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Welcome to John Frost School

Duffryn High School is an 11- 18 mixed comprehensive school serving the centre and west of Newport and maintained by the city and county of Newport Local Education Authority. We are a very successful school demonstrating high standards of academic achievement and excellence in the arts and sporting arenas.

Our school serves a range of students from a wide range of abilities. There are 1280 students on roll with 200 in the sixth form. Around 200 students choose to come to our school every year in Year 7 and the vast majority continue their education post 16 which gives us a thriving and successful sixth-form.

For GCSE and vocational examinations Duffryn High School has shown dramatic improvement over the last five years, and this year achieved record examination results with over 77% of students achieving at least 5 GCSEs at A* – C. The schools improvement in all key performance indicators have improved year on year, demonstrating a clear upward trend and the level of attainment of all our students.

Duffryn High School benefits from a hard-working, enthusiastic and dedicated team of teachers and support staff. We are proud to be a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural school and we are fortunate to have students that are proud to be part of our success. Our ethos and commitment to succeed is supported by our community and by parents alike.

As a school we aspire to high standards of learning and respect from our students in all that they do. We aim to ensure that students feel happy and safe at school as they work towards their future academic and personal success.


How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact John Frost School directly.

Last updated date: 08 August 2017

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