A very warm welcome to SMCC!

We are all very much looking forward to meeting you and welcoming you into our school community. Unfortunately we are going to need to do things a little differently this year.

Things you can do to prepare in readiness of joining SMCC

Parents/carers. Please complete our Parental consents agreement> in readiness for September.

Follow Mr Godwin on a virtual introductory tour of our school >

– Take a virtual tour to meet the students at SMCC >

– Meet the teachers >

Meet the Heads of House >

– Take a tour of the building >

Meet the A2L team>

Learn about the Library >

Students – complete your ‘One Page Profile’and either email it to skiff@smcc.devon.sch.uk, or post it to Mrs Kiff at the school address.

One Page Profile (WORD) >

One Page Profile (PDF) >

Parents – please download the School Gateway app/

or register online here

The School Gateway allows us to keep in touch with you. You can make payments, view reports and achievements as well as view and notify us of attendance. If you are having trouble registering on the Gateway please email jpreston@smcc.devon.sch.uk

Letters and information already sent home

End of term letter from Mr Lewis >

Yr6 Transition information Booklet >

Are you ready for Year 7 >

Welcome from Mr Lewis – April 2020>


  • Equipment List > (items your child will need in September)
  • Art Department info >
  • Uniform – our uniform is available from Daws, Barnstaple. see the side menu link for more details.
  • School Gateway (for making payments, student details, reporting absences and viewing academic progress). The app can also be downloaded from the App Store or Google.
  • ClassCharts (for monitoring Homework and Behaviours). Note an access code is required and will be provided in September.
  • All students will be issued a locker on joining SMCC so will need a padlock to secure it. Padlocks can be purchased via the School Gateway from 2nd July at a cost of £1.80 each.
  • Gumshields can also be purchased on the School Gateway for £1.50 each.

Most young people making the transfer from a smaller primary school to a larger secondary school have anxieties about the changes but also positive anticipations about the new opportunities.

Here are two reports from our current year 7’s about their feelings on the first day, written in their own words.

Harriet’s First Day of School ›
Yasmin’s First Day of School ›

To apply for a Year 7 place at SMCC  please contact Devon County Council admissions here