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Welcome to Okehampton College


Welcome to Okehampton College, where traditional values, contemporary aspirations and creative curiosity underpin our pursuit of excellence.

Visitors to the College often comment on the calmness and positive ethos of the College which is based on the excellent relationship between staff and students. We are a safe, caring community where students and staff can develop their full potential academically, professionally and personally.

Our green and sustainable agenda also factors highly in our thinking and planning. We made a commitment to support all of the schools within the Learning Community to reduce their energy bills and develop renewable energy systems. This work has received regional, national and international acclaim. We are very proud of this recognition and status.

The College has made remarkable progress in recent years. The reputation of the school in the South West grows from strength to strength. Our constant driver is the delivery of excellent teaching and learning across the school. We are always testing and pushing forward initiatives to help us be the best we can be as a school. It is a time of great change and we want our student to be well prepared for a happy and productive future.

We are always pleased to welcome visitors to our school to have a look around, please do not hesitate to contact us. Daryll Chapman - Principal
 

About us

Okehampton College will achieve the best possible standards for our students and our staff. We will continue to be a successful and high performing school. We will always strive to raise the aspirations of all of our students through working closely with the wider community.

Our Co-operative Values
- Self-help
Encouraging all within the organisation to help each other, by working together to gain mutual benefits. Helping people to help themselves.
- Self-responsibility
To take responsibility for, and answer to, our actions
- Democracy
To give our stakeholders a say in the way we run our school
- Equality
Equal rights and benefits according to their contribution
- Equity
Being fair and unbiased
- Solidarity
Supporting each other and those in other co-operatives

Our Ethical Values
Consistent with the values of the founders of the Co-operative Movement, we believe in the ethical values of:
- Openness
- Honesty
- Social responsibility
- Caring for others

Our principles are the way we put our values into action:
1. Voluntary and open membership
2. Democratic member control
3. Member economic participation
4. Autonomy and independence
5. Education, training and information
6. Co-operation amongst co-operatives
7. Concern for communities

How to apply

If you want to apply for courses, you will need to contact Okehampton College directly.

Last updated date: 15 August 2016

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