The Grammar School at Leeds - Icon Education

The Grammar School at Leeds - Icon Education

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The Grammar School at Leeds fosters an inspirational learning environment, offering pupils a stimulating academic experience within a mutually respectful, kind and caring community. Every pupil’s interests, abilities and talents are nurtured by enthusiastic, well-qualified and dedicated staff. Personal and academic integrity is key.Our reputation for academic, sporting and creative excellence sits alongside a good balance of tradition and innovation. Our generous ratio of staff to pupils enables us to offer a rich curriculum and a supportive pastoral system, dedicated to the development of social skills and self-esteem, rooted in academic challenge and respect for one another.”

  • Thomas T Adamson-Coumbousis -International journalist and news presenter
  • Jeff Barak -Former Middle East correspondent of the Jewish Chronicle
  • Gordon Benson -Olympic triathlete, Team GB
  • Robin Blaze -Opera singer
  • James Brining -Artistic Director, West Yorkshire Playhouse
  • Prof Sir Richard Brook OBE ScD FREng -Emeritus professor
  • Sir Stephen Brown KCVO -Former British Ambassador to the Republic of South Korea and High
  • Commissioner to Singapore
  • William Arthur Brown CBE -Former Master of Darwin College, Cambridge
  • Toby Castle -Deputy Head of News, BBC
  • Rev Canon Rex Chapman -Former chaplain to the Queen
  • Prof Robin Choudhury -Cardiologist
  • Jeff Christie -Singer and songwriter
  • Alistair Cox -Chief Executive of Hays Plc
  • Barry Cryer OBE – Comedian and writer
  • Howard Devoto – Singer songwriter with Buzzcocks and Magazine
  • Jeremy Dyson -Writer, screenwriter, author, actor, musician
  • Lord John Dyson -Former Master of the Rolls and Head of Civil Justice, Justice of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom
  • Nicola Elliott -Co-founder of Neom
  • John Ficenec -Editor of the Questor column at the Telegraph Media Group
  • Lucy Frazer QC -MP for South East Cambridgeshire and Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Justice
  • Prof Paul Hare -Former British Ambassador to Cuba
  • Tony Harrison -Poet, translator and playwright Winner of European prize for literature in 2010
  • Richard Harrington -Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
  • Sir Christopher Holland -Former High Court Judge
  • Yona Knight-Wisdom -Olympic athlete, Jamaican diving team
  • Peter Levine -Philanthropist and lawyer, founder of Imperial Energy plc
  • Lucy Manning -Special correspondent, BBC
  • Dame Alison Mariot Leslie -Brexit Advisor to Scotland’s First Minister and former diplomat
  • James Marshall -Head of Policy, 10 Downing Street
  • Professor Andrew McNaughton -Technical Director, HS2
  • Adam Memon -Director of Strategy, The Conservative Party
  • Robin Middleton -Olympic athlete, Australian badminton team
  • Colin Montgomerie OBE – Professional golfer
  • Baroness Pauline Neville –Jones -Former diplomat Former Chairman of the British Joint Intelligence Committee. Government’s Special Representative to Business on Cyber Security
    Geoff Newton -Executive Director of the Tennis Foundation and on the board of the British Paralympic Association
  • Sir Harry Ognall -Former High Court Judge
  • David Palmer-Jones -Chief Executive of SITA UK
  • Sir Andrew Park -Former High Court Judge
  • David Prentis -General Secretary of UNISON
  • Richard Price MBE -Film and theatre producer
  • Ian Ritchie -Former CEO, Rugby Football Union
  • Thelma Ruby -Actor
  • Guy Sigsworth -Composer, producer and songwriter
  • Samantha Simmonds -BBC World Service news presenter
  • Prof Peter Sleight -Cardiologist
  • Prof Maureen Smith -Musician, winner of BBC violin competition at 18
  • Rory Smith- Chief Soccer Correspondent, New York Times
  • Lady Valerie Solti -Actor and Founder of the Solti Foundation
  • Hannah Starling -Commonwealth Games medallist – diving
  • Marilyn Stowe -Founder of Stowe Family Law
  • Jonathan Straight -Founder of Straight plc
  • Robert Sullivan -Strategy and Communications Director, The Football Association
  • Sophie Taylor -Commonwealth Games medallist – swimming
  • Sir Gary Verity -Chief Executive of Welcome to Yorkshire
  • Sir Anthony Vineall -Former chairman Teachers Review Body
  • Nigel Waterson – Former MP for Eastbourne, founder of Waterson Hicks law firm
  • Philip Wilby -Composer, Professor Emeritus of Leeds University
  • Ricky Wilson -Musician, lead singer Kaiser Chiefs
  • Sir Peter Woodhead KCB -Former Deputy Allied Commander Atlantic