Some accomplished alumni

These ex-pupils have all put their start at FBS behind them and gone on to achieve success in life. If you haven’t heard of them, you should have!

Apologies to those who should be on this list but are missing, we would very much like to add you!

If you know of someone who should be here please let us know so they can be included.

Peter Wroe 1966-1970

A very successful businessman and entrepreneur, he invented Fantasy Football League in the early nineties. He is a professional shotgun coach and has dabbled in acting too.

Alexander “Sandy” Baillie 1967-1973

A cellist internationally recognised as one of the finest of his generation. He is currently professor of cello at the Bremen Hochschule and previously taught at Birmingham Conservatoire, as well as at various summer schools in the UK and Europe.

Cheryl Campbell 1962-1969

A successful actress in both film and television roles. She appeared in the school plays and once on April fools day toured the school dressed as a belly dancer to raise money for charity.


A painter whose large canvases reflect a concern with natural history, ecology and environmental issues. Now based in Cornwall he attended the school in the early 1970s.