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Royal Forest of Dean, Coleford

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Royal Forest of Dean College was a college of further education located close to the town of Coleford, in the Forest of Dean in west Gloucestershire. It was dissolved by government order as of 31 January 2011 in order to be merged to Gloucestershire College. Together with its secondary site at Mitcheldean, and around 30 further outreach sites, the college served a mainly rural area. The college offered a range of courses from A-levels and was associated with University of Gloucestershire for higher education to Master's degrees. East Dean Grammar School of Cinderford, formed in 1929, merged with Bells Grammar School of Coleford in 1968 to form the Royal Forest of Dean Grammar School on a new site. In 1985, the grammar school was split into a comprehensive school and the college. A 2009 Ofsted inspection rated the school with a Grade 2 (good).On 31 January 2011, it merged into Gloucestershire College of Arts and TechnologyAlumniRoyal Forest of Dean Grammar School Janet Royall, Baroness Royall of Blaisdon, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster from 2009-10
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  • Tranquillity and unusual things In the Forest Bumped into a lady and gent out.for a stroll with their dog and their donkeys. I have spent many days in the Forest with parents and then my own children ...  more »
  • Royal Forest of Dean an amazing place to visit for a day or a holiday lots of attractions around to go for a walk, run, cycle or picnic.  more »
  • A great place to enjoy the beauty of the natural world. There are numerous places to park and go off to enjoy everything the forest has to offer. For simple convenience however, I would recommend the ...  more »