Where did the celebs go to school?

Here at Rightmove, we know that being near a good school is important when you’re house hunting. With our new School Checker, make sure you’re within catchment areas and see Ofsted reports and further information with our updated tool with 192.com.

In the meantime, check out these gorgeous homes we found that, using School Checker, we can see sit within walking distance of where some of our favourite British celebs went to school!

Living in St Albans for most of his childhood, Stephen Hawking went to St Albans School, sat in the shadow of the glorious cathedral. Check out this gorgeous home for sale just around the corner.

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One Direction’s Liam Payne may now be travelling the globe but he started off his journey in Wolverhampton, at St Peter’s Collegiate School. Check out this home right near the school.

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Dragon School, in Oxford, has seen many a star walk through their doors, being attended by both Emma Watson and Tom Hiddleston (though not at the same time!). See this home nearby.

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Over in West Sussex, Brambletye School was attended by none over than our favourite Sherlock, Benedict Cumberbatch. Have a tour around this gorgeous home close to the school.

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The nation’s sweetheart Cheryl Cole attended Walker Technology College in Newcastle back in the day. Have a wander around this home just round the corner.

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Last but not least is Helena Bonham Carter who went to South Hampstead High School in London. The area has seen significant house price lifts since so here’s a stunner nearby!

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