Information for new parents

Timings of the school day

The school day is from 0840 until 1330 and from 1415 until 1510. Students are expected to arrive at school punctually and will be considered late if not present at the start of registration.

        0840             Move to registration

        0845             Registration

        0905-1005   Period 1

       1005-1105    Period 2

       1105-1130    Break

       1130-1230    Period 3

       1230-1330    Period 4

       1330-1410    Lunch

       1415-1510    Period 5


If your child is absent, please contact our attendance officer on 01271 349010.


Emergency messages

If you need to contact your child urgently, please contact the School Office on 01271 374381.



If your child is taken ill during the day they will initially be assessed by our First Aider who will contact you. It is important that your contact details are up to date to enable us to get in touch with you on such occasions.



Please check bus timetables with Stagecoach for any alterations to routes and timings for the 903, 904 and 21A buses. You should have been notified of any other changes by the Devon Transport team.



Uniform is available to purchase from the Daws & Co. in Barnstaple.

Click here for more uniform guidance.


Dates for your Diary

Please refer to our News and Events section for upcoming school events.


A specialist language college

Pilton Community College, Chaddiford Lane, Barnstaple, Devon  EX31 1RB.  01271 374381  email: