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21 May 2013 •
30 Apr 2013 •
They spent a week with exchange partners, who have planned a return visit in September.
21 May 2013 •
The challenge consisted of a forensic chemistry 'whodunnit' to identify the culprit in the murder of the Headmaster!
17 May 2013 •
Lewis, Martin (KS 1983-1990)
Graduate of the London School of Economics where he was also General Secretary (President) of the Students' Union. Postgraduate degree in Broadcast Journalism from Cardiff University. Award-winning TV and radio presenter, national newspaper columnist and bestselling author. Created the Money Saving Expert website.
Whitlam, Olivia (KS 2003)
Studied Environmental Science at Nottingham University. Rower. Olivia became World U23 Champion in July 2007 winning gold in the pair with Heather Stanning. She was selected in the women's pair for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and finished 6th, an exceptional performance after qualifying the boat at the final Olympic Qualification Regatta just seven weeks before. Olivia has been selected in the women's pair for the 2009 World Championships in Poznan.See More Inspirational Alumni
Lloyd MBE, Hugh (KS 1931-1939)
British comedy actor on television and in the West End. He was best known for his role as Tony Hancock's unfortunate sidekick in 'Hancock's Half Hour' and as Terry Scott's shy and put-upon flat mate in 'Hugh and I'. He had a rich and varied life and career but seems destined to be best remembered for his appearance in the classic comedy sketch 'The Blood Donor' with Tony Hancock discussing wine gums.
Leonard, Steve (no date)
Vet and TV presenter.Credits includethe'Vets' series and BBC natural history programmes 'Ultimate killers' and 'Extreme animals'.
James MBE, Tom (KS 1997-2002)
In 2005, he took a year away from GB rowing to concentrate on his studies as an engineering student at Cambridge. Has raced four times in the Cambridge Blue Boat in the University Boat Race (2003, 2005, 2006 and 2007). In his final year as Cambridge President, he finally tasted victory for the first time. Won a gold medal at the Beijing Olympics in 2008.
Pickup, Ronald (KS 1958)
An English actor, trained at RADA. Made his London stage debut in Julius Caesar in 1964. Member of National Theatre Company (1965-73). Appeared in a number television programmes including 'Jennie', 'Lady Randolph Churchill' (1974) as Randolph Churchill and Orwell on 'Jura' (1983) as George Orwell. Films include 'The Day of the Jackal' (1973), 'The Thirty-Nine Steps' (1978) and 'The Mission' (1986).