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New Sixth Form Centre - Opening January 2020

Following the extension to Godman House, work will begin on a new Sixth Form Centre which will open in 2020. This will be within the Old Rectory building (currently the boys' Year 7 to 9 House). The new Centre will have both quiet and collaborative study areas, social spaces and kitchen facilities. The Head of Sixth Form and the Assistant Head of Sixth Form will also be located on the ground floor. Some teaching spaces for Sixth Form subjects will also be incorporated into the new Centre. 

Extension to boarding facilities: Godman House

The House became the day and boarding house for Year 7 to 9 boys and girls  in September 2019. 

Godman House  underwent an extension and significant refurbishment throughout.  It  has 40 beds in  dormitories of 3/4 beds. A large central common room also links the separate boys' and girls' wings. 

The opening of Godman House by Robin Fletcher, CEO of BSA.

The common room

The exterior (from the road opposite the Post Office)


Past developments


  • Boarding facilities upgraded - £250k.
  • New Reception area in the Main Building.
  • Garden House opened - the Sixth Form Independent Living House.


  • Junior Science Laboratory opened.


  • Performing Arts Centre opened - The Griffin Theatre - £3.3m.
  • Computer Science suite refurbished with new technology including touch screen, dual boot PCs, maker space and workstations.
  • Music Department refurbished and Mac computers installed in the Music Technology classroom.


  • Biology Laboratory refurbished. All six Science Laboratories have now been refurbished in the last 5 years. They have separate benches and teaching areas for an optimum learning environment. The Biology department also has advanced genetic engineering equipment including a PCR Thermocycler, micro centrifuge, gel electrophoresis tanks and UV fluorescence.
  • AstroTurf resurfaced - £250k.
  • Strength and Conditioning Suite - £30k.
  • The Crypt; A new Sixth Form social and study space.