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Open days 2019
|School name||Contact||Dates and times (2019 unless stated otherwise)||Notes for parents|
|Atlantic Academy||01237 431969||Open evening: Tuesday 24 September 4.00pm to 8.00pm|
|The Axe Valley Community College||Rupert Carr on 01297 32146||Thursday 26 September – tours running at 9.00am, 11.30am and 6.30pm|
|Bideford College||Mrs Rachel Vowles|
Open mornings: Tuesday 24, Wednesday 25 and Friday 27 September 9.00am to 11.00am
Open evening: Thursday 26 September 4.30pm to 7.00pm
|If you cannot make any of these times, please contact the college and we would be happy to offer you a tour at an alternative time.|
|Braunton Academy||Ms F Johnson on 01271 812221||Wednesday 18 September 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Followed by pre-bookable open morning tours from Monday 23 September to Friday 27||Open morning tours may be booked by ringing the academy on 01271 812221.|
|Chulmleigh Community College||Tina Harrison on 01769 580215|
Tuesday 17 September 4.30pm – 7.00pm
Wednesday 25 September 9.00am to 10.45am
Please check Chulmleigh Academy Trust website for further details.
Please arrive for a tour at 9.00am. Please check Chulmleigh Academy Trust website for further details.
|Clyst Vale Community College|
Meghan McConnachi on 01392 461407 ext. 221 email@example.com
Claire Phillips on 01392 463919 firstname.lastname@example.org
Open evening: Wednesday 25 September 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Open week: Monday 30 September to Friday 4 October 10.00am to 11.25am
See our website for the most up-to-date information.
Open evening: The Principal’s speech will be in the Main Hall at 6.00pm and again at 7.00pm. Visitors are able to visit all departments. There will be student ambassadors available to act as tour guides.
Open week: Visitors will be shown around the college by students from year 10. Visits start at 10.00am and last about 1 hour. To book a visit, please contact Claire Phillips directly. Visitors are then invited for coffee and a chat with members of staff and students until 11.25am.
|Colyton Grammar School||Julia Hitchcock|
|Thursday 5 September 2.45pm to 4.30pm|
Reception on 01626 201800
|Open evening: Thursday 12 September 6.00pm to 8.00pm|
|Cranbrook Education Campus|
Reception on 01404 823293
|24 September 5.45pm to 7.00pm||Year 6 open evening|
|Cullompton Community College||Anita Rogers on 01884 33364|
Open evening at 6.30pm on Thursday 12 September
Join a morning tour on 12 September or 13 September at 9.30am
|Cullompton Community College is a successful and happy school where above all we value trust, good relationships, respect and kindness. We create a safe, caring and orderly environment in which effective learning takes place and we are proud that our outcomes and external evaluations show that we have maintained a very good education and high standards of achievement and progress over time. Our young people thrive because of our positive ethos, well-planned teaching and a deep and enriching curriculum. Visit our website or call 01884 33364 for a visit any time.|
|Dartmouth Academy||Vicki Hart on 01803 839750|
11 September 4.00pm to 6.30pm
2 October 9.30am to 10.30am
|Dawlish Community College||Mrs Kate Bukowski|
11 and 12 July: Tours at 9.15am and 10.15am
Open evening planned for 17 September with further open morning tours on 19 and 20 September
|Further tours can be arranged easily by contacting the college.|
|Exmouth Community College||Graham Allen on 01395 264761||Thursday 26 September at 4.30pm until 7.30pm||Principal’s talks at 4.30pm and 7.00pm|
|Great Torrington School||Reception on 01805 623531|
Open evening: Thursday 19 September at 6.00pm – 8.00pm
Open mornings: 23 to 27 September 9.10am – 10.50am
|See gts.devon.sch.uk for more details.|
|Holsworthy Community College||Elise Woodhead on 01409 253430|
