John Gaane also attended the school in 1945, followed by King Edwards until 1959. In 1960 John went to study at Exeter College in Oxford, later joining the Labour Party Research Department. John has had many different jobs during his career, and has worked as the Director of a Housing Centre Trust and the Deputy Director for Unison looking at policy and research. More recently in 1996, John has successfully studied for a MA in Playwriting at the University of Birmingham. John has also been a councillor in Camden for London Borough Council.