Exmouth Community College
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Exmouth Community College is a specialist Maths and Computing academy in Exmouth, Devon, England. The college provides secondary education for 2,615 students aged 11 to 18, and courses for the community. The principal is Mr A K Alexander.
The college has specialist status in Maths and Computing and is equipped with 900 workstations many of which are in one of the 12 IT suites. Providing education for years 7 - 11 and further studies in sixth form.
The school has two sites, on Gipsy Lane and Green Close, connected by a bridge and pathway. The Green Close site is primarily for the 'lower school' (years 7 to 9) while the Gipsy Lane site caters for the 'upper school' (years 10 to 11) and sixth form (post-16). Both sites have undergone rapid development, with the Turner Building (1997) and Pauline Hitchings Building (2005) opening on the Green Close site and Judith Telfer Centre on the Gipsy Lane site (1997).
The school was previously known as Exmouth Grammar School.
It became a comprehensive in 1967. In the early 1970s it was the largest school in England, with 2470.
The school's most recent Ofsted inspection was in July 2013, and graded the college curriculum as 'outstanding' and the college as a whole as " Good". The PE Dept is graded "Outstanding" As well as offering the core curriculum with a choice between academic and vocational subjects, the college also offers an alternative curriculum, focusing entirely on workplace skills. The options available at Key Stage 4 are extensive.
The college achieved specialist status in Maths and ICT. For detailed information http://exmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk/information.html Information for parents and carers http://exmouthcollege.devon.sch.uk/CollegeGuide/collegeguide.html
Notable former pupils
- Alistair Brammer, actor
- Jonathan Glanfield, Olympic sailor and silver medalist
- Kevin Hill - professional footballer with Torquay Utd
- David Quantick, comedy writer and music magazine reviewer
- Wing Commander Nikki Thomas (1991-96), the first female Wing Commander in the RAF, and the first female commander of an RAF fast jet squadron
- Matthew Wood, professional cricketer with Nottinghamshire
Exmouth Grammar School
- Patricia Beer, poet
- Ian Dowell MBE, Editor from 1987-2001 of the Birmingham Evening Mail
- Squadron Leader Bill Langworthy AFC, pilot with the Red Arrows in 1966, and Red Pelicans from 1964-65
- Group Captain Bill Randle CBE AFC DFM FRAeS