6 Portsmouth schools and the famous faces who attended them

Portsmouth has been home to many celebrities and famous faces over the years.

Thursday, 10th June 2021, 11:34 am
Famous former students include - Jim Al-Khalili OBE, Ben Close, Stephen Morgan MP, Dan Nlundulu and footballer Jake Thompson

And a number of them even grew up in our city.

Meaning that some of the famous faces who have called Portsmouth home have even attended schools across the city.

We have rounded up some of the celebrities and big names who attended six schools across Portsea Island.

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Famous former pupils of Mayfield School include former Prime Minister James Callaghanm, John Armitt, Sir Barry Cunliffe, Sir Roger Fry, Mike Donkin, Maj-Gen Brian Pennicott and more.

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Famous former students include - rugby player Andy Perry, Love Island star Demi Jones and Olympic swimmer Katy Sexton.
Famous former students of PGS include - Ant Middleton, Fred Dineage, Roger Black, Neil Burgess, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Dave Holby, James Bobin and many more.
Famous former students include - Pompey player Haji Mnoga, actor Raji James, Cash in the Attic’s John Cameron, musician Joe Jackson and record producer Joshua McInnes, known as JAKAZiD.
Famous former students include - Jim Al-Khalili OBE, Ben Close, Stephen Morgan MP, Dan Nlundulu and footballer Jake Thompson.
Radio presenter Matt Edmondson attended the school.