Rednock School

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Rednock School
Dursley, Gloucestershire
Coordinates51°41′12″N 2°21′24″W / 51.68670°N 2.35661°W / 51.68670; -2.35661Coordinates: 51°41′12″N 2°21′24″W / 51.68670°N 2.35661°W / 51.68670; -2.35661
School typeFoundation School
Local authorityGloucestershire
Department for Education URN115758 Tables
HeadteacherDavid Alexander
Age11 to 21
Number of students1,373 as of January 2012

Rednock School is a comprehensive school located in Dursley, Gloucestershire, England. It is a specialist Science College which also contains a sixth form.

General Information[edit]

The school opened in 1971 as a comprehensive school, having formerly served as the grammar school in the town of Dursley.

In 2009, the school underwent a complete re-build which saw a £38 million investment into developing an entirely new school site.[1][2] It has many eco-friendly features such as a sedum roof and solar panels and was also shortlisted for the South West Built Environment Awards.[3] To celebrate the development of the newly built school, a book compiling details of the history of Rednock School was produced.[4]

Prime Minister's Global Fellowship[edit]

The school has its first student attain a place on the prestigious Prime Minister's Global Fellowship programme in 2009.[5]



  1. ^ "Rednock School - Sir Robert McAlpine". Retrieved 27 August 2011.
  2. ^ "Rednock School invites oldest former pupil to opening". BBC News. 30 April 2010. Retrieved 27 August 2011.
  3. ^ Rednock School building design shortlisted for South West Built Environment Awards.
  4. ^ "Rednock School: Compiled by Barbara Skal and David Evans". Archived from the original on 31 March 2012. Retrieved 27 August 2011.
  5. ^ British Council website "Fellows" Archived 2011-09-12 at the Wayback Machine. accessed November 10, 2009.

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