Year 5 and year 6 open evening Tuesday 1 October 5.00pm to 7.00pm
Year 5 and year 6 open day by appointment only on Monday 7 October 9.15am to 10.30am and 11.45am to 1.15pm
|Honiton Community College||Rob Robson on 01404 42283||26 September 5.00pm to 7.00pm||Parents can book a tour with a member of the college leadership team between 9.15 – 10.15 on either Monday 24, Tuesday 25, Wednesday 26 or Thursday 27 September.|
|The Ilfracombe Academy||The school office on 01271 863427||Open evening is 6.30pm on Thursday 19 September. Open mornings are Tuesday 24 and Wednesday 25 September at 9.30am||Please contact the school if you would like to arrange a tour during one of our open mornings, or if you would like to visit on an alternative date.|
|Isca||Ali Moxey on 01392 204082|
Thursday 19 September 2019 open evening. Doors open 5.00pm
Open mornings 9.30am daily from Monday 30 September to Friday 4 October
|Talks throughout the evening by the Headteacher. Visitors are free to tour the school and speak to staff. In addition, guided tours will take place during the evening. Guided tours to allow parents and children to see the school in action.|
|Ivybridge Community College||Reception on 01752 691000||Open evenings Wednesday 18 and Wednesday 25 September at 6.00pm||Ring ahead if disabled parking is required.|
|King Edward VI Community College||Daniel Gillard or Fay Crellen on 01803 869200||There will be two open mornings: Friday September 27 and Friday 4 October. Both mornings run 9.00am to 11.00am||We offer open mornings on the last Friday of every month for students and parents to have a tour with some of our student ambassadors.|
|Kingsbridge Academy||Sarah Evans on 01548 852641 ext 109||Friday 27 September and Thursday 3 October||Open morning for prospective year 7 parents. Please join us for a tour and information about our college. The morning will start at 9.30am and end at 11.30am.|
|Newton Abbot College||Katherine West, Assistant Principal on 01626 367335|
Evening Showcase: Wed 11 September 6-8pm
Open mornings: Thurs 12 and Fri 13 Sept 9.00am
|Evening: Parking available at front and rear of Exeter Road campus.|
Morning: Parking only available at rear of Exeter Road campus.
|Okehampton College||Mr D Brett, Headteacher||Wednesday 25 September|
Morning 9.15am to 10.45am and 11.30am to 1.00pm. Evening 6.00pm to 8.30pm
(Principal’s presentation to parents at 6.30pm and again at 7.30pm)Thursday 26 September
Morning 9.15am to 10.45am
Pilton Community College
|Louise Fry on 01271 349069|
Open mornings: 25, 26, 27 September with a presentation by the Principal starting at 9.00am
Open evening: Monday 23 September with presentations by the Principal at 6.30pm, 7.15pm and 8.00pm
Bring your children along to our open evening and open up a whole new world of education, learning and opportunities. This is a fantastic chance to see what Pilton Community College has to offer in a huge range of subject areas, to hear about the excellent education we can provide your child and to meet and talk to key staff.
There is also the chance to experience a normal school day during one of our open mornings.
|Queen Elizabeth’s||Mr Alastair Smith on 01363 775871, Barnfield Campus reception|
Open days: Monday 23 September and Tuesday 24 September at 10.30am – 12.00pm or 1.30pm – 3.00pm
Open evening: Tuesday 24 September at 6.00pm to 8.00pm
Open days: Please join us at QE where students and staff will be pleased to offer you a guided tour. Visitors are welcome at any time between 10:30am and 12:00pm or 1:30pm and 3:00pm.
Open evening: The Barnfield Campus welcomes visitors between 6:00pm and 8:00pm where there will be activities for children and the opportunity for parents to talk to the staff and find out more about QE. Everyone is invited to the Principal’s presentation in the main hall at either 6.00pm or 6.30pm.
