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  • Open Events September & October 2021

    Considering Chulmleigh College for September 2022 entry?
    We are offering a number of small group tours with our Executive Headteacher Michael Johnson, Deputy Executive Headteacher Neil Payne and SENDCO Laura Mackie. After school for those who may not be able to visit in working hours and morning tours for those who wish to visit during a normal school day.  Being able to see the school ‘in action’ provides an excellent window into what we offer here, and with the tours being led by our Senior Leadership Team in a small group environment, you will have ample opportunities to ask any questions you may have. 
    We are offering a wide range of dates for these tours, please click on the links below to book.
    After school tours: Morning tours:
    Year 6 Taster Morning Saturday 16th October 9am-12pm We are delighted to be able to offer prospective pupils the chance to attend a Taster Morning at the College, where they will experience a range of lessons and activities.


Chulmleigh College

Chulmleigh College, Chulmleigh, Devon, EX18 7AA

Religious Education

Religious Education is a statutory subject in England in secondary schools. Here at Chulmleigh, pupils follow this RE as a discrete subject from year seven through to year eleven. In years ten and eleven pupils have the option to complete a half GCSE in both years and the proportion of those achieving a C grade or above is very high.

It is important to note that this is a subject that deals with philosophical questions on life. This is not a guidance based course that seeks to promote a particular faith or way of thinking. Indeed, pupils are encouraged to critically assess everything they study and hear in an RE classroom at Chulmleigh. There are some facts in RE – these surround what people believe to be true, the fact is that they believe. However, what pupils and staff choose to believe is personal and often a private matter. It is hoped that by studying RE in this way pupils will leave school with the capacity to ask critical questions and moreover, make considered, rational and well informed decisions on matters of faith and morality.

Students have the option to take Religious and Citizenship Education at GCSE. The syllabus followed can be found here.