South Dartmoor Community College (Ashburton) data

South Dartmoor Community College is located in Ashburton and falls under the local authority of Devon. This mixed-sex secondary school has 873 pupils, with a capacity of 1,708, aged from eleven up to eighteen, and the type of establishment is academy converter. The school has 122 teachers with each teacher on average earning the full-time equivalent of £38,434. The most recend Ofsted inspection was 8th March 2018 resulting in an requires improvement rating.

South Dartmoor Community College contact details

AddressSouth Dartmoor Community College
Balland Lane
TQ13 7EW
HeadteacherMrs Jenny Veal

About South Dartmoor Community College

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 ClassesHas Special Classes


Census Date21st January 2021
School Capacity1,708
Number of Pupils87351% capacity
Number of Boys46453%
Number of Girls40947%
Free School Meals (%)18.1%

Where is South Dartmoor Community College?

Street AddressBalland Lane
PostcodeTQ13 7EW
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South Dartmoor Community College on a map

South Dartmoor Community College map (TQ13 7EW) - OS VectorMap District (Ordnance Survey)

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Ofsted RegionSouth West

South Dartmoor Community College Ofsted Report

This table compares the South Dartmoor Community College Ofsted reports from 7th March 2018 (10043559) and 13th November 2013 (ITS412059).

Inspection number10043559ITS412059
Inspection typeS5 Inspection
Inspection type groupingS5 Inspection
Event type groupingSchools - S5
Inspection start date7th March 201813th November 2013
Inspection end date8th March 201814th November 2013
Publication date16th April 20185th December 2013
Overall effectiveness
Requires Improvement
Effectiveness of leadership and management
Requires Improvement
Early years provision (where applicable)
No Judgement
No Judgement
Ofsted Last Inspection8th March 2018
Ofsted RatingRequires improvement
Ofsted Special MeasuresNot applicable

Teachers at South Dartmoor Community College

Total Number of Teachers122
Total Number of Teachers (Full-Time Equivalent)109
Total Number of Teaching Assistants28
Total Number of Teaching Assistants (Full-Time Equivalent)17.9
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff54
Total Number of Non Classroom-based School Support Staff (Full-Time Equivalent)45.6
Pupil:Teacher Ratio13.3
Mean Gross Full-Time Equivalent Salary of All Teachers£38,434

South Dartmoor Community College administrative data

Establishment NameSouth Dartmoor Community College
Establishment Number4108
Previous Establishment Number4108
Unique Reference Number136569
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 017A

South Dartmoor Community College history

Establishment StatusOpen
Last Changed Date4th 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
Special Educational Needs (SEN) Priority 1ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder


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 Number10033268
Further Education TypeNot applicable

South Dartmoor Community College geodata


Nearest schools to South Dartmoor Community College

SchoolPhase of EducationDistance
Atrium Studio School
Balland Lane, Ashburton, TQ13 7EW
Sands School
48 East Street, Ashburton, Newton Abbot, TQ13 7AX
Not applicable1km
Ashburton Primary School
Whistley Hill, Ashburton, Newton Abbot, TQ13 7DW
St Mary's Catholic Primary School, Buckfast
Buckfast Road, Buckfast, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0EA
Landscove Church of England Primary School
Landscove, Nr Ashburton, TQ13 7LY
Buckfastleigh Primary School
Bossell Road, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0DD
Ilsington Church of England Primary School
Ilsington, Newton Abbot, TQ13 9RE
Blackpool Church of England Primary School
Liverton, Newton Abbot, TQ12 6JB
Broadhempston Village Primary School
Broadhempston, Totnes, TQ9 6BL
Denbury Primary School
West Street, Denbury, Newton Abbot, TQ12 6DP