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Bideford College
Abbotsham Road, EX39 3AR, UK Bideford
+44 (0)1237 477611

The Devon Local Education Authority maintains Bideford College. The College offers day comprehensive education for students' aged 11-18 and a range of educational and recreational activities for young people, adults and the local community.

The College accepts students from the full ability range. The catchment area covers the town of Bideford, the nearby villages of Northam, Appledore and Westward Ho! and a large rural area stretching from Hartland in the West to slightly beyond Instow in the East.

The College occupies two sites in Abbotsham Road and Geneva Place. These are sufficiently close to allow the College to be organised as one campus. Bideford College has facilities for all specialist subjects.
The main buildings are in
Abbotsham Road where there are facilities for Science, Creative Arts, Technology, PE, Theatre Studies, Music and general teaching rooms for English, History, Geography, RE, Mathematics and Learning Support.
Geneva Place building includes a suite of language rooms, library facilities, our post 16 centre and a careers centre. On both sites there are computer rooms.
The Canteen is on the Abbotsham Road site. We also have Moreton Park for off-site Sports and PE activities.

In September 1997 the Hearing Support Centre was completed, giving the College high quality rooms and resources for hearing-impaired students. In 2000, the new Art/Science building opened; science labs have also been refurbished. In September 2003, a new Music Room opened and the LEA is working with Governors to plan for the regeneration of the main campus over the next decade.


Bideford College - Vision Statement
Bideford College
Bideford College - where progress comes through learning.

Our aim is to motivate, challenge, support and enable all our students to achieve their potential and to take their place in society.

This includes:

· Life and career aspirations
· Qualifications
· Personal skills, qualities and interests
· Being good citizens


We run a good range of academic and vocational courses and encourage students to volunteer to stay on into the Sixth Form. Admission to the Sixth Form is dependent on previous academic records showing good attendance and behaviour and a positive attitude to work. Our Sixth Formers go on to a full range of universities, further education and employment opportunities. The Head of Sixth Form would very much like to hear from students wishing to join the Sixth Form.


We understand that transfer from primary to secondary education or moving school after the age of 11 can, for some students, be quite a daunting change. To help those transferring from Primary school we liaise closely throughout the year with our partner primary colleagues. Staff from both phases of education meet to discuss curricular developments and visit each other's schools to teach different lessons and to look at the work students are doing.

We recognise that choosing a school for your child is an extremely important decision. For those who have students transferring from local Primary schools, we hold Open Days during the autumn term so that you can see the College at work and have an opportunity to meet College staff. We also host family evenings where you and your children have the chance to talk less formally with senior members of staff.
In the summer term Year 6 students spend time in College, finding their way around the site, meeting staff and other students and participating in lessons. In this way, we ensure that students join us in September ready to work and fully participate in college life.

Year 6 to 7 Transfer
Transfer procedures are set up with our contributory Primary schools and commence in the September prior to students' admission to the College. For students outside of the area, parents should initially contact the Local Education Authority.

Years 7 to 11
After contacting the College a prospectus will be provided. Parents will then be given the opportunity to look around the College and meet the Assistant Principal responsible for the relevant year group. At this time a Form of Application for Admission will be completed.

The Assistant Principal will contact the previous school and inform parents within 5 working days whether or not a place is to be offered. Arrangements will be made for students to start as soon as possible, once appropriate groups and/or option choices have been determined.

If spaces are not available, parents will be given information about how to appeal and will also have the opportunity to have their child included on a waiting list for that year group. The admission limit and actual subscription as at September 2003 are detailed below:

. Year 7 Year 8 Year 9 Year 10 Year 11
Actual 327 273 302 237 337
Limit 360 360 360 330 360

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