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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Has anyone famous attended your school? watch
Last edited by lollington-mccoy; 18-07-2011 at 17:31.
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- 20-07-2011 14:17
- 20-07-2011 14:20
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!*Last edited by Queen_Pinky; 20-07-2011 at 14:21.
- 20-07-2011 14:24
- In terms of well known - Heptathlete Jessica Ennis
- 20-07-2011 14:26
The writer of the Alex Rider series,
and a former Black-American athlete that won gold in the olympics.
- 20-07-2011 14:28
dido, alison weir, claudia winkleman...
- 20-07-2011 14:29
I'd like to see someone top that.
- 20-07-2011 14:35
Bruce Forsyth went to my sixth form
Secondary school?- LMAO Heyyyyl no. **** school FACT.
- 25-07-2011 03:12
Jake Robinson (Footballer)
- 25-07-2011 03:16
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
(Original post by Pinball_heart)
- 27-07-2011 19:51
Notable alumni include:
Richard Adams (Traidcraft) - Fair Trade pioneer
Kate Ashfield - Actress 
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 
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 
Mark Newman - BBC WM Producer
David Parsons - England Cricket Coach
Tom Parsons - International Sportsman 
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" 
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 
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
- 27-07-2011 21:41
- 27-07-2011 21:44
Craig Bellamy & Ryan Giggs both went to my school
oh, and Gareth Bale went to one of my best mates, Whitchurch High School I met him, such a down to earth guy.
- 27-07-2011 21:50
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
- 27-07-2011 21:53
- 27-07-2011 22:29
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
- 27-07-2011 22:34
Timothy Geithner, class of 1979, current US Secretary of the Treasury and 9th President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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- 28-07-2011 21:47
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- 28-07-2011 22:05
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- 28-07-2011 22:08
I live not far from repton.