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  • 10 weeks to go...

    Here is our countdown for the next 10 weeks:

    1. New Parents Evening

    Parents and staff meet again this week in Clovelly to finalise the Home-School agreement.

    2. Staff and Student Inductions … more

  • Students, Smiles, and Sunshine

    It was a lovely morning. We were at the school (yes, bricks and mortar - it's really happening!). The sun was shining (yes, it does happen in North Devon!). The view was stunning. And the students … more

  • Funding Agreement Signed!

    "I am very pleased to confirm that the Secretary of State has agreed to enter into a funding agreement with Route 39 Academy Trust. I am very grateful to you and your colleagues for the great … more

  • The Parent Voice

    How parents make a school

    This evening is the first parent and student evening at Route 39. It is a landmark event for the Academy, not simply because it is the first meeting of the school as a … more

  • Jobs, Investment, Regeneration

    Fast food or Education?

    At Thursday's meeting, the same councillors who rejected temporary planning for our new school, approved a new McDonalds on the outskirts of Bideford.

    Route 39 Academy had … more

  • Why this school is SO important

    Choice, High Standards and Rural Investment

    Bringing Choice

    The headteacher of Holsworthy Community College says that his school, and others locally, are undersubscribed and that Route 39 Academy … more

  • Our school will open this September

    We have public support, the Planning Officer's recommendation of approval, the support of Devon County Council, and the full backing of the Department for Education, and so we were disappointed today … more

  • Welcome to Route 39 Academy, Higher Clovelly

    This is the view from Route 39 Academy, one of the most beautifully located schools in the whole of the United Kingdom. Perched upon the hilltop of Higher Clovelly, it commands a wide panorama … more

  • An inspiration for Route 39 Academy

    Changing Education

    This RSA Animate is taken from a speech given at the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) by Sir Ken Robinson. This film was watched … more

  • In 20 weeks..

    ....Route 39 Academy will open its doors for the first time. Lots has already been achieved and much is being accomplished to ensure we are on track for our September opening.

    Our … more