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Overview

Proudly comprehensive, we provide a challenging, vibrant and supportive learning environment into which we welcome children of all academic abilities. We understand that every child is unique and all our staff are committed to helping each one develop their self-esteem; build their self-confidence; and offer them every available opportunity to reach their full potential. We have high academic expectations of all our students and strive to offer a creative and engaging curriculum whilst always respecting traditional values by demanding high standards of behaviour, attendance and appearance. Sir William Romney’s has an excellent reputation as a small, caring and inclusive school where every child is known well. Our students are encouraged to work hard, to be understanding and tolerant of others, and above all to value the opportunities they are offered.  

About Us

Sir William Romney’s School is a small 11-16 comprehensive with 404 students located in the South Cotswold market town of Tetbury. The school has had a very long association with the town and celebrated the 400th anniversary of its foundation in 2010. The Cotswolds is an area of outstanding natural beauty and is characterised by rolling hills and its many charming and unspoilt towns and villages. Transport links are good in the area and the area is well served with good primary schools.Sir William Romney’s serves a very large rural catchment area, with students joining us from not only Tetbury itself, but also Nailsworth, Stroud, Minchinhampton, Avening, Horsley and many other villages. The school is very much a community school and for many students we provide a focal point in their lives and, to this end, seek to provide a range of opportunities both in and outside the classroom to nurture and stimulate the individuals in our care. The school places significant emphasis on its inclusive nature.The school is a delightful place in which to work. Students are keen and helpful and staff are enthusiastic and dedicated to bringing about the highest quality learning outcomes for our students.

Work For Us

If you're searching for your next teaching post, why not contact us now? You'll be working at a great school and be part of a friendly, helpful team. We're always interested to hear from enthusiastic, committed teachers - send us your CV now via our School Talent Pool and say what sort of role you're looking for.

By joining our School Talent Pool we'll know you're interested in working here when a future vacancy occurs.

Information for Applicants

Students

Proudly comprehensive, we provide a challenging, vibrant and supportive learning environment into which we welcome children of all academic abilities.  We understand that every child is unique and all our staff are committed to helping each one develop their independence, resilience and self-esteem; offtering them every available opportunity to reach their full potential.  We have high academic expectations of all our students and offer a creative and aspirational curriculum whilst always respecting traditional values by demanding high standards of behaviour, attendance and appearance.

Our students are well supported, as recognised in our most recent Ofsted inspection.  We have dedicated in-school Student Welfare Officers, and a variety of support is offered to students through our 'Support for Learning' Faculty. Our Learning Managers oversee the academic and pastoral progress of all our students.

Staff

Our ethos is one of shared leadership throughout the school. We have a senior leadership team, consisting of a Headteacher and two Assistant Headteachers. Our middle leadership team comprises of Leaders of Learning and Learning Managers.  Some of these middle leaders also have whole school responsibilities and work alongside the SLT.  We are keen to support staff who show leadership potential - irrespective of age and experience.  Teachers are well supported by enthusiastic and experienced teams of administrative staff, teaching assistants and technical specialists.

A wide variety of professional development opportunities are offered to all staff including:

  • An induction programme for all new or newly promoted staff
  • Peer coaching
  • Opportunities for 'action research' and curriculum development
  • Mentoring support
  • LA consultant / advisor support
  • General Inset opportunities
  • Leadership training
  • Head of House
  • Working groups

Curriculum

KS3 - In Years 7-9 the curriculum is broad and balanced. Students in Key Stage 3 will study a curriculum that offers English, Mathematics, Science, French, Spanish, Physical Education, ICT, History, Geography, Religious Education, Design Technology, Music, Drama, Art and Personal Development.

KS4 - We offer a wide range of academic and vocational courses:

Subjects available 14-16:

  • Art & Design, Dance, Drama, Music
  • Business Studies
  • Design Technology - Food, Resistant Materials, Graphics, Textiles
  • English Language and Literature
  • French, Spanish, Japanese
  • Geography, History, RE
  • ICT
  • Mathematics
  • Science (Double Award), Science (Single Award)
  • Biology, Chemistry, Physics
  • PE, Sport

There is an alternative curriculum, which includes:

  • Childcare
  • Horticulture
  • Work-Related Learning

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