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Bassaleg School

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Bassaleg School
Motto A Tradition of Excellence (Welsh: Traddodiad o ragoriaeth)
Type Comprehensive School
Chairperson Mr E J Watkins
Location Forge Lane
NP10 8NF
Wales, United Kingdom
Local authority Newport City Council
Students 1,741[1]
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–18
Houses Ebbw, Sirhowy, Rhymni, Hafren
Colours Navy      Gold     
Vice chairperson Rev'd Canon J Williams
Website Official Website

Bassaleg School (Welsh: Ysgol Basaleg) is a comprehensive secondary school for pupils aged 11-18, situated in the suburb of Bassaleg on the western side of the city Newport, South Wales. The present buildings of the school range in age from the early 20th century to the present day. The buildings form a natural campus, with playing fields, lawns and gardens. It has over 1,700 pupils.

Notable former pupils[edit]


Coordinates: 51°34′29″N 03°02′36″W / 51.57472°N 3.04333°W / 51.57472; -3.04333