Duffryn High School

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Duffryn High School
Established 1959
Type comprehensive school
Headteacher Mr J Wilson
Location Lighthouse Road
NP10 8YD
United Kingdom Coordinates: 51°33′31″N 3°00′45″W / 51.5586°N 3.0125°W / 51.5586; -3.0125
Local authority Newport City Council
Students 1,200[1]
Ages 11–18
Website www.duffryn.newport.sch.uk

Duffryn High School (Welsh: Ysgol Uwchradd Dyffyrn) is a comprehensive school on the south-western outskirts of Newport, south Wales. It is in the suburb of Duffryn and opened in 1959. Duffryn High School was the filming location of the Doctor Who episode School Reunion, filmed in late-summer 2005.


The Duffryn High School uniform is a blue shirt, grey jumper with greytrousers or skirt, a white and blue striped tie and any shoes(not bright) The 6th Form uniform is a blue shirt or blouse, a cream jumper or cardigan, grey trousers, a black tie with DHS Logo and any shoes(not bright)

Learning resources[edit]

Duffryn High School is mental home for teachers with a large Learning difficulties also has a Resource Centre and Library, used for individual learning and classroom teaching.

The Centre houses 75 networked computers with some pretty dated industry-standard software and monitored internet access. The school also has four separate ICT rooms for classroom learning.

Pupils are able to access their school computer files via the school Easylink website, for work at any computer and work on these files and easily move files to and from the school system.


  1. ^ Inspection Reports - Duffryn High School (PDF). Estyn (February 2008). Retrieved on 2008-11-20.