Baroness Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher was Britain's first female Prime Minister and the longest serving PM for over 150 years. She was born on 13 October 1925 in Grantham into a shop-keeping family and attended Huntingtower Primary school followed by Kesteven and Grantham Girls school. She was joint head girl before going to Oxford to study Chemistry.

Her father Alfred Roberts was a local councillor, and then Alderman and Mayor of the town and with others founded the Rotary Club of Grantham becoming President in 1936-37. There is a Margaret Thatcher exhibition in Grantham Museum. Lady Thatcher was very proud of her time at KGGS and gave the school much credit for the education she received there.