Braunton Academy

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Braunton Academy
Braunton Academy1.jpg
Motto Aspire and Achieve
Type Academy
Principal Mr M. Cammack
Location Barton Lane
EX33 2BP
Coordinates: 51°06′10″N 4°09′23″W / 51.10272°N 4.15625°W / 51.10272; -4.15625
DfE number 878/4053
DfE URN 138041 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Capacity 750
Students 655
Gender Mixed
Ages 11–16
Houses Putsbough, Croyde, Saunton & Woolacombe
Colours Green, Yellow, Red & Blue

Braunton Academy (formerly Braunton School and Community College) is a coeducational secondary school with academy status in Braunton, North Devon, England. The school specialises in mathematics and computing. Braunton Academy has had its International School status renewed and has growing learning links with many countries across the globe. The Academy has met the Investors in People silver quality standard. In 2013 it achieved the Happiness and well Being award

The school first opened in 1937 with 140 pupils, and now has around 660 pupils aged 11 to 16. Most of the school's pupils progress to further study at Petroc College and The Ilfracombe Academy.

The school has a wide range of high specification sports facilities, which include four tennis courts, climbing wall, dance studio, access to Tweedies Field and the North Devon Athletics Track. A new multi-usage games area was opened in 2014 supported by Fullabrook and is used by the school as well as being accessible to local primary schools and to other sports clubs.

The Academy is reducing its carbon footprint by installing in July 2014 a 34 kilowatt array of solar panels on the roof of the Isaac Hall and the Drama Hall.

Braunton Academy has secured £750,000 from the government to build a new library, reception and supported study centre which is scheduled to open in Spring 2015.


  • 1992-1997: Mr Hunkin
  • 1997-1999: Mr Roff (acting)
  • 1999-2001: Mr Scutt
  • 2002-2006: Mr V.Game
  • 2006-2014: David Sharratt
  • From Sept 2014: Mr Cammack

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