Alumni

Alumni: Honours Awarded

The late John Anderson, former Second Master, received the MBE for services to the CCF.

Walter Balmford, former pupil, was awarded the MBE in January 2018 for services to Training and Education.

Brian Bissell, former pupil and teacher of Divinity here, was awarded MBE for services to education

The late George Crudace, former PE teacher and CCF Staff Instructor, was awarded the BEM.

The late John Dickson was awarded the OBE in 1987 for his services to the CCF, which he ran as Wing Commander from 1968 to 1989.

Dr Christopher Dorman, former pupil, was awarded OBE in June 2019 for services to Laser and Photonic Technology and to Exports.

Philip Green, former pupil, was awarded CBE in 2014 for services to business and charity in the UK & South Africa

Philip Holmes, former pupil, was awarded MBE in January 2012 for service to the community of the West Midlands.

Dave Pomeroy, former Maths teacher, was awarded the OBE, for his service as Wing Commander of the CCF.

Matthew Punch, former pupil and Acting Commander Royal Navy, was awarded MBE in June 2015.

Philip Sturrock, former pupil and Chairman of Governors, was awarded the MBE in June 2014 for services to business, charity and the community in SE London.

Faeeza Vaid, former pupil and Executive Director of the Muslim Women’s Network, was awarded MBE in January 2019 for services to Women’s Rights.

Famous former pupils

Geoff Allman, professor and author
David Brown, England cricketer
Colin Charvis, Rugby Union Player – British and Irish Lions and former Captain of Wales
Vernon Coleman, author, writer, medical doctor, and activist
Neil Denison, QC, judge; former Common Serjeant of London
David Ennals, Baron Ennals of Norwich, former MP and Secretary of State
Martin Fowler, author and international speaker on software architecture
John Ennals, Human Rights Activist
David Etherington, QC, barrister
Martin Ennals, creator of The Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders
Mike Hale, former GB Water Polo international
Sir Gary Hickinbottom, Court of Appeal judge
Harry Hinsley, historian and World War II codebreaker
Jeffrey Holland, (Jeffrey Parkes) actor – Hi-de-Hi! etc.
David Howarth, Professor of Law and Public Policy at Cambridge University
Roger Langley (R.F.Langley), poet and diarist
Richard Moon, England B Rugby International & Barbarians, Broadcaster on rugby
Rupert Moon, Rugby Union international for Wales
Sir Henry Newbolt, poet
Andrew Parrot, musician, founder of the Taverner Choir, Consort and Players
Andrew Peach, BBC Radio 2 Presenter
Professor Lloyd Peck, British Antarctic Survey
Sir Jonathan Phillips, Permanent Secretary, Northern Ireland Office and Warden of Keble College, Oxford
Martin Shaw, Professor of Jazz Trumpet at Birmingham Conservatoire and freelance jazz soloist
Jan Webster, England International Rugby Player
Anthony Wilkins, colleague of Peter Tatchell, Gay Rights Activist
Frank Windsor, (Frank W Higgins) actor – Z-Cars, Softly Softly, etc.

 

Calling old Marians…

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