Bidwell Brook School (Dartington) data

Bidwell Brook School is located in Dartington, Totnes and falls under the local authority of Devon. This mixed-sex school has 138 pupils, with a capacity of 140, aged from three up to nineteen, and the type of establishment is foundation special school. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 10th October 2017 resulting in an good rating.

Bidwell Brook School contact details

AddressBidwell Brook School
Shinner's Bridge
Executive HeadteacherMrs Nikki Burroughs

About Bidwell Brook School

Phase of EducationNot applicable
Type of EstablishmentFoundation special school
Admissions PolicyNot applicable
Statutory Low Age3
Statutory High Age19
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormHas a sixth form
Religious CharacterDoes not apply
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesHas Special Classes


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity140
Number of Pupils13899% capacity
Number of Boys9267%
Number of Girls4633%
Free School Meals (%)40.5%

Where is Bidwell Brook School?

Street AddressShinner's Bridge
PostcodeTQ9 6JU
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Bidwell Brook School on a map

Bidwell Brook School map (TQ9 6JU) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted Last Inspection10th October 2017
Ofsted RatingGood
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Bidwell Brook School administrative data

Establishment NameBidwell Brook School
Establishment Number7044
Previous Establishment Number7044
Unique Reference Number113643
Local AuthorityDevon
Local Authority Code878
Previous Local AuthorityPre LGR (1998) Devon
Previous Local Authority Code911
Government Statistical Service Local Authority CodeE10000008
Government Office RegionSouth West
DistrictSouth Hams
District CodeE07000044
WardDartington & Staverton
Parliamentary ConstituencyTotnes
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Rural village
Middle Super Output AreaSouth Hams 006
Lower Super Output AreaSouth Hams 006C

Bidwell Brook School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date10th February 2022
Reason Establishment OpenedNot applicable
Reason Establishment ClosedNot applicable

Pupil Referral Unit

Teenage MothersNot applicable
Child Care FacilitiesNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Provision in Primary Care UnitNot applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Provides for Educational and Behavioural Difficulties (EBD)Not applicable
Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) Offers Tuition by Another ProviderNot applicable

Special Educational Needs

Section 41 ApprovedNot applicable
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Priority 1SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Priority 2PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty


Trust flagSupported by a trust
TrustSENtient Trust
School Sponsor flagNot applicable


Federation flagSupported by a federation
FederationLearn to Live Federation

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10014977
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Bidwell Brook School geodata


Nearest schools to Bidwell Brook School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Dartington Church of England Academy
Shinners Bridge, Dartington, Totnes, TQ9 6JU
River Dart Academy
Shinners Bridge, Dartington, TQ9 6JD
Not applicable282m
Lifeworks College
Lescaze, Shinners Bridge, Dartington, Totnes, TQ9 6JD
Not applicable338m
On Track Education - West Yarner
West Yarner, Dun Cross, Dartington, Totnes, TQ9 6DX
Not applicable1.1km
South Devon Steiner School
Hood Manor, Dartington, Totnes, TQ9 6AB
Not applicable1.5km
King Edward VI Community College
Ashburton Road, Totnes, TQ9 5JX
Park School
Park Park Road, Dartington Hall, Totnes, TQ9 6EQ
Not applicable1.7km
Totnes Progressive School
Windmill House, 21 Ashburton Road, Totnes, Totnes, TQ9 5JT
Not applicable2km
St Christophers School
Mount Barton, Staverton, Totnes, TQ9 6PF
Not applicable2.6km
The Grove School
The Grove, Totnes, TQ9 5ED