Rednock School

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Rednock School
Location
Dursley, Gloucestershire
England
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
Information
School typeFoundation School
Established1971
Local authorityGloucestershire
Department for Education URN115758 Tables
OfstedReports
HeadteacherDavid Alexander
GenderCoeducational
Age11 to 21
Number of students1,373 as of January 2012
Website

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]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  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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