Notable Former Pupils

James (Jimmy) Adams

b 1980
OT 1988 - 1994

Hampshire Cricketer

Sir Christopher Audland

b 1926
OT 1934 - 1939

Diplomat who worked for the Foreign Office and Commission of European Communities. 

Freeman Dyson

b 1923
OT 1932 - 1936

Theoretical physicist and mathematician known for his work in quantum electrodynamics, solid-state physics, astronomy and nuclear engineering.

Anthony Eyton

b 1923
OT 1932 - 1937

Painter, Senior Academician of the Royal Academy

Douglas Hurd

b 1930
OT 1938 - 1942

Conservative politician. Held the posts of Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Home Secretary and Foreign Secretary from 1984 onwards.

Charles Lock

b 1955
OT 1963 - 1967

Professor of English, University of Copenhagen

Lord Magan of Castletown

b. 1945
OT 1954 - 1959

Member of the House of Lords. Chartered Accountant and businessman. 

Dominic Mahony

b. 1964
OT 1974 - 1977

Modern Pentathlete. Competed in two Olympics and won a bronze medal in 1988. Now team manager for the multi-medal winning GB Modern Pentathlon team.

Robert Moore

b. 1981
OT 1988 - 1994

Hockey Player. Represented Great Britain in three Olympics.

Sir Hugh Pelham

b. 1954
OT 1962 - 1967

Cell Biologist. Director of Medical Research Council (MRC) Laboratory of Molecular Biology at University of Cambridge since 2006.

Tom Pellereau

b. 1979
OT 1987 - 1992

Inventor and Designer. Winner of the BBC's 'The Apprentice' in 2011

Sir Mark Tully

b. 1935
OT 1945 - 1949

Journalist and writer. BBC Chief of Bureau in New Delhi for 20 years.

Admiral Sir William Andrewes

1899 - 1974

Served in both World Wars and commanded the British and Commonwealth Naval Forces and United Nations Task Force 95 during the Korean War. Governor and Trustee of Twyford School 1956 - 1968

Thomas Baring, Earl Northbrook

1826 - 1904

Politician, Statesman. Viceroy of India 1872 - 1876. First Lord of the Admiralty 1880 - 1885

Clarence Bruce, Lord Aberdare

1885 - 1957

Tennis Player; USA Amateur Champion 1930 and of British Isles 1932 and 1938. Member of International Olympic Committee

Sir Walter Congreve, VC

1862 - 1927

Army Officer. Recipient of Victoria Cross 1899. Governor of Malta 1924 - 1927

Richard Chenevix Trench

1807 - 1866

Dean of Westminster 1856 - 1864 and Archbishop of Dublin 1864 - 1886. Poet.

Richard Crossman

1907 - 1974

Labour Party Politician and Cabinet Minister under Harold Wilson. Editor of New Statesman and author of 'Diaries of a Cabinet Minister', the acknowledged source for TV series 'Yes Minister'

Sir George Gater

1886 - 1963

Army Officer and Civil Servant

Roderick Haig-Brown

1908 - 1976

Canadian writer and conservationist

Thomas Hughes

1822 - 1896

Lawyer and author of 'Tom Brown's Schooldays'

Ernest Jacob

1894 - 1971

Professor of History, University of Oxford

Charles Kempe

1837 - 1907

A Victorian 'Pre-Raphaelite' Stained glass designer and manufacturer. In 1903 Kempe returned to Twyford to produce the new west window in the School Chapel.

John Latham

1921 - 2006

Pioneer of Conceptual Art. Many of his works are held by the Tate Gallery.

Desmond Norman

1929 - 2002

Aircraft designer and aviation pioneer. His most famous designs are the Islander and Trilander aircraft.

Sir Hubert Parry

1848 - 1918

Composer, Teacher and Historian of Music. Director of the Royal College of Music 1895 - 1918. Composed 'Jerusalem'.

Sir Michael Perrin

1905 - 1988

Scientist. Created Polythene. Chairman of the Wellcome Foundation.

Alexander Pope

1688 - 1744

Poet of the early eighteenth century, best known for his satirical verse and translation of Homer.

Sir Andrew Russell

1868 - 1960

New Zealand Army Officer - commander of the New Zealand Division on the Western Front 1917-1918

Wilfred Scawen Blunt

1840 - 1922

Poet and writer

Brian Trubshaw

1924 - 2001

Test pilot. First British pilot to fly Concorde

Arthur Verrall

1851 - 1912

Professor of English, University of Cambridge