teacher Mr Gilbertson attended Durham University, reading Civil Engineering. He went on to pursue a career as a structural engineer, working for a number of consultancies in the UK, and based in Australia for two years. Mr Gilbertson is currently completing an MA in education at Reading University. He also runs Blue Coat’s Lego Robotics Club, which competed in its first national competition in January 2017.
Aside from Physics, Mr Gilbertson is a keen mountain biker, skier, unicyclist and amateur joiner. He has travelled extensively in the past and is looking forward to participating in school trips abroad during his time at Blue Coat.