Simon attended Whitley Academy from 1994 -1999. He plays trombone in, and is a featured soloist for the North Devon Sinfonia, the orchestra recently named as the overall winner on the BBC’s 'All Together Now: The Great Orchestra Challenge'. The show was a nationwide search for the orchestra that best captured the spirit of British amateur music-making in the UK.
Simon is a former professional musician and now, Head of Learning (Head of House) at Great Torrington School in North Devon. He is also an SLE, and a Staff Governor.
After completing a music degree at Birmingham Conservatoire, and working as a peripatetic brass teacher in 10 schools across Birmingham, Robilliard earned a PGCE, and taught at the outstanding Heartlands Academy in Nechells, Birmingham, before moving with his family to Devon.
View Simon's appearance on the BBC's 'All Together Now: The Great Orchestra Challenge'.