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  • Dance Workshop

    Published 27/01/23

    More than 50 of our dancers took part in some exciting practical workshops.

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  • Revision Evening

    Published 27/01/23

    We had the pleasure of welcoming more than 250 parents and students for our Year 11 Revision Evening and what a fantastic night it was.

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  • Wednesday 1 February 2023

    Published 26/01/23
    Due to Industrial Strike Action the School is only Open to Years 7, 11, 12 & 13
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  • Body Language 2023

    Published 23/01/23

    We are thrilled to be launching the 27th annual dance production of Body Language.

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  • STEM trip to Plymouth University

    Published 23/01/23

    Our Year 9 students showed commitment and enthusiasm during our recent trip to Plymouth University. The university was celebrating science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in a showcase event.  

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  • Young Carers Get Together

    Published 13/12/22

    We spent a lovely afternoon eating chips supplied by the Fountain in Kingsteignton, which were absolutely delicious with huge portions for all, enjoying cakes and lots of chocolate while watching The Grinch.

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  • Student Catering Survey

    Published 06/12/22

    Students were given the opportunity to have their say on the college’s catering provision, via an online survey.

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  • Back to the 80s Show

    Published 05/12/22

    Get your tickets for our fantastic show!

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  • Sixth Form Open Evening

    Published 24/11/22

    Our Sixth Form Open Evening on 24th November 2022 was a huge success. We were particularly thrilled to see former students, who returned for the night to enthuse about how much they enjoyed their own Sixth Form experience.

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  • Operation Encompass ​​​​​​​

    Published 24/11/22

    Our school is part of Operation Encompass 

    Operation Encompass is a national police and education early intervention safeguarding partnership which supports children and young people who experience domestic violence and abuse.This is in place in every police force in England and Wales. Children were recognised as victims of domestic abuse in their own right in the 2021 Domestic Abuse Act. Operation Encompass means that the police will share information with our school about all police attended domestic abuse incidents which involve any of our children prior to the start of the next school day.



    Mission Statement

    We will be uncompromisingly focused on ensuring every individual is successful.

    1. Excellence – We will provide students with opportunities in which to excel, to empower them to make free choices as a foundation for the best possible future; with outcomes in line with or better than their peers nationally.

    2. Equality – We will provide high quality teaching and learning, delivering a broad, knowledge rich curriculum, where high aspirations are the norm and success is celebrated, to all students regardless of their background, ethnicity, religion, gender, educational need.

    3. Truth – We will pursue truth open-mindedly, seeking to help students to enquire, question and challenge, helping them to be well-rounded, resilient, confident, independent learners with a love for learning.

    4. Respect – We will create a safe community that has at its core an understanding of deep respect for self, for others and for the environment; strong relationships are key.

    Executive Head teacher: Jen Veal

    Designated Safeguarding Lead: Caleb Stevens

    Deputy Designated Safeguarding Lead: Dan Vile

    Governor - Safeguarding: Sarah Huddleston

    Chair of Governors Dominic Course



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  • SDCC in Top Cricket Guide

    Published 17/11/22

    We are delighted to announce that we have been included as one of the top 100 senior schools in the country by The Cricketer Magazine. This is the third time in a row we have featured in the guide. 

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  • DEC Sports Clubs Trip

    Published 16/11/22

    Year 12 Design Engineer Construct (DEC) students have been tasked with creating a comprehensive portfolio for a development over the next two years. Several are designing a new tennis club for Ashburton, so they went on a "sporting road trip". 

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