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  • Okehampton College
    Mill Road
    EX20 1PW
  • Head: Mr D Brett
  • T 01837 650910
  • F 01837 650918
  • E admin@okehamptonc…
  • W www.okehampton…
  • A state school for boys and girls aged from 11 to 18.
  • Boarding: No
  • Local authority: Devon
  • Pupils: 1,409; sixth formers: 195
  • Religion: Non-denominational
  • Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
  • Ofsted:
    • Latest Overall effectiveness 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 15th January 2014
  • Previous Ofsted grade: Good on 26th February 2009
  • Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report

What says..

Okehampton College is seriously green. It is featured in Sustainia 100 as one of the world's 100 best energy projects...As well as the environmental benefits, the pioneering energy work produces savings for the school and gives pupils real working examples of energy efficiency, recycling, renewable energy and sustainability. Parents all agreed they were ‘very pleased with the quality of teaching’. One teacher even called the college a ‘career stopper,’ happily refusing promotions elsewhere to stay there. Wide range of ensemble activities...

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Daryll Chapman, executive principal since 2005 and since January 2018 CEO of the Dartmoor MAT, was originally from Kenilworth in Warwickshire and grew up in Derbyshire. Started his career playing professional football for Derby before training to become a PE teacher at a specialist college for physical education in Bedfordshire. After four years teaching at Cavendish School in Hemel Hempstead, he became head of PE at Misbourne School, Bucks, later becoming deputy head at a school in Aylesbury. Daryll joined Okehampton College in 2001 as vice principal, taking on the role of principal four years later.

Married with three children; his youngest recently joined OC. He’s looking forward to seeing the school through her eyes. His eldest daughter also went here so he knows how valuable this insight can be. No...

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Special Education Needs

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
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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