- Tony Blair - opened the Academy, and at the time of the visit, was Prime Minister for Great Britain.
- Frank McCourt the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Angela's Ashes visited and signed copies of his books for the Gifted education CILIP group of students, reviewing the Carnegie Medal and Kate Greenaway Medal nominations of the year.
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