Great Torrington School was presented with the award for educational outcomes on Wednesday.

A North Devon school has been recognised as one of the best in the country for progressing students.

Great Torrington School were presented with an Educational Outcomes award by the Schools Students and Teachers Network (SSAT) on Wednesday.

The award is given to schools in the top 10 per-cent for progress between pupils leaving key stage two and completing their GCSEs.
Sue Williamson, chief executive of SSAT, said: “Great Torrington School is an outstanding school with a relentless focus on meeting the needs of all young people.

“The head teacher, Tracey Amos, has a clear vision of education and has a staff team that are committed to challenging students of all abilities to do their best.”