Stover School

Devon, United Kingdom

Location: Devon, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: All-through with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 3 - 18 years

About Stover School

Stover School is a mixed, all-through independent Church of England day and boarding school with sixth form, situated in Newton Abbot, Devon. There are approximately 369 pupis at the school, between the ages of 3-18.   

Stover School was established in 1932 and currently remains on its original site. Originally, Stover School was a day and boarding school for girls between the ages of 11-18, but boys were admitted in 2002 and in 2012, it became fully co-educational. A nursery was opened in 1994. The school is continuously expanding, and in 2014, an all-weather sports dome and sports pavilion were opened in the boys’ boarding house.    

Head of Stover Preparatory School   

David Burt   

Executive Head Teacher   

Richard Notman          

Values and vision   

Stover School wishes to celebrate, challenge and inspire pupils within a nurturing learning environment. The school wants students grow as confident, motivated individuals, who respect and care for those less fortunate than themselves. Stover School maintains a close partnership with the wider community and practices its Christian values throughout daily school life. 

Pupils at Stover School are high achievers and the school’s mathematics team has won regional awards, while a large number pupils have received prizes across competitions in music, sports and drama.    

Independent Schools Inspectorate   

“Pupils are well educated in line with the school’s aims, demonstrating good levels of knowledge, skills and understanding for their ability at all ages in their subjects and activities. They respond positively to their tailored approach of excellent teaching”.  

 View Stover School’s latest ISI report  

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Address: Stover, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6QG, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1626 354505