Newton Abbot College actively encourages prospective students and their parents, guardians or carers to view the College, both during organised daytime and evening open events and individual tours. College visits allow you to get a real sense of the environment and whether it is the right choice for your child and their individual needs.

Please contact us to arrange a tour of the College. Tours are available throughout the academic year at a time to suit you.

To veiw our open events, and to book, please click here

How to Apply to Newton Abbot College

All admission applications must be made through Devon County Council who also offer advice and support when making the decision for your child’s secondary education. After receiving notification of your allocated place from Devon County Council, the College will contact you directly with admissions forms, details of College Induction timetables and other useful information including sQuid payment set up and uniform requirements.

The College's Admission's Policy is available to view here.

Am I guaranteed a place?

The College cannot guarantee that all applications will be offered a place. We would strongly recommend putting Newton Abbot College as a first choice. If no spaces are available, the College operates a waiting list system.

In-Year Admissions

To find out if spaces are available for a given year group, please contact the College directly. All applications for in-year admissions must be made through Devon County Council. All prospective in-year admission students and their parents, guardians or carers will have a meeting to ensure that appropriate subject choices are made and transition can be completed smoothly.


If you live within the Newton Abbot College catchment area and are over three miles, by the shortest walking route, from the College, then you may be eligible for free transport from Devon County Council.

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