Success Stories of Alumni

We have exceptional alumni which we’re proud to boast here at Trentham Academy. It is lovely to continue to hear about the successes of our former students as they progress and it is lovely to have been part of their journey.

Our Oxbridge Alumni include:

  • Anderson Allcock, one of our former students has just received an offer from Cambridge to study Veterinary Medicine, which is a wonderful achievement. He is currently doing incredibly well in his A-Level studies.
  • Chloe McCourt has been offered a place at Corpus Christi, Oxford University to study Material Science. She has continued to excel in her studies after leaving Trentham Academy.
  • Iesha Lovatt has been offered a place at Oriel, Oxford University to study German. She has worked incredibly hard and richly deserves the success she has now achieved.
  • Eleanor Washington has also been offered a place at Oxford University to study Maths, which is a fantastic achievement. She is currently studying her A-Levels and is doing incredibly well.

Our Sporting Alumni include:

  • Karl Henry (Class of 1998) Stoke City, Wolves, QPR and Bolton footballer.
  • Sam Kelsall (Class of 2009) England Under-19 and Nottinghamshire cricketer.
  • John Brayford (Class of 2003) Stoke City, Cardiff City, Sheffield United footballer.
  • Tom Taylor (Class of 2010) Derbyshire cricketer.
  • James Taylor (Class of 2017) Derbyshire cricketer.

Our professional / business alumni include:

  • Andrew Bentley (Class of 1978) Founder of Saffron Digital plc.
  • Andrea Ledward – Head of the Climate and Environment Department in the UK Department for International Development.