Tiverton High School

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Tiverton High School
Type Foundation school
Headteacher Mr Andrew Lovett
Location Bolham Road
Tiverton
Devon
EX16 6SQ
England Coordinates: 50°54′39″N 3°29′36″W / 50.91077°N 3.49320°W / 50.91077; -3.49320
Local authority Devon
DfE URN 113548 Tables
Ofsted Reports
Students 1500
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–16
Website www.tiverton.devon.sch.uk

Tiverton High School is a state secondary school located in the town of Tiverton, Devon, England. The school was previously a specialist visual arts college.[1]

The school is situated on the outskirts of Tiverton, and there is a close working relationship with the nearby Petroc (formerly East Devon College).

Andrew Lovett has been the headmaster of the school since 2004; that has around 1,300 pupils aged 11-16.[2]

Business partnerships[edit]

In 2001 the School won the 'Investors in Education Business Partnership' award.[3]

Computing[edit]

The 'School' was one of the last bastions of RISC OS computing in education. They used thin client technology to deliver Windows if needed.[4] However in 2007 the school closed the last of the RISC OS rooms whiched was replaced with Apple Macs which are also used in the Art and Design and Technology Department. Windows 7 is used throughout the rest of the school. They now have a total of four IT rooms with Apple Macs.

Theatre and art[edit]

The school musicals take place every two years, while other plays take place every year alongside the school's Art Presentations. Since 2003, the musicals have been, Return to the Forbidden Planet and Big Al. The plays since 2003 have included The Yarn, Strangers, The Children's Crusade from the National Youth Theatre, and a modern version of Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ofsted report, April 2004
  2. ^ "Tiverton High School", The Good Schools Guide, 2006
  3. ^ "Awards", Global Action Plan
  4. ^ "RISC OS in schools today", Chris Williams, Drobe, 13 February 2005

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