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  • Rougemont School
    Llantarnam Hall
    Malpas Road
    Newport
    NP20 6QB
  • Head: Mr Robert Carnevale
  • T 01633 820800
  • F 01633 855598
  • E registrar@rsch.co.uk
  • W www.rougemontschool.co.uk
  • A mainstream independent school for pupils aged from 3 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Newport
  • Pupils: 579
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Fees: £6,999 - £12,696 pa
  • Open days: Termly
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review

What says..

With an approach focusing on developing the individual strengths and personalities of pupils, refreshing (relative) lack of concern for league tables means that pupils are encouraged to have a go at subjects they are interested in, even if they are...

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What the school says...

Rougemont School is an HMC independent day school located in 50 acres of grounds on the outskirts of Newport. Rougemont School offers an all-round education to boys and girls from 3 to 18.

The schools 2012 ESTYN inspection report rated Rougemont as excellent and amongst the highest performing schools in Wales. The report also highlighted the schools wide range of extra-curricular activities, individualised support for pupils and noted that pupils behaviour is exemplary. The full report is available to download from the schools website.

Rougemont School is, by choice, not a highly selective school, but its pupils consistently achieve outstanding academic results due to a committed and successful teaching staff.

Rougemont School welcomes enquiries for admission at any time throughout the year and holds termly Whole School Open Mornings.
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What The Good Schools Guide says

With an approach focusing on developing the individual strengths and personalities of pupils, refreshing (relative) lack of concern for league tables means that pupils are encouraged to have a go at subjects they are interested in, even if they are unlikely to get the top grades...

Head

Since September 2014, Mr Robert Carnevale. Read applied physics at Bath, specialising in nuclear energy. PGCE from Cardiff and MA in education management. Joined Rougemont as head of physics in 1998; soon asked to take over sixth form pastoral role; progressed to director of studies then deputy head (academic). Ten years' experience as a school inspector for ISI and Estyn (in Wales); an examiner and principal moderator in A level physics.

Academic Matters

Not an academic hothouse by any means, but the school produces good results for its intake. Value-added scores are...

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