Tynemouth born Denise Welch studied early education locally at Bygate School in Whitley Bay before moving on to La Sagesse School in Newcastle. She moved once again to Blackfyne Grammar School in Consett. Once she discovered her talent for acting, Denise moved to London to study at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.
Newcastle-born Vick Hope has quite the impressive education history. In her younger years, she was a pupil at Dame Allan's Schools in Fenham, but when it came to university she studied at Emmanuel College in Cambridge. During her university studies, Vick took a year abroad, travelling to Buenos Aires in Argentina, where she became a journalist.
Sunderland born retired footballer Jill Scott attended Monkwearmouth Comprehensive School. In order to hone her talents in football, she then studied at Gateshead College, where she received a BTEC National Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science. She then studied sport at two universities, first at University of Sunderland, before moving to Loughborough University.