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Core Curriculum

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Opportunities at South Devon High School

Pupils at South Devon High School have the opportunity to:

  • Complete 9 GCSEs (10 awarded), including specialist technical qualifications
  • Personalise their study programme through a choice of GCSEs, technical qualifications and enrichment opportunities
  • Develop professional skills and knowledge in highly demanded sectors in the region
  • Study a curriculum designed to improve employability and career prospects
  • Fast track to a guaranteed place on a course at South Devon College at the age of 16, which may be a full-time technical course, A Levels or an apprenticeship

Your Future

Alongside the academic curriculum, pupils will be working on projects that will enhance their understanding of each specialist subject, as well as developing excellent employability skills in their chosen technical area.


Whether it is Further Education, sixth form and university, apprenticeships or getting a successful job, we will make sure that pupils can progress and achieve with us.

Careers Guidance

We offer nationally-recognised free impartial, advice and guidance to help pupils make the right decision about their future.

We have a dedicated Helpzone team of professional, qualified staff who can attend to pupils' needs and ensure they get the best possible experience.

At South Devon High School, we also work very closely with employers, so we understand what they look for when recruiting new staff.

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Be what you want to be with South Devon High School