Wilson's School

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Wilson's School is a boys' grammar school with academy status in Wallington in the London Borough of Sutton, England.wikipedia
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It was founded as Wilson's Grammar School in Camberwell in 1615, making it one of the country's oldest state schools.
Wilson's School was founded in 1615 in Camberwell by Royal Charter by Edward Wilson, vicar of the Parish of Camberwell.

Michael Caine

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After a year there he moved to Wilson's Grammar School in Camberwell (now Wilson's School in Wallington, London), which he left at sixteen after gaining a School Certificate in six subjects.

Tom Abbott

He attended Wilson's School, an all-boys' school in Wallington, Surrey.

Pascal Anson

Born in South London, Anson attended Wilson's School in Wallington and studied three-dimensional design at Kingston University.

Stephen Beckett

Born in London, Beckett was brought up in Brixton and Croydon, and attended Wilson's School in Wallington.

Mark Stone (baritone)

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Born in London 12 June 1969, he studied at Wilson's School, Wallington before going up to King's College, Cambridge to read Mathematics.

Wallington, London

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Wilson's School is a boys' grammar school with academy status in Wallington in the London Borough of Sutton, England.

John Galliano

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After attending St. Anthony's School and Wilson's Grammar School in London, Galliano went on to study at Saint Martin's School of Art, from which he graduated in 1984 with a first class honours degree in Fashion Design.

Norman Reid (museum director)

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He was educated at Wilson's Grammar School and won a scholarship to the Edinburgh College of Art, where he studied in the late 1930s and was taught by William Gillies.

Roy Porter

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Porter grew up in South London and attended Wilson's School in Camberwell.

Aaron Porter

Porter studied at Wilson's School in Wallington in south London, before studying English Literature at the University of Leicester, graduating with a BA in 2006.

Alan Cobham

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As a child he attended Wilson's School, then in Camberwell, London.

Harold Auten

A former pupil of Wilson's School, Wallington, London, Auten had joined the RNR before the outbreak of the First World War during which he served in Q-ships.

James Jeans

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Jeans was educated at Merchant Taylors' School, Northwood, Wilson's Grammar School, Camberwell and Trinity College, Cambridge.

Roger Lambart, 13th Earl of Cavan

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Lord Cavan was educated at Wilson's School, Surrey, St Clare's International School and King's College London.

Lewis Leigh Fermor

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Lewis Leigh Fermor was educated at Wilson's Grammar School in Camberwell and studied metallurgy at the Royal School of Mines, with scholarships at each, and winning the Murchison medal for geology at the latter, where he took a BSc in 1907 and DSc in 1909.

George Barker Jeffery

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Jeffery was born in 1891 and educated at Strand School, Wilson's School and at King's College London.

Walter Matthews (priest)

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Dr Walter Robert Matthews, CH, KCVO, DD, DLitt, former Dean of St Paul's Cathedral
Born on 22 September 1881 in Camberwell, London, to parents Philip Walter Matthews, a banker, and Sophia Alice Self, he was educated at Wilson's School and trained for the priesthood at King's College London.

Andy Scott (footballer, born 1972)

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He attended Wilson's School in Wallington and studied Sports Studies at university.

Harry Golombek

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Golombek studied philology at King's College London, having been a pupil at Wilson's Grammar School, Camberwell.

London Borough of Sutton

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Wilson's School is a boys' grammar school with academy status in Wallington in the London Borough of Sutton, England.

Croydon Airport

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Wilson's moved to its present location on part of the site of the former Croydon Airport in 1975.

Voluntary aided school

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It became voluntary aided in 1997 and an Academy in June 2011.

Academy (English school)

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It became voluntary aided in 1997 and an Academy in June 2011.

United Kingdom

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GCSE and A level results place Wilson's School among the highest performing schools in the United Kingdom.