Famous former students of Ralph Allen School

Actors, rugby players, an Olympic swimmer and a Paralympic athlete – Ralph Allen has been the starting point for many famous people over the years. A selection of photos feature in the school’s Hall of Fame along the main corridor to inspire current students and visiting parents. Alumni are regularly invited back to school to talk at celebration events.


Among notable alumni are the following:

  • Jeremy Guscott – left approx. 1981

A former rugby union outside centre who played for Bath, England and the British and Irish Lions. He also appeared for England on the wing. He is currently a TV sports commentator and businessman.

  • Siobhan-Marie O’Connor - left 2013

An English competitive swimmer who has represented Great Britain at the Olympic Games, the FINA World Aquatics Championships and the LEN European Aquatics Championships, and England at the Commonwealth Games.

  • Sophie Kamlish – left 2014

British Paralympic athlete who competes in sprint events in T44 events. She represented Great Britain at the 2012 Summer Paralympics and 2016 Summer Paralympics.

  • Danny Wallace – left 1995

British filmmaker, comedian, writer, actor, and presenter of radio and television.

  • Scott Sinclair – left 2006

An English professional footballer who plays as a winger for Celtic. He represented England at youth level, from the under-17s to the under-21s, and also played for Great Britain at the 2012 Olympics.

  • Serena Guthrie – left 2008

A 2018 Commonwealth Games Gold Medal netball team winner.  The England women’s team gained the Gold medal in a spectacular 52 - 51 defeat over favourites to win Australia.  Huge congratulations to the whole team!  She is from Jersey and plays in the Center and Wing Defence positions.  A dynamic player, known for her speed and athleticism, with a keen eye for the intercept.  She is currently a Bath netball teacher.

  • Fergus Feilden – left 2001

Founding Director of Feilden Fowles Architects, winners of Young Architect of the Year 2016 and many other prestigious architecture awards. Fergus designed two iconic Ralph Allen Buildings, the Lee Sixth Form Centre and the Rose Building.



Former students - please join our alumni network

Please sign up for Future First when you leave!

We are always delighted to hear from our former students. You can still play an important role in the life of Ralph Allen School by returning to talk about your own experiences of university and the workplace, thus inspiring the next generation.

To help stay connected with our former students, we have teamed up with a charity called Future First who believe that every school should be supported by a thriving, engaged alumni community.

How does it work?

Future First collects your contact information and uses it to allow us to stay in touch with you; your contact details won't be used by anyone else. You'll get emails and texts with news from Ralph Allen School, and you can choose if and when to support us.

How do I join?

If you are a former student and wish to join, click hereIf you are a year 11 or 13 student who is leaving and wish to join, click here

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