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The Romsey School

The Romsey School
Motto Siege Perilous
Established 1958
Type Academy
Executive Headteacher Jonathan deSausmarez
Headteacher Colm McKavanagh
Chair of Governors Judith Houghton
Location Greatbridge Road
SO51 8ZB
Local authority Hampshire
DfE URN 137239 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Staff ~100
Students 1100
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–16
Houses Ashton, Marsham, Stoke and Templer
Colours Maroon, Grey, Black, Gold
Deputy Headteachers Annie Eagle, Andy Marks
Website .uk.sch.hants.romseywww

The Romsey School is a mixed community academy in Romsey, Hampshire, England. The school was a secondary modern, called Romsey County Secondary School,[1] until the 1970s when it became a comprehensive. In 2000 it became a Specialist Language College jointly with The Mountbatten School.[2] In 2005 the school's specialisation changed to a Mathematics and Computing College.[3] In August 2011 The School became an academy after a decision by Governors.[4] The school has approximately 1100 children aged 11–16 and 100 teachers and the catchment area includes the villages of Ampfield, Braishfield, Sherfield English, Michelmersh, Timsbury and Awbridge.

In 2010 81% of pupils achieved 5 or more A*-C grades in their GCSEs. 94% of pupils achieved at least a pass on A*-C. The School also provides Adult Education classes that makes the School open to the community.[5]


  • ASD Support Base 1
  • Awards 2
  • Academy Status 3
  • Notable former students 4
  • References 5

ASD Support Base

The School runs an ASD Support Base to support pupils in lessons who find it difficult as a result of Special needs and Autistic spectrum disorder. The ASD Base was established in 2002 and is directly run by 2 teachers and 9 support staff.[6]


The school won the inaugural 'Community School of the Year' People's Service award from Children & Young People Now magazine in 2006,[7][8] and the following year was shortlisted for the publication's 'Extended School' award.[9]

Academy Status

The Romsey School converted to an academy under the Academies Act 2010 on 1 August 2011.[10][11]

Notable former students


  1. ^ The Education Authorities Directory and Annual. School Government Publishing, Company Limited. 1968. 
  2. ^ "The Romsey School, Hampshire". teachweb. 
  3. ^ "Vacancies". Romsey School. 
  4. ^ "Romsey School". Romsey School. 
  5. ^ "About us, The Romsey School". Romsey School. 
  6. ^ "Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Resourced Provision". Romsey School. 
  7. ^ "Awards 2006 Sector celebrates awards winners achievements". Children & Young People Now. 
  8. ^ "Community champions". Romsey Advertiser. December 8, 2006. Retrieved October 1, 2013. 
  9. ^ "Awards Showcase excellence/". 
  10. ^ "The Romsey School". Ofsted. Retrieved October 1, 2013. 
  11. ^ "Romsey School". Romsey School. 
  12. ^ "Player profile: Phil Hughes". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved September 28, 2011. 
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