Basic Information & Location
Ruthin School is a co-educational independent school situated in North Wales and is one of the oldest and most celebrated in the country.
The pupils at Ruthin flourish in an environment which respects them as individuals and endeavours to develop all aspects of each one. It is important to ensure that as well as achieving strong academic success, all pupils can enjoy education in its wider sense.
Ruthin School is committed to providing a first class education for all its pupils.
Pupils are closely monitored with weekly assessment of Merits/Demerits, weekly tutorial meetings, fortnightly formal testing, termly Parents meetings, termly reports, supervised prep/study, as well as daily report cards where applicable.
Boarding / Pastoral Care
Boys are accommodated in two houses, Gladstone House and Ellis House, with girls being accommodated in Wynne House. Onsite house staffs per household are known as Houseparent(s), who also have assistant House parents. The students have a choice of single rooms or twin rooms, and are usually two students from completely different nationalities, ensuring diversity and continuing exposure to the English language.
The school has a spirited, but fun attitude to a whole range of sports, which is best served by the many inter-house games competitions. This helps students get to know one another more closely, introducing them to other students outside of their own house. The drama department is extremely ambitious and has put on many famous and celebrated plays such as The Crucible, Oliver, Cabaret and Little Shop of Horrors. Every year there is a Performing Arts Festival which incorporates the music department and students too. There are also workshops on prose, poetry and house choirs.