Coombeshead Academy

Contact details

Address
Coombeshead Road
Newton Abbot
Devon
TQ12 1PT see on map
Telephone
01626-201800
Fax
01626-201810
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Matthew Shanks

Location

Admissions details

Number on roll
January 2017
836 secondary & 164 sixth form
January 2018
1018
Places offered for admission in
September 2017
198
September 2018
173
Appeals for admission in
September 2017
0
September 2018
Published Admission Number
2018-19
210 Year 7 & 30 Year 12
2019-20
210 Year 7 & 30 Year 12

Document(s)

  • Oversubscription Criteria 2018-19
     

    1 Looked After Children or previously Looked After Children who were immediately adopted or made the subject of a child arrangements order or a special guardianship order.

    2 Children for whom an exceptional medical or social need to attend this school is demonstrated.

    3 Children who live in our designated area, with a sibling on roll at this school when the application is made.

    4 Other children who live in our designated area.

    5 Children who live outside our designated area, with a sibling on roll at this school when the application is made.

    6 Children of members of staff employed at this school for more than two years when the application is made or recruited within the past two years to fill a vacancy for which there was a skills shortage.

    7 Other children.

     
  • Oversubscription Criteria 2019-20
    1. Looked after children and children who were previously looked after but immediately after being looked after became subject to adoption, a child arrangements order, or special guardianship order.
    2. Priority will next be given to children based on their exceptional medical or social needs or those of a parent with evidence from a medical specialist or social worker of the child’s or parent’s need and why they must attend this school rather than any other, based on those needs.
    3. Priority will next be given to children living within the catchment area set out in the map below, who are siblings of pupils on roll at this school.
    4. Priority will next be given to children living within the catchment area, on roll at a linked school, named below.*
    5. Priority will next be given to other children living within the catchment area.
    6. Priority will next be given to children living outside the catchment area, who are siblings of pupils on roll at this school.
    7. Priority will next be given to children living outside  the catchment area, on roll at a linked school.
    8. Priority will next be given to children of members of staff who have been employed at this school for more than two years or recruited within the past two years to fill a vacancy for which there was a skills shortage.
    9. Other children.
  • Open day information Autumn 2018
    Brien Whiffen on 01626 201800Tuesday 11th September 16.30 - 18.30Opportunity to see Coombeshead Academy and answer any questions.  For Year 6 pupils and parents.
     
  • Admissions notes
    Not all parts of the catchment area attract free transport on designated school grounds.Priority for children at a feeder school applies only during the normal round of admissions, before the start of September in new Year 7. It no longer applies for the 2018-19 academic year. 

Related information

School Admissions

Telephone
0345 155 1019