Honiton Community College

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Honiton Community College
Established 1938
Type Academy
Principal Glenn Smith
Location School Lane
Coordinates: 50°48′06″N 3°11′27″W / 50.8016°N 3.19081°W / 50.8016; -3.19081
DfE number 878/4004
DfE URN 136912 Tables
Ofsted Reports Pre-academy reports
Students 1050
Gender Coeducational
Ages 11–18
Colours Blue & Yellow
Website www.honitoncollege.devon.sch.uk

Honiton Community College is a comprehensive academy school located in Honiton, Devon, England. It was originally established as Honiton Secondary School in 1938. The college educates around 1,050 students, of whom 125 are in the sixth form.


Specialist status in science was awarded in 2005.[1]

In September 2009, Glenn Smith took over as principal when Norman Tyson retired after 16 years at the school.

In the February 2010 inspection, Ofsted rated the overall effectiveness of the school as good; point two on a four-point scale. The sixth form was also rated as good. The inspectors said "Honiton Community College is a 'good' school. It is also improving rapidly with areas of outstanding qualities."

In September 2010, the school launched its own radio station, which is broadcast via a low-powered local FM transmitter.

In 2013 the percentage of children achieving 5+ A*-C GCSEs (or equivalent) including English and maths GCSEs was 45%[2]

In 2014 Ofsted rated the school as requiring improvement in all areas,[3] apart from Behaviour and Safety of Pupils, which was rated as good.


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