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Sherford Vale School

Sherford ValeSchool

Sherford ValeSchool

How to apply


Sherford Vale School is a newly opened primary school at the heart of the community of Sherford to the east of Plymouth. Sherford Vale is a free school and  is part of Westcountry Schools Trust. 

The published admission number for reception is 30 and there are 15 places available in all other year groups from September. Additional places will be made available at the school as the new community at Sherford grows.

Parents of children living in Devon (not Plymouth or Torbay) should apply to Devon County Council, likewise if the children live in Plymouth they should apply to Plymouth City Council.

Applications can be made now at anytime.  however, we would strongly encourage you to apply as soon as possible.  This will help us to ensure we have enough great teachers!

Devon County Council

Tel: 0345 155 1019

Plymouth City Council schooladmissions/applyschoolplace/ applyplaceyears16sherfordvaleprimaryschoolstartseptember2018

For further information, go to or contact us on email

Admission for Secondary education

If you have a child in secondary education, please apply to the Local Authority in which you live. There will be a secondary school built in Sherford in the next few years, however at the present time there are excellent local schools available. If you live in Sherford, you will be eligible for free transport to Ivybridge Community College. Sherford Vale School is a feeder school for Ivybridge Community College.

Sherford Vale School is part of the Westcountry Schools Trust