Recent Developments

The past 15 years have witnessed significant investment both in the creation of new buildings and the enhancement and refurbishment of existing facilities.

Biomass Boiler & District Heating System – Sept 2016

Design & Technology Extension – May 2016 including solar panelling to roof.

New High Jump and Long Jump – April 2014

The Business School – 2013 Trading commenced in September 2013 in our newest faculty building. Housing classrooms for Business Studies, Psychology and Economics, a multi-purpose United Nations Room, along with extra laboratory space for Biology and rooms for Learning Support, an ICT Suite, Careers Room and Sixth Form study areas, the Business School is a real hive of activity.

The Bower – new wing for girls’ boarding house – 2013

Everett Building – 2008 Named after the Prep School’s founder, RAL Everett, the Prep School’s academic flagship building was opened in September 2008 and contains teaching rooms for Years 3 and 4, Geography and two Science laboratories.

New Pre-Prep & Nursery Building – 2007 The Pre-Prep and Nursery Building was opened in 2007 and nestles amongst the trees in the Clayesmore parkland, providing a secure and secluded environment for the youngest Clayesmorians, including their own all-weather play area in which those all important formative years of education can begin.

Spinney Centre – 2005 The Spinney Centre is named after Old Clayesmorian and former Chairman of Governors, Ronald Spinney, and was opened in 2005. This block contains teaching classrooms for English, Geography, History and Latin, a forum study area with computers for student use and also houses the Staff Room and offices for the Deputy Heads and Director of Studies.

The Jubilee Building – 2002 A state of the art, purpose built academic block for the teaching of Science, ICT and Learning Support, complete with laboratory and prep space, computer suites, individual study rooms and the lecture theatre. This building was designed to complement the existing Gate House building by local architect, Philip Proctor, and was officially opened by Baroness Warnock in 2002.