Rednock School

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Rednock School
Established 1971
Type Foundation School
Headteacher David Alexander
Location Dursley
51°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
Local authority Gloucestershire
DfE URN 115758 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1,373 as of January 2012
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–21

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]

Rednock TV[edit]

Rednock School has a state of the art TV Studio capable of broadcasting live to all around the school. With two broadcast quality cameras, powerful editing equipment and a green screen. The TV Station, Rednock TV, is run by groups of students who dedicate their time and effort to making detailed and interesting shows which are broadcast around the school in tutor time and is watched by the majority of the school.



  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". Retrieved 27 August 2011. 
  5. ^ British Council website "Fellows" accessed November 10, 2009.

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