Head of Juniors' Welcome
Thank you for taking the time to discover a little more about Rendcomb College Junior School – we firmly believe that your adventure starts here!
Our school has a committed staff and wonderful pupils but, please don’t take my word for it alone; I invite you to come and visit us – we should be delighted to welcome you.
I hope that you will come and experience for yourself how we seek to treat each and every child as an individual and allow them to discover their own talents. Whether they arrive in our Nursery at 3 years old or enter the Junior School slightly later in life, we aim to sow the seeds that will allow our pupils to develop into thoughtful, adventurous and academically ambitious individuals who are enthusiastic about learning and, moreover, enjoy coming into school each day.
Any successful school has to be a community and, situated in the midst of beautiful surroundings, we believe that to be a part of the Rendcomb community is a special place to be.
I do hope that our website provides all of the information you require and I look forward to meeting with you soon.
With every good wish,
Mr Gavin Roberts
Head of Juniors
Our mission is to develop thoughtful, adventurous and academically ambitious young people who are life-long learners. We aim to prepare them with the character and skills to succeed in the ever-changing world after school. Our pupils have the freedom to experience, explore and enquire about the world around them. We aim to encourage independence and tolerance in a safe, caring community and magnificent natural environment.
Gavin began his teaching career in a small, rural primary school in Mid-Wales. He left there in 2003 to enter the independent sector at the Cathedral School, Llandaff. Over the course of his 11 years in Cardiff, he was Head of English for the Junior School and also taught some Maths as well as teaching English up to GCSE in the Senior School. For 7 years, he was the Senior Tutor responsible for all Academic and Curriculum matters. Gavin joined Rendcomb College in 2014 as Deputy Head of the Junior School and became Head of Juniors in 2017.
Gavin Roberts married his wife, Jen, in 2016. Jen is also a member of the Rendcomb family. She is currently teaching in Year 1. Gavin is a keen sportsman with a keen interest in Rugby in particular, he is also a qualified WRU referee. Off the pitch, he enjoys going to the theatre and attending live music concerts.
Take a glimpse at life in the junior school