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Great Torrington School

Contact details

Address
Calvesford Road
Torrington
Devon
EX38 7DJ see on map
Telephone
01805-623531
Fax
01805-624332
Headteacher / Principal
Mr Andy Bloodworth
SENCO
Helen Whiterod

Location

School details

DfE number
878/4055
School type
School sector
Type of school
Academy School
Local learning community
District
Age range
11-16

Admissions details

Contact
Helen Whiterod
Number on roll
January 2021
804
January 2022
816
Places offered for admission in
September 2021
183
September 2022
177
Appeals for admission in
September 2021
0
September 2022
0
Published Admission Number
2022-23
200
2023-24
200

Document(s)

  • Oversubscription Criteria 2023-24
    Please refer to the full policy for definitions.
    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 including those who appear to the admission authority to have been in state care outside England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
    2. Priority will next be given to children based on their exceptional medical or social needs or those of their parents.
    3. Priority will next be given to children living within the catchment area, who are siblings of pupils on roll at this school. 
    4. Priority will next be given to other children living within the catchment area, on roll at a named linked school.
    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 other children living outside the catchment area, on roll at a named 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. Priority will next be given to other children.
  • Oversubscription Criteria 2022-23
    Please refer to the full policy for definitions.
    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 including those who appear to the admission authority to have been in state care outside England and ceased to be in state care as a result of being adopted.
    2. Priority will next be given to children based on their exceptional medical or social needs or those of their parents.
    3. Priority will next be given to children living within the catchment area, who are siblings of pupils on roll at this school. 
    4. Priority will next be given to other children living within the catchment area, on roll at a named linked school.
    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 other children living outside the catchment area, on roll at a named 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. Priority will next be given to other children.
  • Open day information Autumn 2020
    Due to covid19 precautions, schools are not making the usual open day arrangements for this autumn. Parents should contact the school for information about visits or online resources to help in making secondary transfer preferences.

Term dates

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Spring term

Summer term

Non pupil days

Holidays / Bank holidays

Weekend

  • 2022 / 2023 Academic Year
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    • October 2022
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    • November 2022
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    • December 2022
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    • January 2023
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    • February 2023
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    • March 2023
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    • April 2023
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    • May 2023
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    • June 2023
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    • July 2023
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    • Count: 192

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