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Be what you want to be with South Devon High School


Open Evenings and Information Evenings

  • Thursday 26th January 2017, 5pm - 8pm
  • Wednesday 8th February 2017 6pm - 7pm
  • Wednesday 15th March 2017, 5pm - 8pm
  • Wednesday 17th May 2017, 5pm - 8pm

Our open evenings are the ideal chance to find out more about South Devon High School. Parents and pupils are welcome to attend. People are advised to register their place closer to the time - please keep an eye on our website. Staff will be available to answer any questions you may have, including discussing subject option choices to find out the right subjects for you. 

Visit to find out more about us and meet Matt Burrows, Head of School. Visit www.southdevon.ac.uk to register.

Assessment Days

At South Devon College, TQ4 7EJ 

Saturday 2nd July 2016, 9am - 11.30am
Saturday 25th March 2017, 9am - 11.30am

All applicants are required to complete a cognitive abilities assessment on this day. The result of the assessment will determine a place at South Devon High School in the event of over subscription. Pupils are required to exceed the minimum threshold score. 

Taster Days

At South Devon College, TQ4 7EJ 

Saturday 25th June 2016, 9am - 12pm
Saturday 8th July 2017, 9am - 12pm

All pupils wishing to attend South Devon High School will be required to attend a taster day. This is an opportunity to experience South Devon High School, including the pupils' chosen technical qualifications. The day will include an introduction to the course team, curriculum based activities and refreshments. 

Meeting with the Head/Deputy Head of School

Wednesdays between 4pm and 6pm at South Devon College, TQ4 7EJ

Applicants are encouraged to meet Matt Burrows, Head of South Devon High School, or Jamie Cree, Deputy Head of South Devon High School, to discuss the curriculum and how this fits with their own aspirations. Applicants will be encouraged to discuss their interest in the chosen technical qualifications, for example discussing career goals, current studies, hobbies, and applicants should show an enthusiasm for study and aspiration to achieve higher grades. Matt will also be able to answer any questions you may have. Each appointment lasts approximately 20 minutes.

Appointments can be made outside these times at your convenience. Please contact us on 01803 540332 to book your one-to-one appointment.


I want to be ...

Be what you want to be with South Devon High School