Ribston Hall High School
|Ribston Hall High School|
|Specialist||Humanities & Sports|
|Department for Education URN||136767 Tables|
|Headteacher||Mrs Sarah Colombini|
|Gender||Girls (mixed in Sixth Form)|
|Age||11 to 18|
It also has a sixth form for both girls and boys. It is situated south of Gloucester city centre on Stroud Road (B4072), between Linden and Tredworth, a few hundred metres west of the Cross Country Route.
It was known as High School for Girls, Ribston Hall. It became a grant maintained school in April 1990. In 1886 Ribston Hall was known as The Ladies' College.
Students are divided into four houses: Britons, Danes, Saxons, Romans.
Notable former pupils
- Christina Baily, actress as Dannii Carbone in Hollyoaks
- Mary-Jess Leaverland, won the 2010 Chinese Jiangsu province equivalent of The X Factor.
- Joanna Parrish, murdered in May 1990 in Auxerre, Burgundy whilst studying French at the University of Leeds
- Beth Rodford, GB Olympic rower
- Daphne Skillern QPM, female police Commander at Scotland Yard
- Nathan Sykes, member of boy band The Wanted and singer songwriter solo artist,
- British exchange student Mary-Jess Leaverland wins Chinese X Factor, Daily Telegraph, 19 Jan 2010