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Duffryn High School

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51°33'31"-03°00'40" show decimal

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Duffryn High School
Lighthouse Road, Newport, NP10 8YD

Duffryn High School opened in 1959, serving the local community around the Tredegar Park area of Newport. The site is also home to the Duffryn Community Sports Centre.

How to get here:

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Road: M4 - Exit the M4 at junction 28, and then head east along the A48 towards Newport. At the next roundabout, take the exit for the B4239 and then follow this left at the next roundabout and then bear right onto Lighthouse Road. The school will be on the right. +

This location is private and has no or limited access only. This is an open school, and permission should be sought before taking photography in the grounds.

 

Access: privateStatus: recognisableNorth Building

Photo

Photograph taken: 27th August 2010 by Colin Francis

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School Reunion
Screen Shot
Filmed: 2 Sep 2005
Dusk falls over the school.

 

 

Access: privateStatus: recognisableSouth Building

Photo

Photograph taken: 27th August 2010 by Colin Francis

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School Reunion
Screen Shot
Filmed: 6 Sep 2005
The Doctor and Sarah meet up with Mickey and Rose.

School Reunion
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Filmed: Aug-Sep 2005
Pupils arrive at school the following day.

School Reunion
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Filmed: Aug-Sep 2005
Pupils run from the school.

 

Photo

Photograph taken: 27th August 2010 by Colin Francis

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School Reunion
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Screen Shot
Filmed: 6 Sep 2005
The Doctor, Mickey, Rose, and Sarah discuss the situation.

School Reunion
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Filmed: Aug-Sep 2005
The school front explodes, to the delight of the pupils!

 

Additional Notes:

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The front of the school was recreated in CGI for the explosion sequence.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Skinner Street (The Empty Planet): 0.65 miles.

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Tredegar House (The Christmas Invasion, New Earth, Tooth and Claw, The Girl in the Fireplace, Army of Ghosts, Cyberwoman, Human Nature, The Family of Blood, Something Borrowed, The Unicorn and The Wasp, The Next Doctor, Doctor Who Series Six, The End of Time): 0.75 miles.

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Picture Financial Group (Partners in Crime): 0.85 miles.

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Unit Q2: 0.85 miles.

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Sovereign House (The Age of Steel): 0.91 miles.

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Ruskin Rise (The Rings of Akhaten): 1.08 miles.

Filming Reports:

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Doctor Who Makes Torchwood - Filming photos for School Reunion

Other show-related mentions for the location:

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27 Aug 2010: Cloister Bell on YouTube - Video of a visit to the school (exterior)

Further links about the location:

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Duffryn High School - Official Site

Related Stories

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School Reunion [25-27,29-31 Aug, 1-2,6 Sep 2005]: School (playground/entrance/classrooms/office)

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