Alumni

We are setting up an old boys network. If you would like to join then please fill in this survey. We hope to have more information soon.

 

 

Previous students include...

Heston Blumenheston blu.jpgthal - Chef and owner of The Fat Duck, a three-Michelin-starred restaurant voted the best restaurant in the UK in 2007 and 2009 and the best restaurant in the world in 2005. A constant innovator, Heston Blumenthal has revolutionised the industry.

 

 

  

burnett.jpgSimon Burnett - A world class athlete, Simon Burnett started his career at Wycombe District Swimming Club. He started his international career with gold in the 50m backstroke at the ASA National Championships in 2001 and 2002. Switching to freestyle, Burnett won bronze at the 2002 Commonwealth games and competed at the 2004 Olympics. In 2005 he won 3 Gold Medals with 3 National Records in the National Championships. He went on to win 2 Gold's and 1 Bronze medal at the 2006 Commonwealth Games.

 

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Sir Terry Pratchett - A prolific author of fantasy books and plays, Sir Terry Pratchett was the UK's best selling author in the 1990's. He has sold over 65 million books in 37 languages, and won the Carnegie Medal in 2001 and was knighted in 2009.

 



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Kenton Cool - A record breaking mountain climber, Cool has climbed Mount Everest 10 times and led the Sir Ranulph Fiennes' 2008 and 2009 expeditions. Cool also has achieved the prestigious feat of two Everest summits in one week. In the autumn of 2010 Kenton made the 3rd ever ski descent of Manaslu in Nepal, the worlds 8th highest mountain. In doing so become one of only a few people world wide to ski multiple 8000m peaks having previously completed a ski descent from the top of Cho Oyo the world's 6th highest mountain.

 

 

Information about his recent expedition where he took the 1924 Olympic Gold medal to the summit thus fulfilling the Olympic pledge of Great Britain can be found here

 

 

 

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Kevin Keen - Now Steve Clarke's assistant at West Bromwich Albion, Keen played his first games for Wycombe Wanderers at just 15, setting a club record. Keen left to play for West Ham and through his career played for Wolves, Stoke and Macclesfield. Before joining Clarke at WBA Keen was caretaker manager at West Ham and Head coach at Liverpool.

 

 

 

 

chair.jpgRobin Day - A furniture designer, Day invented the Polypropylene stacking chair. This has gone on to be the best selling chair in the world, having sold over 20 million units. The chair is so iconic that it was chosen as one of 8 designs to feature on a series of stamps named ''British Design Classics''.

 

 

 

 

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Nick Catlin - A member of the GB hockey squad, Catlin has already represented his country at the World Cup, Commonwealth Games and Champions Trophy (winning a silver medal). He made his debut in 2009 and is now a regular member of both the GB and England sides.



 

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William Russell - Founder of Russell Hobbs and designer of the first automatic electric kettle. This become one of the most iconic domestic appliances of the post-war era. 


 

Alumni