Inspiring Excellence

‘a GOOD school with Outstanding features’


Welcome to the Coombeshead Academy Admissions information page. Please look at our news page for details of our open evenings for prospective Parents, Carers and Students. Our full policy, with details of our admissions criteria, can be downloaded from further down the page. A brief summary of the application procedure follows, for Sixth Form, Year 7 and In Year admissions.

Coombeshead Academy is a member of the Templer Academy Schools Trust.

The members of the Trust are:

  • Christow Primary School
  • Coombeshead Academy
  • Rydon Primary School
  • Teign School

As an academy, the Trust is the admission authority and has responsibility for setting these admission arrangements and for making decisions regarding admissions applications.

This policy details the admission arrangements for our school and should be read in conjunction with the Primary and In-Year Co-ordinated Admissions Schemes and other agreed policies of Devon County Council, the Local Authority (LA). All policies and procedures seek to comply with the requirements of the School Admissions Code 2012, the School Admissions Appeals Code 2012 and other relevant legislation.

Some admissions functions will be delivered by the School Admissions Team of Devon County Council or other agent under a traded service agreement.