Callington Community College

Cornwall, United Kingdom

Location: Cornwall, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About Callington Community College

Callington Community College is a mixed, non-selective, non-denominational secondary school with sixth form in Cornwall serving students from the age of 11-18. The secondary school, situated in Callington has approximately 1,402 students on record.

Callington Community College was established in the 1910’s. In 1971, the secondary school merged with Callington Grammar School and Delaware Secondary Modern School to form Callington Comprehensive School, changing name to Callington Community College in 2000. In 2001, it converted to academy status. 


Kathy Hocking

Values and vision

Callington Community College’s vision is for all students to feel supported during their education and to succeed in all that they do as an individual, partner, team member and active member of society. The secondary school works to teach students an extensive range of skills from a broad and varied curriculum, wanting every child to achieve their full potential in a supportive learning environment. The British Values of 'democracy, rule of law, individual liberty, mutual respect and tolerance and acceptance of those with different culture and beliefs’ are promoted during daily school life. Students are encouraged to get involved in the school’s wide range of extra-curricular activities to expand their skills and interests outside the classroom, ranging from language classes to dance club. Callington Community College holds a Sports College Status and Music College Status.


“Students conduct themselves well around the college. They are usually pleasant and polite. The college is  a calm place at break and lunch times. Students take good care of their college and its environment.”

View Callington Community College’s latest Ofsted report


Address: Launceston Road, Callington, Cornwall, PL17 7DR, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1579 383292