Alumni

Where are you now?

As a Garth Hill College student, you will always be a part of our history. By keeping in touch as part of our Alumni network you could be an important part of our future too.

We are very proud of our Sixth Form and the progress that the students make. They are hardworking, determined and have been able to secure their futures at prestigious universities or progress to employment or an apprenticeship scheme. 

The Student Destinations map opposite illustrates the diverse distribution of our recent cohorts.

Student Destinations Map 2019

We love hearing from our former students, and like to feature student profiles within our newsletters as well as invite our alumni to return to Garth Hill to inspire and inform our current students with the progress they have made since leaving Garth Hill.

Joining our Alumni network is a great way to keep in touch with the school community, your teachers and your peers. There is no commitment to do anything other than to register your details with us.

To register, use the link below to complete the form:

Register Here

There are a number of ways that you could benefit:

  • Promote employability - support Garth Hill by sharing your experiences since leaving Garth Hill.
  • Provide work experience opportunities.
  • Stay connected – stay up to date with the latest news, views, events, and stay in touch with former students.
  • Networking – expand your professional network via LinkedIn and introduce those who could provide a valuable service to Garth Hill.
  • Support events by volunteering or providing contacts.
  • Boost your CV - volunteer, develop skills such as public speaking, network for careers advice or work experience, keep in touch and stay involved.

You can also stay in touch with us through our Facebook and Twitter pages, or by signing up to receive our newsletter. Enable sign up to Alumni Newsletter/Bulletin.

If you have any enquiries or suggestions regarding the network, please contact: reception@garthhillcollege.com

Former Students: Listed below is a small selection of former Garth Hill College students, giving a flavour of the diverse paths they have taken and the success they have enjoyed.

Amy Goodman, Artist in Residence, Winchester University       

Amy completed a Fine Art Degree in Southampton in 1997 and has been establishing herself as a Sculptor and Portrait Artist ever since. After a four year spell working in the South West of France, Amy returned to the UK in 2008 to become a resident artist at the inspirational Project Workshops in Hampshire. In July 2015 she had her life-size WW1 Romsey War Horse and Trooper unveiled by Princess Anne in Romsey’s War Memorial Park.

Daniella Relph, BBC Royal Correspondent

Daniella’s first job was in 1993 with the Sussex and Surrey BBC local radio station as a junior reporter and producer. She then moved to Southampton to TV South Today and subsequently to the BBC as a news correspondent reporting on general news and then sport, after which she took a post in Washington DC.  She now works as a royal correspondent alongside Nicholas Witchell at the BBC.

Adrian ‘Ady’ Williams, BBC Radio Berkshire

Adrian played football for Reading, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Coventry City, Millwall and Swindon Town. Ady also represented Wales at full international level and won 14 Caps.   After retiring from professional football in May 2008, ending a 19-year career in the game, Ady joined the BBC as a sports journalist, before becoming a sports presenter.  He currently works for BBC Radio Berkshire.

Liam Griffin, Studying Chemistry at Jesus College, Oxford, 2016-2019

Liam is currently studying Chemistry at the University of Oxford.  After settling into routine after Freshers’ Week, a typical week at university for Liam is made up of 10 lectures, two full days in the labs as well as Maths and Physics classes and small group tutorials with the College professors.  We are delighted that Liam continues to keep us updated on his journey.

Adam Ford, Production Technician

Adam left Garth Hill College in 2012 with A levels in Music, Maths, Biology, Physics.  He went on to gain a BA (Hons) 1st Class in Music Production from the Academy of Contemporary Music.  Since graduating he has worked on numerous projects including the National Wedding Show, Ultimate Christmas Fair and various product conferences.

James Frost, Designer

James completed a BA in Textile Design at the University of the Arts, Chelsea College of Art & Design 2014-17 having previously completed a year of Foundation Studies -   Art & Design at the University of the Creative Art in Farnham.  James is now pursuing his dream as a designer working with clients worldwide.