Rookwood School

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Rookwood School
Established 1934
Type Independent day and boarding
Headmistress Mrs L Whetstone[1]
Deputy Head Mr D Bown
Location Weyhill Road
Andover
Hampshire
SP10 3AL
England Coordinates: 51°12′24″N 1°29′35″W / 51.20668°N 1.49313°W / 51.20668; -1.49313
Local authority Hampshire County Council
DfE number 850/6011
DfE URN 581958 Tables
Students 330~
Gender Coeducational
Ages 2–16
Colours

Grey & Sky Blue

        
Website www.rookwood.hants.sch.uk

Rookwood School is a coeducational non-selective independent day and boarding school for children aged 3 to 16, located on a rural campus off Weyhill Road in Andover, Hampshire, England.[2] Due to its proximity to Tidworth Camp, Wiltshire, a substantial number of its pupils are children of military personnel or MoD employees.[3]

History[edit]

The school was founded in 1934 as a girls' school and moved to its current site in 1946. Boys were admitted in 1997.[3]

Organisation[edit]

The school has three departments: the Rookery (Pre-School and Pre-Preparatory), Paddocks (Prep School) and Highfield (Senior School).

Academics[edit]

Rookwood does not have a sixth form. Students who have left the school are known as 'Old Rooks'.

Boarding[edit]

Although most of its pupils are day pupils Rookwood has boarding provisions for a small number of boarders. There are two boarding houses: Beechwood (girls) and Oakwood (boys).[4]

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