South Dartmoor Community College

Contact details

Address
Balland Lane
Ashburton
Newton Abbot
Devon
TQ13 7EW see on map
Telephone
01364-652230
Fax
01364-654069
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Hugh Bellamy

Location

Admissions details

Number on roll
January 2017
1141 secondary & 285 sixth form
January 2018
1328
Places offered for admission in
September 2017
191
September 2018
230
Appeals for admission in
September 2017
0
September 2018
Published Admission Number
2018-19
280 Year 7 & 25 Year 12
2019-20
280 Year 7 & 25 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. Children who live in our designated area, attending a linked primary school when the application is made.
    5. Other children who live in our designated area.
    6. Children who live outside our designated area, with a sibling on roll at this school when the application is made.
    7. Children who live outside our designated area, attending a linked primary school when the application is made.
    8. 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.
    9. 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 within 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
    Cathy Taylor on 01364 652230Open Mornings:  Tuesday 25 September 9.15am, Wednesday 26 September 9.15am and Thursday 27 September 9.15am.  Open Evening:  Thursday 4 October 6.00 - 8.00pmOpen Mornings, talk from Principal and guided tours,  Year 5 and 6 pupils.  25 Sept: Ashburton, Buckfastleigh, Buckfast St Mary's and any out of catchment school; 26 Sept: Blackpool, Ilsington, St Catherine's and any out of catchment school; 27 Sept: Moretonhampstead, Bovey Tracey, Widecombe and any out of catchment school.  4 October: Open site, showcases and practical activities for parents and primary pupils.
     

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School Admissions

Telephone
0345 155 1019