|Sidmouth College||Reception on 01395 514823|
Wednesday 25 September. Open morning 9.30am
Open evening 5.00pm
|South Dartmoor Community College||Cathy Talor on 01364 652230|
Wednesday 25 September 9.15am and Thursday 26 September 9.15am
Open evening: Thursday 3 October 6.00pm
|South Molton Community College||Ruth Williams on 01769 572129 or email email@example.com||Tuesday 10 September: Tours at 9am, 10am, 11am and 12pm. Also in the evening between 4.30pm and 7.00pm||Choosing the right school for your child is so important. To support you in making this decision we invite you to visit our school and have a look around on one of our guided tours and/or to attend our open evening, all of which is taking place on Tuesday 10 September. You will hear about what we offer, have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have and take a tour of the school. Please come and join us. You will be made most welcome!|
|Steiner Academy Exeter||Katie Young or Claire Fisher on 01392 757371|
Saturday 28 September 10am to 12pm
Year 7 open morning Friday 4 October 10.00am to 12.00pm
During the week of 23 September there will be an evening of taster sessions from 6.00pm to 8.00pm (exact date TBC)
Reception open morning Friday 1 November 10.00am to 12.00pm
Reception open morning Saturday 23 November 10.00 am to 12.00pm
Friday 6 December 10.00 to 12.00pm – open morning
Friday 10 January 10.00am to 12.00pm – open morning
|All booking and information for these open days can be found at www.steineracademyexeter.org.uk|
|St James School||Katie Hindmarsh on 01392 209922||Open evening Thursday 3 October 6.00pm to 8.30pm||More information at www.stjamesexeter.co.uk/about/open-evening|
|St Luke’s Science and Sports College||Miss Claire Annunziata (Leadership Administrator) on 01392 204600|
Tours every morning 9.30am – 10.30am from Friday 27 September until 4 October (inclusive)
Open evening on Thursday 26 September
|St Peter’s Church of England Aided School||Andrew Hubbard/Rachel Gage on 01392 204764||Open day: Wednesday 18 September at 6.00pm|
|Tavistock College||Chantelle Cocker on 01822 614231 or email firstname.lastname@example.org|
Open evening: 26 September 5.00pm to 7.30pm
Open mornings: 26 September and 3, 10, 17 October at 9.30am
|Please call or email to book a place.|
|Teign School||Lucy Wagner on 01626 366969|
Tuesday 17 September 9.30am to 11.00am and Wednesday 18 September 9.30am to 11.00am.
Thursday 19 September 6.00pm to 8.00pm
|Teignmouth Community School||Rob Willmott on 01626 774091||Tuesday 24 September 6.00pm to 9.00pm||Parking is limited so we recommend that you do not come by car if possible.|
|The King’s School||Jo Paddison on 01404 812982|
Open evening is on Thursday 19 September from 6.00pm.
Open day is on Friday 20 September.
Your family are invited to our open evening and/or open day to view various aspects of the school that will be on display throughout the site. If you decide that you would like to visit the school for our open evening a school prospectus, map and tour guides, if required, will be available outside the dining hall.
Senior members of staff will be available throughout the evening to answer any queries that you may have. During open evening there will be talks from the Headteacher at 6.00pm, 6.30pm and 7.00pm in the dining hall.
There will be the opportunity to wander around curriculum areas, see students at work and meet staff. On our open day there will be short talks at 9.45 am, 11.15 am and 2.30 pm. These will be followed by tours of the school. Please telephone the school on 01404 812982 to put your name down for one of these daytime tours. Parking is not available on the school site so please look at the school website for further information.
|The Park School||School office on 01271 373131|
Open evening: Thursday 19 September at 5.45pm.
Open mornings: 23 to 26 September 9.10am to 11.10 each morning.
|See www.theparkschool.org.uk for more details.|
|Tiverton High School||Meg Hepworth – Head’s PA on 01884 256655 or email email@example.com|
1 October: 6pm (talk times at 6.10pm and 7.00pm)
2 October: Open morning 9.30am to 12.30pm
3 October: Open morning 9.30am to 12.30pm
4 October: Open morning 9.30am to 12.30pm
|Call or email to book a tour on one of the open mornings.|
|Uffculme School||Rosemary Alford 01884 840458||Thursday 10 October, 6.00pm to 8.00pm|
|West Exe School||Kerry Cutland on 01392 660100 ext 179 or Marianne Malin ext 158|
Open evening: Thursday 12 September 5.00pm to 8.00pm.
Open mornings 9.30am to 11.30am: Tuesday 17 September – Alphington and Ide.
Thursday 19 September – St Thomas and Bowhill.
Tuesday 24 September – Redhills area.
Thursday 26 September – Montgomery area.
Tuesday 1 October 9.30 – 11.30am – Exwick Heights.
Wednesday 2 October – all areas.
Parents who attend the open evening will have the opportunity to sign up for the open mornings that evening. They can also sign up for the open mornings directly with the school.