Coombeshead Academy (Newton Abbot) data

Coombeshead Academy is located in Newton Abbot and falls under the local authority of Devon. This mixed-sex secondary school has 1,007 pupils, with a capacity of 1,440, aged from eleven up to eighteen, and the type of establishment is academy converter. The school has 78 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £38,907. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 14th March 2019 resulting in an requires improvement rating.

Coombeshead Academy contact details

AddressCoombeshead Academy
Coombeshead Road
Newton Abbot
TQ12 1PT
Head of SchoolMr Robert Coles

About Coombeshead Academy

Phase of EducationSecondary
Type of EstablishmentAcademy converter
Admissions PolicyNon-selective
Statutory Low Age11
Statutory High Age18
BoardersNo boarders
Official Sixth FormHas a sixth form
Religious CharacterNone
DioceseNot applicable
Special ClassesNo Special Classes


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity1,440
Number of Pupils1,00770% capacity
Number of Boys49149%
Number of Girls51651%
Free School Meals (%)19.3%

Where is Coombeshead Academy?

Street AddressCoombeshead Road
TownNewton Abbot
PostcodeTQ12 1PT
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Coombeshead Academy on a map

Coombeshead Academy map (TQ12 1PT) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted RegionSouth West

Coombeshead Academy Ofsted Report

This table compares the Coombeshead Academy Ofsted reports from 13th March 2019 (10049151) and 21st April 2015 (ITS454219).

Inspection number10049151ITS454219
Inspection typeS5 Inspection
Inspection type groupingS5 Inspection
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date13th March 201921st April 2015
Inspection end date14th March 201922nd April 2015
Publication date2nd April 201914th May 2015
Overall effectiveness
Requires Improvement
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Requires Improvement
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection14th March 2019
Ofsted RatingRequires improvement
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at Coombeshead Academy

Total Number of Teachers78
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)68.9
Total Number of Teaching Assistants24
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)16.9
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff34
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)29.2
Pupil:Teacher Ratio13.7
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£38,907

Coombeshead Academy administrative data

Establishment NameCoombeshead Academy
Establishment Number4112
Previous Establishment Number4112
Unique Reference Number137176
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
Parliamentary ConstituencyNewton Abbot
Urban/Rural Description(England/Wales) Urban city and town
Middle Super Output AreaTeignbridge 012
Lower Super Output AreaTeignbridge 012C

Coombeshead Academy history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date18th January 2022
Reason Establishment OpenedAcademy Converter
Open Date1st August 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 SponsorEducation South West


Federation flagNot applicable

Further Education/Higher Education

UK Provider Reference Number10034533
Further Education TypeNot applicable

Coombeshead Academy geodata


Nearest schools to Coombeshead Academy

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
St Joseph's Catholic Primary School
Coombeshead Road, Highweek, Newton Abbot, TQ12 1PT
School for Inspiring Talents
College House, Ashburton Road, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 1NH
Not applicable361m
Newton Abbot College
Old Exeter Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2NF
Highweek Community Primary and Nursery School
Coronation Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 1TX
Wolborough Church of England (Aided) Nursery and Primary School
Union Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2JX
South Devon UTC
Kingsteignton Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2QA
Bradley Barton Primary School and Nursery Unit
Ogwell Mill Road, Bradley Barton, Newton Abbot, TQ12 1PR
Bearnes Voluntary Primary School
Queen Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2AU
All Saints Marsh CofE Academy
Osborne Street, Newton Abbot, TQ12 2DJ
Canada Hill Community Primary School
Abbotsridge Drive, East Ogwell, Newton Abbot, TQ12 6YS