Sudbury Grammar School
|Local authority||West Suffolk|
|Fate||Became Sudbury Upper School in 1972|
It was a boys' grammar school. The analogous school for girls was Sudbury High School, which later became a bi-lateral school. Another nearby former grammar school was Woodbridge Grammar School. There was flexible transfer from the Sudbury Secondary Modern School, a boys' school - upwards and downwards.
In December 1966, seven sixth form boys made a formal protest about the admission of Prince Charles to Trinity College, Cambridge, whom they claimed had entered by a backdoor entry method.
- Captain Robert Stewart Smylie, headmaster c.1911-1914; commissioned into the Royal Scots Fusiliers, killed in action during the Battle of the Somme on 14 July 1916 while serving as company commander to C Company, 1st Battalion.
- Claude Abbott, Professor of English Language and Literature from 1932-54 at Durham University
- Thomas Gainsborough, painter, two years below Robert Andrews, who he painted in his famous Mr and Mrs Andrews (c. 1750)
- Michael Goodman, Child Support Commissioner from 1993-8, Social Security Commissioner from 1979-98, and Professor of Law from 1971-6 at Durham University
- Sir Leander Starr Jameson, Prime Minister from 1904-8 of the Cape Colony, and the inspiration for Rudyard Kipling's famous 1895 poem If—
- John Eric Loverseed, military pilot and politician
- Prof Keith Morton, Professor of Numerical Analysis from 1983-97 at the University of Oxford, Professor of Applied Maths from 1972-83 at the University of Reading, and Winner in 2002 of the IMA Gold Medal
- Venerable Roy Southwell, Archdeacon of Northolt, 1970 - 1980
- Wickham Steed, Editor from February 1919 - November 1922 of The Times newspaper
- Sir Roger Walters CBE, architect, commissioned the Thames Barrier
- Andy 'Dog' Johnson, artist and illustrator
- Sudbury Society
- Imperial War Museum (2006). "Robert Smylie". The Battle of the Somme. Archived from the original on 4 August 2008. Retrieved 7 May 2013.
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission. "Casualty details: Smylie, R S R". Retrieved 9 May 2013.