Sgt Steve Alison and Cadets at No10

Sgt Steve Alison (2009) and St Albans and Harpenden police cadets grill Harpenden MP Bim Afolami at Westminstergrills local MP

Sgt Steve Alison and Cadets at No10 Volunteer Police Cadets from St Albans and Harpenden visited the Houses of Parliament to grill a local MP on important local issues.

There was a question and answer session with Hitchin and Harpenden MP Bim Afolami, who gave the youngsters a full tour around Westminster on their sightseeing trip to London.

The St Albans and Harpenden Cadets also went to see 10 Downing Street and New Scotland Yard.

Group leader Sgt Steve Alison said: “It was a really informative day out and a great opportunity for the cadets to talk about local issues. I would like to thank Mr Afolami for hosting us.”

Police cadets, aged between 14 and 18, learn about the law and crime enforcement procedures, as well as work alongside officers at local events.

They also take part in activities such as white-water rafting, camping, court visits and attend music festivals and carnivals.

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Alex Mayall 2014

Alex Mayall (2009)

After his BA in Physics from Oxford, Alex gained an MSc in Cybernetics from the University of Reading. Alex then worked for a computer software company before moving to the financial services sector where he is currently an Advisory Associate at Anthemis Group in London


Hannah Galliers (2009)

hANNAH gALLIERS 2009After life in the Sixth Form, Hannah studied Accountancy & finance at the University of Gloucestershire, gaining a BSc. She is currently a Senior at Crowe, Clarke and Whitehill LLP.

Jimmy speirs rugby

Jimmy Speirs (2009) leads the charge!

jimmy speirs rugby2 nov 2017Jimmy Speirs (2009) continues to be a key player in the Old Albanians (OAs) RFC. Jimmy has been featured in the Herts Advertiser ( Harpenden edition) for the last two weeks. He helped OAs to achieve a last gasp win over Belsize Park , 23-20, to take his team top in the London North West Division 2.

Emma Gibbs wedding july 2017

Reasons to be cheerful- Emma Gibbs ties the knot!

Emma Gibbs wedding july 2017Emma Gibbs (class of 2009) and Matt Sharman were married in July 2017. Emma worked as a temporary Science teacher at Plymouth High School for girls before they go off travelling for 2 months in October.

Jon Richardson 2009

Jon Richardson [2009]

A former Head Boy, Jon gained a BSc hons. degree in History with International Relations from Nottingham Trent University. Whilst there he was also the junior squad rowing coach. Jon moved into publicity, journalism, events management and HR policy matters… He is currently a Marketing Assistant at TAG Systems in Lincolnshire.

Timmy Lee [2009]

Timmy gained a BEng in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Nottingham. He returned to Hong Kong to take up internships as an Editor (Fast Media) and then as an Account Executive (Start JudgeGill). He next joined Groupon (HK) as a Creative Copywriter and then as an English Editor. After a spell as a Creative Copywriter at Pressie Ltd, he is now currently the Wealth Management Manager at AIA ( an insurance company in HK).

Carmen Grace Walker 2009

Carmen Grace Walker (2009)

Carmen Grace gained a BA in Broadcast Journalism from Nottingham Trent University.

She is currently the PR Manager for True Religion Brand Jeans in London. Previously she worked in the Media department at Purple as Head of Media and previously as a Press Assistant at Liberty Ltd.

Alexander Thomas to give lecture to local History Society on March 22nd 2016

Alexander Thomas (class of 2009 ) is currently doing research into Archaeology and Anthropology for a Ph.D. at Bristol University, having earlier gained a BSc (hons) in archaeology at Bristol.

He is taking time to give a talk about ‘Harpenden, Batford and the Danelaw Boundary’ to the Harpenden Local History Society on Tuesday 22nd March 2016 in the small Public Hall , Southdown Road, Harpenden at 8.00 p.m. .

Sophie Louise Martin [2009]

Whilst studying for her A level at RPS, Sophie also studied A level Dance at the Royal Academy of Dance. Following that Sophie attended the Stella Mann College of Performing Arts. She then worked for the performer’s promotional agency,TBC, which arranged several placements through Harrods. Following that , Sophie and a colleague set up their own dance troupe, called The Midnight Heat Dancers, for sporting events in London. They have worked with Corporate brands and companies such as Nike, The Mayor of London and Sport England. Throughout this time as Manager and Fitness Coach, Sophie also acts as a Programme Supporter for their ‘Reach & Teach’ package to schools and sports clubs.