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    Ben and Adam Hollioake (cricketers), Marcus Agius (chairman of a bank), david laws Oh and Sir clive sinclair (computer person) as well as some rugby peeps
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    Well, on a different note, my school is recognised as J.K Rowling's inspiration for Hogwart's. Her children are enrolled too.
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    Aston Merrygold from JLS (2 years above me)
    Craig Saggers from Diva Fever (1 year above me)

    Plus Luke Pasqualino (Freddie from Skins) went to a local school in my area too!

    *although the term "famous" may be used in a loose term with these people!*
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    - In terms of well known - Heptathlete Jessica Ennis
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    The writer of the Alex Rider series,

    and a former Black-American athlete that won gold in the olympics.
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    dido, alison weir, claudia winkleman...
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    Lord Nelson.

    I'd like to see someone top that.
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    Bruce Forsyth went to my sixth form

    Secondary school?- LMAO Heyyyyl no. **** school FACT.
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    Jake Robinson (Footballer)
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    The girl who plays Sian (one of the lesbians in Coronation Street) was in the year below me at high school, she was really nice to talk to
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    (Original post by Pinball_heart)
    Old Edwardians

    Notable alumni include:[citation needed]
    Richard Adams (Traidcraft) - Fair Trade pioneer
    Kate Ashfield - Actress [36]
    Prof Michael Beesley CBE, Professor of Economics at the London Business School from 1965–90 and Chairman of the Institute of Public Sector Management from 1983-7
    Peter Bennett, 1st Baron Bennett of Edgbaston OBE, Conservative MP for Birmingham Edgbaston from 1940–53 and President of the British Productivity Council from 1955-7
    Peter Bird, architect
    Simon Brew - Editor of Micro Mart magazine
    Tom Butler - Bishop of Southwark
    Prof Sir David Cannadine - Historian
    Michael Checkland - Former Director General of the BBC
    John Copley, opera director
    Noel Costain OBE, civil engineer, responsible for the building of the BMEWS at RAF Fylingdales, and President of the Institute of Nuclear Engineers (now the Nuclear Institute) from 1972-6
    Sir Guy Dain, Chairman of the BMA from 1942-8
    Keith Fielding - International Rugby Union and Rugby League Player [37]
    Geoffrey Filkin, Baron Filkin CBE, Chief Executive of Reading Borough Council from 1988–91 and former husband of Elizabeth Filkin
    Prof Keith Haley, Professor of Operational Research at the University of Birmingham from 1968–99 and President of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies from 1983-6
    Charles Hare - Tennis player - Represented Great Britain in the 1937 Davis Cup
    Steve Harper - automotive designer
    Prof Roger Hood CBE, Professor of Criminology at the University of Oxford from 1996–2003 and President of the British Society of Criminology from 1986-9
    Prof Reginald Hopkins, Professor of Brewing and Applied Biochemistry at the University of Birmingham from 1931–56
    Ishmael Jilani - Entrepreneur of the Decade Award winner
    John Kenneally V.C. (born Leslie Robinson)
    Prof Michael Laughton, Professor of Electrical Engineering at Queen Mary, University of London from 1977–2000
    Malcolm Levi, Group Chief Executive of Home Group since 1998
    Simon White - Manager of Bloc Party and Phoenix
    Prof Raymond Lyttleton, Professor of Theoretical Astronomy at the University of Cambridge from 1969–78
    Mazher Mahmood - The "Fake Sheikh" Journalist
    Richard Evans - Mandolinist and Folk Singer
    David Maloney - Former BBC television director and producer
    Ben McCarthy - BBC Journalist
    Dan Fox - England international hockey player and first class cricketer
    Simon Morgan - Former Leicester City F.C. and Fulham F.C. footballer [38]
    Mark Newman - BBC WM Producer
    David Parsons - England Cricket Coach
    Tom Parsons - International Sportsman [39][40]
    Paul Ready - actor
    Prof William Rose, Professor of German Language and Literature at the University of London from 1949–61
    Alex Smith - Won "The Wolfram 2,3 Turing Machine Research Prize" [41][42]
    Prof Peter Sommer, Professor at the LSE and expert on digital forensics
    Frederick Stratton OBE, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Cambridge from 1928–47, and President of the Royal Astronomical Society from 1933-5
    Jeremy Williams - Actor [43]
    Adam Wishart - Award winning documentary maker and writer
    Ben Wright - BBC Political Correspondent
    Oscar Deutsch - Founder of Odeon cinemas
    Robert Gibbs - Guitarist of dance-punk band Suddenly, Phantoms!
    Andrew DeWhalley - Singer of dance-punk band Suddenly, Phantoms!
    Vincent Stent - IMB
    Steven Hutt - Founder of the Thom Yorke foundation
    John Patrick Kenneally - Won a Victoria Cross in Tunisia during World War II

    These are apparently the 'most notable' people who went to the King Edward Foundation schools in Birmingham...
    Source??? My school's wiki page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Edward_VI_Five_Ways
    you at five ways?
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    (Original post by LukethePianoMan)
    you at five ways?
    I was, left like 3 years ago.
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    Craig Bellamy & Ryan Giggs both went to my school :yes:

    Cardiff FTW!

    oh, and Gareth Bale went to one of my best mates, Whitchurch High School :awesome: I met him, such a down to earth guy.
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    A girl that used to present on Newsround went to my school- and Jimmy Nesbitt went to the school at the bottom of the hill from mine
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    Prince Charles
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    Katherine Jenkins went to my school, I've met her a couple of times as well, she came into the pub where I worked on 3 occassions during my gap year, she's pretty amazing, not only stunning but soo down to earth.

    School is Dwr-Y-Felin Comprehensive btw
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    Timothy Geithner, class of 1979, current US Secretary of the Treasury and 9th President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York

    ISB!
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    (Original post by Maker)
    Seb (Lord) Coe went to my school, did anyone famous go to your school?
    No one famous has been to any of my schools, but Jeremy Clarkson used to live and go to school in a town not far away from where i live.
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    (Original post by Emma:-))
    No one famous has been to any of my schools, but Jeremy Clarkson used to live and go to school in a town not far away from where i live.
    Repton
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    Repton
    Yeah.
    I live not far from repton.
 
 
 
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