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Anthony Clifford Grayling (born 3 April 1949), usually known as A. C. Grayling, is a British philosopher and author.
Adolphus Cambridge, 1st Marquess of Cambridge (Adolphus Charles Alexander Albert Edward George Philip Louis Ladislaus; 13 August 1868 – 24 October 1927), born Prince Adolphus of Teck and later The Duke of Teck, was a member of the British Royal Family, a great-grandson of King George III and younger brother of Queen Mary, the consort of King George V. In 1900, he succeeded his father as Duke of Teck in the Kingdom of Württemberg.
An alumnus ((masculine), an alumna ((feminine), or an alumnum ((gender-neutral) of a college, university, or other school is a former student. The word is Latin and simply means student. The plural is alumni for men and mixed groups and alumnae for women. The term is often mistakenly thought of as synonymous with "graduate," but they are not synonyms; one can be an alumnus without graduating. (Burt Reynolds, alumnus but not graduate of Florida State, is an example.) An alumnus can also be a former member, employee, contributor, or inmate.
Sir Anthony Francis Seldon, (born 2 August 1953), is Vice-Chancellor of the University of Buckingham, a contemporary historian, commentator and political author, known in part for his biographies of Margaret Thatcher, John Major, Tony Blair, Gordon Brown and David Cameron.
The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior bishop and principal leader of the Church of England, the symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion and the diocesan bishop of the Diocese of Canterbury.
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, (1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852) was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman who was one of the leading military and political figures of 19th-century Britain, serving twice as Prime Minister.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Ben Michael Goldacre (born 20 May 1974) is a British physician, academic and science writer.
Berkshire (abbreviated Berks, in the 17th century sometimes spelled Barkeshire as it is pronounced) is a county in south east England, west of London and is one of the home counties.
Bertram Pollock (6 December 1863 – 17 October 1943) was an Anglican bishop in the first half of the 20th century.
The BRIT Awards (often simply called The BRITs) are the British Phonographic Industry's annual pop music awards.
Bullying is the use of force, threat, or coercion to abuse, intimidate or aggressively dominate others.
The Charity Commission for England and Wales is the non-ministerial government department that regulates registered charities in England and Wales and maintains the Central Register of Charities.
Charterhouse is an independent day and boarding school in Godalming, Surrey.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee (27 May 1922 – 7 June 2015) was an English character actor, singer, and author.
Field Marshal Sir Claude John Eyre Auchinleck (21 June 1884 – 23 March 1981) was a British Army commander during the Second World War.
The Combined Cadet Force (CCF) is a Ministry of Defence sponsored youth organisation in the United Kingdom.
Constantine II (Κωνσταντίνος Βʹ, Konstantínos II,; born 2 June 1940) reigned as the King of Greece, from 1964 until the abolition of the monarchy in 1973.
Crowthorne is a village and civil parish in the Bracknell Forest district of south-eastern Berkshire.
David Christopher Knight Watson (1933–1984) was an English Anglican priest, evangelist and author.
The Duke of Wellington's Regiment (West Riding) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army, forming part of the King's Division.
Earl's Court is a district in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in central London, bordering the sub-districts of South Kensington to the east, West Kensington to the west, Chelsea to the south and Kensington to the north.
Edgbarrow Woods is a local nature reserve between Little Sandhurst and Crowthorne, on the grounds of Wellington College, in Berkshire, England.
Edward White Benson (14 July 1829 – 11 October 1896) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1883 until his death.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
Eleanor Elizabeth "Ellie" Bamber (born 2 February 1997) is an English actress.
Entomology is the scientific study of insects, a branch of zoology.
Eton College is an English independent boarding school for boys in Eton, Berkshire, near Windsor.
Eton Fives, a derivative of the British game of Fives, is a handball game, similar to Rugby Fives, played as doubles in a three-sided court.
An ex officio member is a member of a body (a board, committee, council, etc.) who is part of it by virtue of holding another office.
The Royal Navy's field gun competition is a contest between teams from various Royal Navy commands, in which teams of sailors compete to transport a field gun and its equipment over and through a series of obstacles in the shortest time.
"Fortune favours the bold", "Fortune favours the brave" and "Fortune favours the strong" are common translations of a Latin proverb.
G20 Schools is an informal association of secondary schools initiated by David Wylde of St. Andrew's College, Grahamstown (South Africa) and Sir Anthony Seldon of Wellington College (UK) in 2006.
Gavin Buchanan Ewart (4 February 1916 – 25 October 1995) was a British poet who contributed to Geoffrey Grigson's New Verse at the age of seventeen.
George Robin Paget Ferguson CBE, PPRIBA, RWA (born 22 March 1947) is a British politician, former architect and entrepreneur, who served as the first elected Mayor of Bristol from 2012 to 2016.
Sir George Gilbert Scott (13 July 1811 – 27 March 1878), styled Sir Gilbert Scott, was a prolific English Gothic revival architect, chiefly associated with the design, building and renovation of churches and cathedrals, although he started his career as a leading designer of workhouses.
