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  • Kingsbridge Community College
    Balkwill Road
    Kingsbridge
    Devon
    TQ7 1PL
  • Head: Mr Pope
  • T 01548 852641
  • F 01548 854277
  • E admin@kingsbridgecollege.org.uk
  • W www.kingsbridg…college.org.uk
  • A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Devon
  • Pupils: 1383
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness Outstanding 1
      • 16-19 study programmes Outstanding 1
      • Outcomes for children and learners Outstanding 1
      • Quality of teaching, learning and assessment Outstanding 1
      • Effectiveness of leadership and management Outstanding 1
    • 1 Full inspection 13th February 2008
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

A new project, the Learning Café for year 11 students, has been a huge success at KCC. The staff here obviously know that the way to a teenager’s heart is through their stomach. So in exchange for some decent grub, pupils turned up regularly, and in their droves, for their revision classes. KCC works on traditional values like respect and good behaviour, but provides cutting edge opportunities – not just equipment, but also their approach to…

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What the school says...

Converted to an academy 2011.

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2015 Good Schools Guide Awards

  • Best performance by Girls taking Office Technology at an English Comprehensive School (GCSE)

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Principal

Since 1998, Roger Pope, originally from Bristol, studied English at Cambridge. After teaching in Oxfordshire, he spent four years in Hong Kong, then headed home to be head of English at a school in Somerset. Last stop before Kingsbridge Community College (KCC) was a deputy head role at John Bentley School, Wiltshire.

Married with three children, all former KCC pupils, two are now at Oxford and the other is at King's College. Roger is a very happy customer of the school, he says proudly. One of the key words at KCC is ‘calm’ and Roger himself seems exactly that, calm. ‘He is empathetic and approachable for students and parents and at the same time maintains discipline and standards,’ one parent told us. Another added, ‘The head teacher is superb, very highly...

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Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder
Aspergers
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
Not Applicable
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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