Wallington County Grammar School

Distinguished Alumni

Should you have any information about those listed or indeed those who are not currently included, please get in touch.  Thanks to our alumni who have already shared information about their peers.

Featured Alumni are those for whom we have been able to obtain additional information either from our alumnus directly or close friends and relatives.

Neil Ardley, musician, author

Douglas Allen, Baron Croham, Senior Civil Servant

Ray Baker, Surrey Cricket player and English and Wales Cricket Board coach

Prof Harold Barlow, Engineer, Pender Chair of University College London, Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering, 1950–1966, University College London professor

Herbert Barrie, MRCPCH, paediatrician, co-founder of the Neonatal Society and the British Association of Perinatal Medicine

John Cameron, composer, musician and recording artist, wrote theme music for Top of the Pops, orchestrator of Les Misérables

Ryan Cummins, retired county cricketer, (Leicestershire and Northamptonshire)

Lord Deighton, Commercial Secretary to the Treasury.  Former investment banker and executive of the London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games 2012.  For more information click here 

Sunny Edwards, professional flyweight and super flyweight boxer

Norman Long, social anthropologist and Professor Emeritus at Wageningen University, Netherlands

Mark Pallen, Professor of Microbial Genomics at the University of East Anglia, captain of winning team from Imperial College in University Challenge, 1995–96

John Randall, CBE, former President of the National Union of Students, senior civil servant

Malcolm Savidge, former Member of Parliament for Aberdeen North

J. Seaton, Physics Professor University College London, Royal Astronomical Society President

Ivan Tyrrell, psychotherapist, educator and artist, founder of The Therapist journal (now 'Human Givens'), Director of Human Givens College

Philip Wilcocks, CB, DSC, DL, RoyalNavy officer (Rear Admiral)

Chris Woodhead, former HM Chief Inspector of Schools.

Philip Yea, Vodafone Director, British Heart Foundation Chair, Prince Andrew, Duke of York Advisor

Featured Alumni

Wallington County Grammar School is proud to have one of the most talented and successful networks of Old Boys and Old Girls of any school in the country. 

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