Sir William Romney's School, Tetbury

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Sir William Romney's School
Established 1610 (1610) (as Tetbury Grammar School)
Type Academy
Headteacher Steven Mackay
Specialism Performing Arts College
Location Tetbury
Gloucestershire
Coordinates: 51°38′48″N 2°09′37″W / 51.6466°N 2.1604°W / 51.6466; -2.1604
DfE URN 136985 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students 484
Ages 11–16
Houses Becket, Elgar, Redgrave and Turner
Website www.sirwilliamromneys.gloucs.sch.uk

Sir William Romney's School is a secondary school with academy status in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, England, with students aged 11–16. It serves schools around the Tetbury, Leighterton, Stroud, Cirencester, Nailsworth and Avening, also many other towns around Tetbury.

There is a house system in which a student who did good work may earn points for their house, At the end of term whichever house has the most points wins a prize or non-uniforn day. The student with the most points also wins a prize. There are four houses, named Turner, Beckett, Elgar and Redgrave. The house colours are Green for Turner, Blue for Beckett, Yellow for Elgar and Red for Redgrave.

Performing Arts status[edit]

Sir William Romney's was awarded its Performing Arts status in 2005, this meant grants for the schools. It ha also been involved in many Drama and Arts Activities in the years since.

Sixth form[edit]

Despite a fight to keep the school's sixth form from closing, Sir William Romney's 16 to 18 provision was shut down in 2006. The school will not have a Year 12 from September 2006, meaning that the new Year 13 will be the last. The nearest sixth forms are now Deer Park in Cirencester and Downfield in Stroud.

References[edit]

Standard New report on Sir William Romney's School [1]