OUR ALUMNI FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF RICHMOND SCHOOL & SIXTH FORM COLLEGE
You’ll always be a part of Richmond School & Sixth Form College and Richmond School & Sixth Form College will always be a part of you! Diverse, dynamic, illustrious, inspiring and impressive, we are fortunate to have a rich and hugely-supportive Alumni and Friends of Richmond School who are very much part of our family. Their legacy stays with us (students have included a Prime Minister and a well-loved children’s author) and we are immensely proud of the strong links we have with our ex-students and friends, and we really value their support.
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Our Alumni and Friends make a significant contribution to the life of the school and college in so many ways, including: giving inspirational talks, conducting mock interviews, offering work experience and informal guidance to students and generally continuing to be an intrinsic part of the wider life of the school community. So much so, that 31 of our ex-students are very involved with the school and college. They contribute each day as members of staff. That really says it all. If you would like to offer support of any kind in this capacity, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Charlotte Porter left Richmond School to pursue a career in dance. After qualifying as a dance teacher, and performing nationally and internationally, Charlotte has set up her own award-winning dance school at The Station in Richmond.
Mark Millman studied from 2005-2012 at Richmond. After qualifying as a music and maths teacher he returned as a teacher in 2015. Mark teaches both subjects and also leads the jazz band. His sister, Jill, an ex-student, is also a maths teacher at Richmond.
After his GCSEs and A-levels, Aaron Pepe studied for a NVQ in Construction whilst working as a General Labourer at Swale Scaffolding. Qualifying as a Part 1 and Part 2 level scaffolder, he progressed to Assistant Contracts Manager. Promoted to Contracts Manager in 2014, Aaron works closely with the school offering apprenticeships to our students.
After her A-levels, Jasmine became the first student ever to gain a degree apprenticeship. She works for Morrisons Plc in the retail sector where she is a manager responsible for a large team of staff. The graduate scheme operates in conjunction with Sheffield Hallam University.
After his A-levels (English Language, Latin and Maths), Jonathan studied a BA and MA in Classics at Newcastle University, before becoming an advertising copywriter. He has written ads for Jack White of the White Stripes and Kylie Minogue, among others! Jonathan has just published his first fantasy novel ‘Bury Me Where They Fall’.
DR ALISON MOWBRAY
Dr Alison Mowbray is an Olympic rower. A Cambridge graduate, with a PhD in Molecular Microbiology, she is also a teacher, nutritionist, inspirational speaker and leadership development consultant and coach.
CAPTAIN CATHERINE HENDERSON
Captain Catherine Henderson left Richmond to pursue a military career, studying for her A-levels and degree whilst being a full-time officer at Sandhurst. At the age of 26 she is a platoon commander.
Matt Hoss, studied Drama and Theatre Studies, at the University of Kent, and is a full-time, stand-up comedian. He has toured nationally and has performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. In addition, the entrepreneur runs a chain of national comedy clubs. The award-winning comedian writes and performs for BBC Newcastle’s Grin Up North as well as writing for the British Stand-Up Comedy Archive.
Semi-professional racing driver, Max Coates, is also a director of a marketing agency and holds a first-class sports marketing degree. Max recently returned to school to host the local-area sports presentation evening.
Right Hon. The Baroness Hale of Richmond DBE attended Richmond School in the 1950s. She has had an incredible legal career and was the United Kingdom’s first female President of the Supreme Court.
In 1844, Charles Dodgson, more widely known as Lewis Carroll, began his studies at Richmond School, 21 years before he penned Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.
CHARLES GREY, 2ND EARL
In the 1800s, Charles Grey, 2nd Earl, was a student of Richmond School. He went on to become the Prime Minister from 1830 to 1834.