Esher College

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Esher College is a sixth form college located in Thames Ditton, Elmbridge, England.

It has just under 1800 students enrolled, with a catchment drawn from north Surrey and southwest London. Esher College is very close to Thames Ditton railway station on the northern edge of Surrey. It is situated just south of the roundabout of the A309 and B364.

In 2010 Esher College became the first 6th form college in the country to fully support IPv6.

History

Grammar school

It was formerly Esher County Grammar School which was the new site of Surbiton County Grammar, which moved from a site now occupied by the Hollyfield School in 1965.

Sixth form college

It became a sixth form college in 1974. It had 600 pupils in the 1970s, 700 in the 1980s, and 800 in the 1990s.

Former pupils

  • Camilla Kerslake, singer
  • Keira Knightley, actress
  • Ray Lewington, Fulham assistant manager
  • Ruth Wilson, actress
  • Matthew Needham, actor known for Casualty
  • Josh Franceschi, (You Me at Six lead singer)

Esher County Grammar School

  • David Lock, Labour member of parliament (1997-2001) for Wyre Forest
  • Professor Vincent Emery, Pro Vice-Chancellor (International Relations) at the University of Surrey

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