Establishment South Dartmoor Community College

URN: 136569

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Academy trust: WESTCOUNTRY SCHOOLS TRUST

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Address
Balland Lane, Ashburton, Devon, TQ13 7EW
Local authority
Devon (878)
Headteacher / Principal
Mrs Jenny Veal
Phase of education
Secondary
School type
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Academy sponsor
Westcountry Schools Trust
Gender of entry
Mixed
ID
URN: 136569, DfE number: 878/4108
UKPRN: 10033268
Establishment status
Open
Admissions policy
Non-selective
Telephone
01364652230
Ofsted rating
Requires improvement (Last inspection: 30 March 2022)
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Religious character
None
Diocese
Not applicable
Religious ethos
Does not apply
Boarders
No boarders
Nursery provision
Not applicable
Official sixth form
Has a sixth form
Number of pupils
821
Section 41 approved
Not applicable
Open date
1 April 2011
Reason establishment opened
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Closed date
Not recorded
Reason establishment closed
Not recorded
Special classes
Has Special Classes
Percentage of children eligible for free school meals Help with percentage of children eligible for free school meals field Opens a dialog
19.9%
Date last changed / confirmed
13 September 2023
Type of SEN provision
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Type of resourced provision
SEN unit
Resourced provision number on roll
Resourced provision capacity
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit number on roll
0
Special Educational Needs (SEN) unit capacity
0
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Historical governance
Name Role Appointed by From To
Christopher Aston Local governor Elected by parents 6 May 2019 31 December 2022
Dominic Course Chair of local governing body Appointed by GB/board 6 May 2021 31 December 2022
Jennifer Veal Local governor Ex-officio by virtue of office as headteacher/principal 1 September 2020 31 December 2022
Michael Slater Local governor Elected by school staff 18 November 2021 31 December 2022
Rebecca Cosgrave Local governor Appointed by GB/board 6 May 2021 31 December 2022
Richard Gonski Local governor Appointed by GB/board 26 September 2019 31 December 2022
Sarah Huddleston Local governor Appointed by GB/board 26 September 2019 31 December 2022
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Government office region (GOR)
South West
Regional schools commissioner (RSC) region
South-West England
District
Teignbridge
Ward
Ashburton & Buckfastleigh
Parliamentary constituency
Central Devon
Urban/rural description
(England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Government Statistical Service (GSS) local authority code
E10000008
Easting
276349
Northing
70839
Middle super output area (MSOA) Help with middle super output area Opens a dialog
Teignbridge 017
Lower super output area (LSOA) Help with lower super output area Opens a dialog
Teignbridge 017A
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Free school meals

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This information is compiled from the data returned by establishments for their establishment's situation on the third Thursday in January, in the spring school census data collection return.

This field shows whether a pupil's family have claimed eligibility for free school meals as reported in the annual spring school census. Pupils or their parents are able to claim free school meals if they receive a qualifying benefit. This field does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but the number of those who are eligible to receive them.

Free school meals

This field is not editable by establishment users as it is populated by the DfE using the underlying data from the schools, pupils and their characteristics statistical release published each summer. The figures used are the performance table figures which ensures GIAS and the Find and Compare Schools in England service are consistent.

This information is compiled from the data returned by establishments for their establishment's situation on the third Thursday in January, in the spring school census data collection return.

This field shows whether a pupil's family have claimed eligibility for free school meals as reported in the annual spring school census. Pupils or their parents are able to claim free school meals if they receive a qualifying benefit. This field does not show pupils who actually received free school meals but the percentage of those who are eligible to receive them.

Middle super output area (MSOA)

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Lower super output area (LSOA)

The data presented for the lower super output area (LSOA) is representative of the 2021 census.