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2020 - 2021

New Learning development centre - opened March 2021

The new Learning Development Centre  is now housed in the welcoming home of the Old Rectory, (once house parents accommodation). There are three classrooms, an office, a large kitchen, creative arts area and self-contained garden. The grandeur of the Old Rectory, has been combined with modern, muted colour schemes, soft lighting and a comfortable study area, ideally situated, within the centre of the 230 acre campus.

A team of experienced, specialist teachers and assessors will be accommodated within the Old Rectory Learning Development Centre, providing support for pupils who need to approach learning in a variety of imaginative ways.


Rendcomb College's Learning Development Centre



New Sixth Form Centre - OPENED January 2020

The new Sixth Form Centre lies within a Grade II listed building named the Old Rectory where original features such as fireplaces and cornices have been restored. Despite its listed status, the Old Rectory features plenty of mod-cons and is positioned within the heart of the campus providing a dedicated space for Rendcomb’s oldest students. The development of the Sixth Form Centre helps prepare pupils for the changing needs of university and future employment by providing a unique mix of environments. There are modern study spaces that encourage individual and collaborative working and there are sitting rooms, a kitchen and a games room providing students with the opportunity to relax during the working day. There’s also a boardroom which provides a space for meetings and is a base for the growing Enterprise and Careers programme.

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.


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.