Buckfastleigh Primary School data

Buckfastleigh Primary School is located in Buckfastleigh and falls under the local authority of Devon. This mixed-sex primary school has 152 pupils, with a capacity of 280, aged from four up to eleven, and the type of establishment is academy converter. The school has 15 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £34,882. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 15th September 2021 resulting in an requires improvement rating.

Buckfastleigh Primary School contact details

AddressBuckfastleigh Primary School
Bossell Road
TQ11 0DD
HeadteacherMr Eddie Brown

About Buckfastleigh Primary School

Phase of EducationPrimary
Type of EstablishmentAcademy converter
Admissions PolicyNot applicable
Statutory Low Age4
Statutory High Age11
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormNot applicable
Religious CharacterDoes not apply
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesHas Special Classes


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity280
Number of Pupils15254% capacity
Number of Boys8053%
Number of Girls7247%
Free School Meals (%)19.1%

Where is Buckfastleigh Primary School?

Street AddressBossell Road
PostcodeTQ11 0DD
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Buckfastleigh Primary School on a map

Buckfastleigh Primary School map (TQ11 0DD) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted Last Inspection15th September 2021
Ofsted RatingRequires improvement
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Buckfastleigh Primary School

Total Number of Teachers15
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)11.3
Total Number of Teaching Assistants28
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)16.7
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff3
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)2
Pupil:Teacher Ratio18.9
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£34,882

Buckfastleigh Primary School administrative data

Establishment NameBuckfastleigh Primary School
Establishment Number2409
Previous Establishment Number2409
Unique Reference Number136562
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
District CodeE07000045
WardAshburton & Buckfastleigh
Parliamentary ConstituencyCentral Devon
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Rural town and fringe
Middle Super Output AreaTeignbridge 017
Lower Super Output AreaTeignbridge 017E

Buckfastleigh Primary School history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date9th February 2022
Reason Establishment OpenedAcademy Converter
Open Date1st April 2011

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


Trust flagSupported by a multi-academy trust
School Sponsor flagLinked to a sponsor
School SponsorWestcountry Schools Trust


Federation flagNot applicable

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10033414
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Buckfastleigh Primary School geodata


Nearest schools to Buckfastleigh Primary School

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Buckfast
Buckfast Road, Buckfast, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0EA
Landscove Church of England Primary School
Landscove, Nr Ashburton, TQ13 7LY
Ashburton Primary School
Whistley Hill, Ashburton, Newton Abbot, TQ13 7DW
Sands School
48 East Street, Ashburton, Newton Abbot, TQ13 7AX
Not applicable4.4km
South Devon Steiner School
Hood Manor, Dartington, Totnes, TQ9 6AB
Not applicable4.5km
South Dartmoor Community College
Balland Lane, Ashburton, TQ13 7EW
Atrium Studio School
Balland Lane, Ashburton, TQ13 7EW
On Track Education - West Yarner
West Yarner, Dun Cross, Dartington, Totnes, TQ9 6DX
Not applicable5.7km
Dartington Church of England Academy
Shinners Bridge, Dartington, Totnes, TQ9 6JU
Bidwell Brook School
Shinner's Bridge, Dartington, Totnes, TQ9 6JU
Not applicable6km