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Noteworthy Alumni

Our talented alumni are making their mark in the world, and below we list just a few notable names. 

If there are other Ashford School alumni you would like us to add to this list, please contact the Alumni and Development Office.

Petronella Barker


Louise Burfitt-Dons

Writer & Campaigner

Liv Boeree

Champion Poker Player, Scientist, TV Presenter & Model

Sally Brampton

Journalist, Writer, and Magazine Editor

Jackie Brock-Doyle CBE

Executive Director Communications at Worldwide Athletics Federation & Director of Communications and Public Affairs for the London Olympic and Paralympic Games

Lucy Cooke

National Geographic Explorer, TEDtalker, award-winning documentary producer/presenter, best-selling author and zoologist

Wendy Cope OBE


Nathan Heathcote

Racing Driver

Sophie Montagne

Adventurer: part of the first all-female team to ski coast-to-coast across Antarctica using muscle power alone

Vihan Patel

CEO & Founder at The Power of Music, Named as one of Ernst & Young’s Top 30 Young Entrepreneurs

Sally Preisig

Voice-Over Artist and Puppeteer

Hamish Roberts

Scotland U21 Men’s Hockey

Beka Smith

Portraiture Artist

Diana Speed

Radio 4 Newsreader

Rae Stollard (née Sasson) MBE

Physiotherapist, Advice Worker in the Citizens Advice Bureau, & Bournemouth Borough Councillor

Anna Turley

Former Labour MP & Chairwoman of the Co-operative Party


Fleur Willson

Deputy Ambassador, British Embassy Tripoli at Foreign and Commonwealth Office



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