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Ivybridge Community College

Welcome to Ivybridge Community College.
It is a privilege to be the Principal of Ivybridge Community College and to be given the opportunity to share my passion and enthusiasm for education in a high performing school. Students, staff and governors at Ivybridge Community College are driven by the commitment to providing an excellent education for all students from 11 to 18 years old. Students and staff at Ivybridge thrive because everyone matters and each individual is celebrated for all their gifts and talents. Inherent in everything we do is a culture of high expectation and aspiration. I am passionate about our children benefitting from a blend of education which creates a climate for them to succeed.
Our website provides a glimpse of how we look to deliver enjoyable and meaningful learning opportunities and shares our many successes at local, regional and national level across a range of curriculum and sporting excellence. Please do arrange a visit to us in person, browse the website and see why joining us on Ivybridge’s learning journey is so fulfilling and worthwhile.
Rachel Hutchinson
Ivybridge Community College

About our school experience


Teach South West Taste of Teaching

An insight into pedagogy, lives of learners and getting into the classroom.

If you are a graduate looking to train or an experienced professional looking for a change of career our Taster Day can provide you with all the information that you might need to help you make your future teaching career decisions. We offer the following courses and look forward to welcoming you to give you an insight into your next steps: English, Maths, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, History, French, Spanish, PE and RE.

You will receive useful advice and guidance about the various avenues into teaching. We will do some Teaching and Learning type activities and get you into the classroom!

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to get in touch.

'A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step!' (Lao Tzu)

Start and finish times
8.30am to 11.45am
Dress code

Business dress, Cover up tattoos, Remove piercings

No Denim, Jeans, Short Skirts or Trainers

Teacher training

School Direct Lead

Find out more about our teacher training

Links to more information about our school

Entry requirements

You must:

    • Must be applying to or have applied to our, or a partner school's, teacher training course
    • Must have a degree
    • Photo identification: Passport or driving licence
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

Placement dates

There are no upcoming dates


Harford Road, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 0JA
Map showing Ivybridge Community College

Yes - on site parking provided

Park near Main Millennium Reception

Harford Road, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 0JA
School phases
Secondary (11 to 16), 16 to 18
DBS check required

No, candidates will be accompanied at all times.

  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • English
  • French
  • History
  • Maths
  • Physical education
  • Physics
  • Religious education
  • Spanish