Eric Arthur Blair (25 June 1903 – 21 January 1950), better known by his pen name George Orwell, was an English novelist, essayist, journalist and critic whose work is marked by lucid prose, awareness of social injustice, opposition to totalitarianism and outspoken support of democratic socialism.
Gyles Daubeney Brandreth (born 8 March 1948) is an English writer, broadcaster, actor, and former Conservative Member of Parliament.
Harrow School is an independent boarding school for boys in Harrow, London, England.
The Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference (HMC) is an association of the headmasters or headmistresses of 283 independent schools (both boarding schools and day schools) in the United Kingdom, Crown dependencies and the Republic of Ireland.
The house system is a traditional feature of schools in England, originating in England.
In the United Kingdom, independent schools (also private schools) are fee-paying private schools, governed by an elected board of governors and independent of many of the regulations and conditions that apply to state-funded schools.
In September 2005, fifty prominent independent schools in the United Kingdom were found guilty of operating a fee-fixing cartel by the Office of Fair Trading.
The Independent Schools Council (ISC) is a non-profit organisation that represents over 1,300 schools in the United Kingdom's independent education sector.
The was set up in 2006 in the UK! Mainly to organise a calendar of golf events for private schools in the UK.
James Haskell (born 2 April 1985) is an English rugby union player who currently plays for Northampton Saints in the Aviva Premiership and internationally for England.
James Simon Wallis Hunt (29 August 1947 – 15 June 1993) Autocourse Grand Prix Archive, 14 October 2007.
John Linton Gardner, CBE (2 March 1917 – 12 December 2011) was an English composer of classical music.
John Stacpoole Haycraft CBE (11 December 1926 – 23 May 1996) was an English language teacher and author,who founded the International House World Organisation, which has shaped the evolution of the profession of English language teaching (ELT).
John Shaw Jr. (1803–1870) was an English architect of the 19th century who was complimented as a designer in the "Manner of Wren".
Charles Jonathan 'Jonty' Driver (born 1939) is a South African anti-apartheid activist, former political prisoner, educationalist, poet and writer.
Justin Portal Welby (born 6 January 1956) is the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury and the most senior bishop in the Church of England.
Katie Olivia Hopkins (born 13 February 1975) is an English media personality.
The Leader of the House of Lords is a member of the Cabinet of the United Kingdom who is responsible for arranging government business in the House of Lords.
This is a list of ants of Great Britain, including endemic and introduced species.
This is a list of notable Old Wellingtonians, being former pupils of Wellington College in Berkshire, England.
The Victoria Cross has been awarded 1,358 times to persons of any rank in any service and to civilians under military command.
Local nature reserve (LNR) is a designation for nature reserves in Great Britain.
Maxwell Brian "Max" Evans (born 12 September 1983) is a rugby union player who has won 44 caps for Scotland.
The Mayor of Bristol is the head of Bristol City Council.
Sir Michael Eliot Howard (born 29 November 1922) is a British military historian, formerly Chichele Professor of the History of War, Emeritus Fellow of All Souls College, Regius Professor of Modern History at Oxford University, Robert A. Lovett Professor of Military and Naval History at Yale University and founder of the Department of War Studies, King's College London.
Millfield is a co-educational independent (i.e. fee-paying) school for pupils aged 13–18 years based in Street, Somerset, England.
Mixed-sex education, also known as mixed-gender education, co-education or coeducation (abbreviated to co-ed or coed), is a system of education where males and females are educated together.
Motorsport or motor sport is a global term used to encompass the group of competitive sporting events which primarily involve the use of motorised vehicles, whether for racing or non-racing competition.
The Natwest Schools Cup (known until 2013 as The Daily Mail Cup) is the annual English schools' rugby union cup competition.
Nerina Natasha Georgina Pallot (born 26 April 1974) is a British singer, songwriter and producer, who has released five albums and over a dozen EPs.
New Cross is an area of south east London, England, south-east of Charing Cross in the London Borough of Lewisham and the SE14 postcode district.
Sir Nicholas Grimshaw, CBE, PPRA (born 9 October 1939) is a prominent English architect, particularly noted for several modernist buildings, including London's Waterloo International railway station and the Eden Project in Cornwall.
Peter James Marshall CBE, FBA (born 1933 in Calcutta) is a British historian known for his work on the British empire, particularly the activities of British East India Company servants in 18th-century Bengal, and also the history of British involvement in North America during the same period.
Peter Snow, CBE (born 20 April 1938) is a British radio and television presenter and historian, best known as an analyst of election results.
Pharrell Lanscilo Williams (born April 5, 1973) is an American rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer.
Planet Earth II is a 2016 British nature documentary series produced by the BBC as a sequel to Planet Earth, which was broadcast in 2006.
Pop Idol is a British television music competition created by Simon Fuller which ran on ITV from 2001 to 2003.
Private Eye is a British fortnightly satirical and current affairs news magazine, founded in 1961.
Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria; 24 May 1819 – 22 January 1901) was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death.
