Sheffield celebrities and their old schools, from Sean Bean to the Arctic Monkeys

Sheffield’s schools have helped shape many famous names over the years, producing a wealth of celebrities from actors and musicians to TV stars.

Some of Sheffield’s brightest lights got their big break while they were still at school, while others had to wait for their moment in the spotlight. If you’ve ever wondered where Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner and his bandmates or Game of Thrones star Sean Bean went to school we’ve got the answers for you.

Businessman Peter Stringfellow, TV presenter Dan Walker, football stars Harry Maguire and Kyle Walker, Olympian Jessica Ennis-Hill, Monty Python’s Michael Palin and the first Briton in space Helen Sharman are some of the other household names to have been educated in Sheffield. King Ecgbert School, King Edward VII School, High Storrs School, Stocksbridge High School and Notre Dame High School are among the Sheffield schools with famous alumni.

How many of these celebrities did you know went to school in Sheffield and did any attend the same school as you or your children?

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