Tor Bridge High

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Tor Bridge High
Address
Miller Way
Estover

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PL6 8UN

Coordinates 50°24′41″N4°05′57″W / 50.4113°N 4.0992°W / 50.4113; -4.0992 Coordinates: 50°24′41″N4°05′57″W / 50.4113°N 4.0992°W / 50.4113; -4.0992
Information
Type Academy
MottoStronger together, creating better futures.
Department for Education URN 137206 Tables
Ofsted Reports
PrincipalMr Graham Roser
Gender Mixed
Age11to 18
Enrolment1,181 as of February 2016
HousesFaraday, Austen, Tenzing and Cade
Colour(s)Teal, Blue, Red, Yellow
Website

Tor Bridge High (formerly Estover Community College) is a mixed secondary school and sixth form located in the Estover area of Plymouth in the English county of Devon. [1]

Previously a community school administered by Plymouth City Council, Tor Bridge High converted to academy status on 1 August 2011. The school is now part of the Tor Bridge Partnership which includes Plym Bridge Nursery, Tor Bridge Primary School and Cann Bridge School. [2] However Tor Bridge High continues to coordinate with Plymouth City Council for admissions.

Tor Bridge High offers GCSEs and BTECs as programmes of study for pupils, [3] while students in the sixth form have the option to study from a range of A-levels, OCR Nationals and further BTECs. Some courses are offered in conjunction with Lipson Co-operative Academy and Sir John Hunt Community Sports College. The school is also an associate partner college of Plymouth University.

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References

  1. "Welcome to Tor Bridge High". Torbridge.net. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  2. "Welcome to the Tor Bridge Partnership". Torbridge.net. Retrieved 31 May 2014.
  3. "Curriculum". Torbridge.net. Retrieved 31 May 2014.