South Dartmoor Community College A GSG School
- South Dartmoor Community College
- Head: Mr Hugh Bellamy
- T 01364 652230
- F 01364 654069
- E enquiries@southda…tmoor.devon.sch.uk
- W www.southdartm…r.devon.sch.uk
- A mainstream state school for pupils aged from 11 to 18
- Boarding: No
- Local authority: Devon
- Pupils: 1600
- Religion: Non-denominational
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- Current Ofsted grade: Good on 14th November 2013
- Previous Ofsted grade: Outstanding on 27th May 2010
- Ofsted report: View the Ofsted report
What The Good Schools Guide says..
The hockey team was the first team from a state school ever to be the national indoor hockey champions in 2012, and the girls' cricket team has been a national finalist for the last two years. A recent sports academy dinner raised almost £3K and was hosted by veteran footballers Joey Jones and Mickey Thomas.
What the school says...
Converted to an academy 2011.
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2010, Hugh Bellamy; originally from Taunton, studied history and education at Homerton College, Cambridge. He spent the early part of his career as deputy head at a specialist dyslexic school before becoming special needs co-ordinator at schools in Somerset and Wiltshire. During this time he was also a course tutor for the RSA teacher training diploma. He went on to become deputy head at West Somerset Community College for six years, before taking on ‘missionary work’ at George Pindar Community College in Scarborough. In seven years the school went from ‘failing’ to being crowned ‘the most improved school in the country.’ Hugh is a firm believer in ‘building learning power’, a principle based around six key approaches to learning, and it is this tried and tested strategy that he has introduced at...
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