Category:People educated at St Andrew's School, Pangbourne
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The following 8 pages are in this category, out of 8 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 8 pages are in this category, out of 8 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. St Andrew's School, Pangbourne – St Andrew's School is an independent preparatory school in the hamlet of Buckhold, near Pangbourne, Berkshire, England. Together with its ` Pre-Prep -- Early Years' department, the school now educates boys aged between three and thirteen. In 2011, 111 were girls. Its chapel services are reported to be "broadly Anglican in style". Scholarships are awarded to some children based on merit. St Andrew's has a School Council to involve its children in decisions affecting them. In March 2011 an Independent Schools Inspectorate report endorsed the school's success. The school was consisted of just two staff and eight boys. The school's main building is a listed Victorian Gothic country house designed by Alfred Waterhouse set in fifty-four acres of woods and playing fields. Following her family's return from Amman in 1986, Catherine Middleton was enrolled at St Andrew's. Middleton boarded part-weekly in her later years. Although boarding houses are strictly single sex, pupils are divided up into four co-ed houses called'sections'. These sections compete in both extra-curricular competitions such as sports, singing and the hallowed ` progressive games'. There is an OSA Association.St Andrew's School, Pangbourne – St Andrew's School
2. Pangbourne – Pangbourne is a large village and civil parish on the River Thames in the English county of Berkshire. Pangbourne has its own shops, schools, a parish hall. Outside of its grouped developed area is an independent school, Pangbourne College. The two villages are connected by the traversable weir of Whitchurch Lock, though the latter is not for public use. The Pang flows before joining the Thames between Whitchurch Lock and Whitchurch bridge. Its water voles are thought to have inspired his book The Wind in the Willows. Pangbourne has its own shops, primary schools, a parish hall. Outside of its grouped developed area is an independent school, Pangbourne College. Pangbourne is a civil parish with an elected council. The parish covers a woodland and cultivated south-western area. This rural area includes Pangbourne College. The parish shares boundaries with the Berkshire parishes of Purley-on-Thames, Tidmarsh with Sulham, Theale, Englefield, Bradfield and Basildon. Along the River Thames to the north, there is also a boundary with the Oxfordshire parish of Whitchurch-on-Thames. The parish is in the area of the unitary authority of West Berkshire. The unitary authority are responsible for different aspects of local government.Pangbourne – Pangbourne village centre
3. Berkshire – Berkshire is a county in south east England, west of London. Berkshire is a home county, a ceremonial county and a non-metropolitan county without a county council. Berkshire County Council was the main governance from 1889 to 1998 except for the separately administered County Borough of Reading. In 1974, significant alterations were made to the county's administrative boundaries although the traditional boundaries of Berkshire were not changed. The towns of Abingdon, Didcot and Wantage were transferred to Oxfordshire, the separate administration of Reading was ended. Since 1998, Berkshire has been governed by the six unitary authorities of Bracknell Forest, Reading, Slough, West Berkshire, Maidenhead and Wokingham. It borders the counties of Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Greater London, Surrey, Wiltshire and Hampshire. According to Asser, it takes its name from a large forest of box trees, called Bearroc. Berkshire has been the scene of some notable battles through its history. Alfred the Great's campaign against the Danes included the Battles of Englefield, Ashdown and Reading. Newbury was the Second Battle of Newbury in 1644. The nearby Donnington Castle was reduced to a ruin in the aftermath of the second battle. Another Battle of Reading took place on 9 December 1688. It ended in a decisive victory for forces loyal to William of Orange. Reading became the new town in 1867, taking over from Abingdon, which remained in the county.Berkshire – Windsor Castle, viewed from the Long Walk
4. England – England is a country, part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders to the west. The Irish Sea lies northwest of England and the Celtic Sea lies to the southwest. England is separated to the south. The Industrial Revolution began in 18th-century England, transforming its society into the world's first industrialised nation. England's terrain mostly comprises low plains, especially in southern England. However, there are uplands in the north and in the south west. The capital is London, the largest metropolitan area in both the United Kingdom and the European Union. In 1801, Great Britain was united with the Kingdom of Ireland through another Act of Union to become the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. In 1922 the Irish Free State seceded from the United Kingdom, leading to the latter being renamed the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. The name "England" is derived from the Old English name Englaland, which means "land of the Angles". The Angles were one of the Germanic tribes that settled in Great Britain during the Early Middle Ages. The Angles came from the Angeln peninsula in the Bay of Kiel area of the Baltic Sea. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, its modern spelling was first used in 1538. The earliest attested reference to the Angles occurs in the 1st-century work by Tacitus, Germania, in which the Latin word Anglii is used.England – Stonehenge, a Neolithic monument
5. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge – Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is the wife of Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. The Duchess grew up in Chapel Row, a village near Newbury, Berkshire, England. She studied art history in Scotland at the University of St Andrews, where she met William in 2001. Their engagement was announced on 16 November 2010 before they married on 29 April 2011 at Westminster Abbey. The Duke and Duchess have two children: Prince George and Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, who are respectively third and fourth in line to the British throne. Catherine Elizabeth Middleton was born at Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading on 9 January 1982 to an upper-middle-class family. She was christened at St Andrew's Bradfield, Berkshire, on 20 June 1982. The family of her father Michael has ties to British aristocracy and benefitted financially from trust funds which they had established over 100 years ago. Her Middleton relatives were reported as having played host to British royalty "as long ago as 1926". She has James. Michael Middleton worked to September 1986. In Jordan, Catherine Middleton went to an English-language nursery school before returning to their home in Berkshire. She boarded part-weekly at St Andrew's in her later years. She then studied briefly at Downe House. In November 2006, Middleton accepted a position as an accessory buyer with the clothing chain Jigsaw, where she worked part-time until November 2007.Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge – The Duchess of Cambridge in 2014
6. Adrian Liddell Hart – Adrian John Liddell Hart was a British soldier, Royal Navy officer, Liberal politician, author and adventurer. He portrayed it in the 1953 book Strange Company. After training at HMS Collingwood, Fareham, he was selected as an officer candidate. In 1945 he was appointed lieutenant to the admiral commanding Iceland. In 1945 he was the Liberal candidate for the Blackpool South constituency. He next joined the administrative staff headquarters of the Allied Control Council. He worked for the Outward Bound Sea School from 1949 to 1950. In 1952 he took a job at Aberdovey, Gwynedd, from 1953 to 1954 worked in the Canadian oil industry. In 1962 he became an Analyst in London for Gordon Rayment and Co. Ltd. and in 1963 Assistant General Secretary of the United Nations Association International Service. He was a public relations executive for Informat from 1965 to 1966, then in 1968 joined St John's House, London, a hostel for homeless young offenders. In 1971 he was briefly Warden in Newcastle upon Tyne. In later life he lived in Stroud, Gloucestershire, where he died in 1991. At the 1945 general election, Hart at the 1950 general election was the party's candidate for Sowerby. On both occasions, Hart was not elected.Adrian Liddell Hart – Contents
7. Howard Hodgkin – Sir Gordon Howard Eliot Hodgkin CH CBE is a British painter and printmaker. His work is most often associated with abstraction. A cousin of the English still life painter Eliot Hodgkin, was educated at Eton College and then at Bryanston School in Dorset. He then studied in Corsham where Edward Piper studied drawing under him. Hodgkin's first show was in London in 1962. His early paintings tend to be made up in a limited number of colours. Around the beginning of the 1970s, Hodgkin's style became more spontaneous, with vaguely recognisable shapes presented in bold forms. In 1984, Hodgkin represented Britain at the Venice Biennale, in 1992 he was knighted. In 1995, Hodgkin printed the Venetian Views series, which depict the same view of Venice at four different times of day. Venice, Afternoon - one of the four prints - fragments, in a hugely complex printing process which creates a colourful, painterly effect. This piece was given by the Israel family to complement their already-impressive collection of Hodgkins. In 2003 he was appointed by Queen Elizabeth II as a Companion of Honour. A major exhibition of his work was mounted in 2006. He has worked with the same master printer and print publisher for the last 25 years. Michael Auping; John Elderfield; Susan Sontag; Marla Price.Howard Hodgkin – 'Dinner at Smith Square', 1975-1979. Oil painting on board and wood support.
8. James William Middleton – James William Middleton is an English businessman and member of the Middleton family. Middleton's companies include the "Cake Kit Company" which can create themed cakes and cake-making kits for birthdays and other occasions. He read the lesson at her wedding to Prince William, Duke of Cambridge. Carole Middleton's mother's family were miners from County Durham. His elder sisters are Philippa Charlotte. Middleton was educated at Pangbourne, followed by Marlborough College. He left after one year to start his business. He is speaking out to raise awareness about the condition. His business now bakes in converted barns. Cake baking kits are created with themes, which are then distributed through his parents' company, Party Pieces. Themed cakes are baked for companies such as Jigsaw, Ralph Lauren. The business won Smarta 100 and Haines Watts Young Entrepreneur awards. Middleton also co-created a company that makes marshmallows with edible pictures on them. In February 2015, Middleton said that "my focus at the moment is just on Boomf". It was reported in August 2015 that the company had raised £1million in funding.James William Middleton – Notes The Arms of James William Middleton are the Arms of his father differenced by a gold label. In heraldry, the label is the mark of the first son. Escutcheon Per pale Azure and Gules, a chevron Or, cotised Argent, between three acorns slipped and leaved Or, labeled Or
9. Pippa Middleton – Philippa Charlotte "Pippa" Middleton is an English socialite, author, columnist, the younger sister of Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. Philippa "Pippa" Middleton is the second of three children born to Michael Middleton, Carole Middleton, a former flight attendant. Middleton was christened at Berkshire. Michael, was born in Leeds, now in West Yorkshire, to an old and wealthy Yorkshire family with ties to the British aristocracy. The daughter of Baroness von Schunck, later lived at nearby Gledhow Hall Estate. A BBC documentary reported in 2014 that Gledhow Hall had been visited by King Edward VII -- at that time the Prince of Wales. Carole, are from London. Carole's ancestors worked in County Durham. Middleton's father had inherited large trust funds from his grandmother Olive Middleton. Added to this wealth was Michael Middleton's wife's success as a businesswoman. In 1986, Middleton's family returned from Amman; her father having worked there for two and a half years. Once again, the family were living in the two eldest children were at St Andrew's Private Preparatory School. In 1987, Carole Middleton set up Party Pieces. The company initially went on to sell party supplies and decorations by mail order. While at Bradfield Southend, her sister were members of the local St Andrew's Brownie pack.Pippa Middleton – Middleton at the wedding of Lady Melissa Percy in June 2013