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Ivybridge Community College is a state-funded secondary school in Ivybridge, Devon, England. It is the second-largest secondary school in Devon. Since 2010, Rob Haring has been the principal. It is on the southern slopes of Dartmoor, taking students from the surrounding 100 square miles (260 km2) of the South Hams, from 14 contributory primary schools. It is large by English standards, with over 2,200 pupils, few of whom are from ethnic minorities and 14% of whom are registered special educational needs pupils. The school has a partnership with Yothinburana School in Bangkok, Thailand.HistoryIt was awarded a sports specialism in 1997, a specialism in science in 2004 and a third specialism in languages in 2005 In December 2009, Geoffrey Rees CBE retired as Principal of Ivybridge Community College after holding the position for 22 years. The new principal, Rob Haring, moved from Hanley Castle High School, a specialist language college in Worcestershire, to assume office at the start of 2010. The school introduced blazers to the uniform and new PE kits at the start of the 2010/11 academic year. In June 2010, it was announced that it had applied to become an academy, independent from Devon County Council's control and funded directly from the state. This took effect in November 2010.