Hele's School

at , Plymouth, PL7 4LT United Kingdom

Hele's School, formerly Plympton Grammar School, is a state secondary school and Sixth Form in the Plympton district of Plymouth, England, 6mi east of Plymouth city centre. Until 31 March 2011, Hele’s was a community school funded by the Local Education Authority (LEA), which is Plymouth City Council. From 1 April 2011, Hele's became an Academy, which among other things gives the school financial and educational independence. The school has a voluntary Combined Cadet Force with Navy, Army and RAF sections. Cadets in the CCF take part in the annual Ten Tors Challenge on Dartmoor.AdmissionsIn September 2000, the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) designated the school as a specialist Language College. The school has also been designated as a Mathematics and Computing College and has also taken on applied learning specialism.Academy statusIn June 2010, the government wrote to all schools that had been judged as 'outstanding' by Ofsted, inviting their Governing Bodies to consider converting to Academy status. The Governors of Hele's School consulted with parents and unanimously voted to apply to become an Academy, effective from 1 April 2011.


Hele's School

Plymouth PL7 4LT
United Kingdom
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