Rackets or racquets is an indoor racket sport played in the United Kingdom, Ireland, United States, and Canada.
Reading is a large, historically important minster town in Berkshire, England, of which it is the county town.
Robin Francis Leigh Oakley, OBE (born 20 August 1941) in Kidderminster, Worcestershire is a British journalist.
Rococo, less commonly roccoco, or "Late Baroque", was an exuberantly decorative 18th-century European style which was the final expression of the baroque movement.
Roderick Keith Ogilvy "Rory" Bremner,"Rory Bremner".
The Royal Air Force (RAF) is the United Kingdom's aerial warfare force.
A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.
The Corps of Royal Marines (RM) is the amphibious light infantry of the Royal Navy.
The Royal Naval School was an English school that was established in Camberwell, London, in 1833 and then formally constituted by the Royal Naval College Act 1840.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
The Royal Tournament was the world's largest military tattoo and pageant, held by the British Armed Forces annually between 1880 and 1999.
The Rugby Football Union (RFU) is the governing body for rugby union in England.
The Rugby Group is a group of 18 British independent schools.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Rupert Croft-Cooke (30 June 1903 – 10 June 1979) was an English writer, a prolific author of fiction and non-fiction, including screenplays and biographies under his own name and detective stories under the pseudonym of Leo Bruce.
Sebastian Charles Faulks CBE (born 20 April 1953) is a British novelist, journalist and broadcaster.
Shanghai (Wu Chinese) is one of the four direct-controlled municipalities of China and the most populous city proper in the world, with a population of more than 24 million.
Shrewsbury School is an English co-educational independent school for pupils aged 13 to 18 in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, founded by Edward VI in 1552 by Royal Charter.
Simon Lehna Singh, (born 19 September 1964) is a British popular science author, theoretical and particle physicist whose works largely contain a strong mathematical element.
A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Great Britain or an Area of Special Scientific Interest (ASSI) in the Isle of Man and Northern Ireland is a conservation designation denoting a protected area in the United Kingdom and Isle of Man.
In the education systems of England, Northern Ireland, Wales and some other Commonwealth countries, sixth form (sometimes referred to as Key Stage 5) represents the final 1-3 years of secondary education (high school), where students (typically between 16 and 18 years of age) prepare for their A-level (or equivalent) examinations.
South East England is the most populous of the nine official regions of England at the first level of NUTS for statistical purposes.
St Benedict's School, usually referred to as St Benedict's, is a British co-educational independent Roman Catholic day school situated in Ealing, West London.
Tatler is a British magazine published by Condé Nast Publications focusing on fashion and lifestyle, as well as coverage of high society and politics.
Tes, formerly known as the Times Educational Supplement, is a weekly UK publication aimed primarily at school teachers in the UK.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
The Good Schools Guide is a guide to British schools, both state and independent.
The Mail on Sunday is a British conservative newspaper, published in a tabloid format.
The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
The Week is a weekly news magazine with editions in the United Kingdom and United States.
The Wellington Academy, founded in 2009, is Wiltshire's first academy.
Thom Evans (born 2 April 1985) is a former Scottish international rugby union player and model.
Thomas Galloway Dunlop du Roy de Blicquy Galbraith, 2nd Baron Strathclyde (born 22 February 1960), known informally as Tom Strathclyde, is a British Conservative politician.
Tianjin, formerly romanized as Tientsin, is a coastal metropolis in northern China and one of the four national central cities of the People's Republic of China (PRC), with a total population of 15,469,500, and is also the world's 11th-most populous city proper.
Sir Timothy Bartel Smit KBE (born 25 September 1954) is a Dutch-born British businessman, famous for his work on the Lost Gardens of Heligan and the Eden Project, both in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.
Twickenham Stadium (usually known as Twickenham or Twickers) is a rugby union stadium in Twickenham, south west London, England.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
A visitor, in English and Welsh law and history, is an overseer of an autonomous ecclesiastical or eleemosynary institution, often a charitable institution set up for the perpetual distribution of the founder's alms and bounty, who can intervene in the internal affairs of that institution.
Wellington College Bog is a designated Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in the grounds of Wellington College, Berkshire.
Opened in August 2014 and located in the New Bund area, Wellington College International Shanghai (Chinese: 上海惠灵顿国际学校) is a fully co-educational day and boarding school with over 950 pupils, aged 2 to 18.
Wellington College International Tianjin (天津惠灵顿国际学校) is a British international school in Hongqiao District, Tianjin.
William Jack Poulter (born 28 January 1993) is an English actor known for his work in the films Son of Rambow (2007), The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (2010), We're the Millers (2013), The Maze Runner (2014), The Revenant (2015), and Detroit (2017).
William Robert Young (born 20 January 1979) is a British singer-songwriter and actor from Wokingham, England, who came to prominence after winning the 2002 inaugural series of the ITV talent contest Pop Idol, making him the first winner of the worldwide Idol franchise.
William Wyamar Vaughan (25 February 1865 - 4 February 1938) was a British educationalist.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.