Sir Bernard Lovell School

College & Education

Europe, United Kingdom, South Gloucestershire

Sir Bernard Lovell School is a comprehensive school in North Street, Oldland Common, South Gloucestershire. It has been on the same site since the 1960s, when it was a girls school, later the main school was added and now takes boys and girls from 11 to 18 years old. The girls school still exists as Lower school (Galileo Building) which houses several class rooms and changing for female P.E lessons. As of 2007, the school has 1,261 pupils on roll. The school is named after the astronomer Sir Bernard Lovell. Famous former pupils at the school include Marcus Trescothick, who helped the England cricket team regain The Ashes title against their fierce Australian rivals in 2005, and Ian Holloway, who currently manages Blackpool F.C..