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Atlantic Academy.

Contact details

Address
Bucks Cross
Bideford
Devon
EX39 5DW see on map
Telephone
01237 431969
Headteacher
Mrs Lyndsey Slater
SENCO
Leighton Tellem

Location

School details
DfE number
878/4024
School type
School sector
Type of school
Free School
District
Age range
11-16
Trust details
This school is part of

Other schools in this trust

Admissions details
Contact
Liz Wedgewood
Number on roll
January 2020
184
January 2019
174
Places offered for admission in
September 2020
41
September 2019
37
Appeals for admission in
September 2020
September 2019
Published Admission Number
2021-22
60
2020-21
60

Document(s)

    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 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.

    3. Priority will next be given to children based on their exceptional medical or social needs or those of their parents.[1]

    4. Priority will next be given to children for whom Atlantic Academy is their closest school.

    5. Priority will next be given to children who are siblings of pupils on roll at this school.

    6. Other children.

     

    [1] To request this priority, the application must be accompanied by a completed Supplementary Information Form for Exceptional Need which will include evidence, from a medical specialist or social worker of the need and why the child must attend this school rather than any other, based on those needs. If evidence is not submitted to the with the application, exceptional need cannot be considered.

     
    1. Children in care and children who were previously in care but immediately after being in care became subject to an Adoption, Child Arrangement, or Special Guardianship Order.
    2. Children of staff who work within Launceston College MAT: -Where a member of staff has been employed by the MAT for two or more years at the time at which the application to the Academy is made; and/or -Where the member of staff is recruited to fill a vacant post for which there is a demonstrable skill shortage.
    3. Children for whom Atlantic Academy is their closest school. If there are more children wanting places than there are places available, criteria 4 and 5 below will be used to decide which of these children should have priority for admission.
    4. Children with an unequivocal professional recommendation from a doctor, school medical officer, educational psychologist or education welfare officer that non-placement at the school would not be in the best interest of the child. Such recommendations must be made in writing and must give full supporting reasons and will be reviewed by the admissions authority.
    5. Children with siblings who will still be attending the school at the time of their application.
    6. All other children, with the priority given to those closest to Atlantic Academy.
  • 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

Key:

Autumn term

Spring term

Summer term

Non pupil days

Holidays / Bank holidays

Weekend

  • 2020 / 2021 Academic Year
    • September 2020
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       123456
      78910111213
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      21222324252627
      282930 
    • October 2020
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      567891011
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      19202122232425
      262728293031 
    • November 2020
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       1
      2345678
      9101112131415
      16171819202122
      23242526272829
      30 
    • December 2020
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       123456
      78910111213
      14151617181920
      21222324252627
      28293031 
    • January 2021
      MTWTFSS
       123
      45678910
      11121314151617
      18192021222324
      25262728293031
    • February 2021
      MTWTFSS
      1234567
      891011121314
      15161718192021
      22232425262728
    • March 2021
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      1234567
      891011121314
      15161718192021
      22232425262728
      293031 
    • April 2021
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       1234
      567891011
      12131415161718
      19202122232425
      2627282930 
    • May 2021
      MTWTFSS
       12
      3456789
      10111213141516
      17181920212223
      24252627282930
      31 
    • June 2021
      MTWTFSS
       123456
      78910111213
      14151617181920
      21222324252627
      282930 
    • July 2021
      MTWTFSS
       1234
      567891011
      12131415161718
      19202122232425
      262728293031 
    • Count: 191

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