Vision Statement

GTS is on a journey to become a truly learning-centred school which strives to nurture the individual talents of all its learners.  Everything we do will be to achieve our core purpose, ‘to inspire confident learners who will have the skills, qualities and qualifications to thrive in our changing world’.  We will endeavour to deliver a personalised provision that challenges all our learners, which they will co-construct with talented staff.  We will develop a range of personal and learning skills that will enable them to think independently and enjoy their learning journey throughout their school career and beyond.

We will be a family of healthy, happy learners ‘where error is welcomed as a learning opportunity’ and where everyone ‘can feel safe to learn, re-learn, and explore knowledge and understanding’*.

Everyone should have their own Dreams; Believe in themselves and have someone who believes in them; and who Achieves qualifications …… and so much more.

GTS will be at the heart of the local community, helping to meet the diverse needs of our learners with the support of all our stakeholders, especially our parents.  We will ensure that learning and teaching is informed by our own best practice, and we will be able to take innovative risks with confidence.

* Hattie, J. (2009) Visible Learning, London Routledge

SEND Local Offer

We are committed to ensuring that all children and young people have a good start in life. Some children and young people have special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) and these differing needs mean varied levels of support may be required at different times.

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Latest News

Ski Trip - Update

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Posted on: 29/11/2016

Inspection of Great Torrington School by Ofsted

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Posted on: 28/11/2016

Devon Ability Games continue to Inspire

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Posted on: 24/11/2016

Year 9 Engineering pupils one step closer to F1 in school's dream

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Posted on: 23/11/2016


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Latest Events

Wednesday - 7th December 2016

Deadline for purchasing Christmas Dinner tickets.

Please order via ParentMail or the Finance Office in school.

Posted on: 07/12/2016

Friday - 9th December 2016

Year 8 & Year 9 Deadline for The Big Bang Trip

For more information please visit the November 2016 Letters page.

Posted on: 09/12/2016

Monday - 12th December 2016

Year 11 Parents Evening - 4pm - 6.30pm

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Posted on: 12/12/2016


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