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The Blundell's Impact

Blundell's (consisting of the Prep and the Senior School) makes an important contribution to the well being of the local and national economy. Our contribution has been estimated using the modelling tool created for the Independent Schools Council by Oxford Economics.

GDP Contribution £29.0m

This is the contribution to UK GDP made by Blundell's. It is made up of the amounts generated by net Fees, our supply chain (many of them within Tiverton and the wider Devon region) and the spending of our staff and suppliers.

Local Impact £16.9m

This is the contribution to GDP of Mid Devon made by Blundell's. It is made up of the amounts generated by net Fees, our supply chain (many of them within Tiverton and the wider Devon region) and the spending of our staff and suppliers.

UK Tax Paid £8.4m

This includes the amount of salary taxes, rates and fuel paid by the school, plus those taxes paid by the staff and suppliers (including VAT) based on school and employee spending.

£5.2m savings to the UK taxpayer in school places

The total savings generated for the UK taxpayer, as a result of attendance at Blundell’s by 756 pupils who would otherwise take up a free UK state school place.

£5.1m savings to the UK taxpayer in school places

The total savings generated for the UK taxpayer, as a result of attendance at Blundell’s by 742 pupils who would otherwise take up a free UK state school place.

Impact on local and UK employment

393
The number of Teacher and Support staff employed directly at Blundell’s. Almost all of whom live within 10 miles of the school.

467
The total number of jobs both at the school and supported locally by Blundell’s economic activity.

687
The total number of jobs supported nationally by Blundell’s direct employment, by the school supply chain and but the economic activity of our staff and suppliers.

£858,000 means tested support

As a result of our bursary program 86 individual Pupils who would not otherwise be able to attend Blundell’s received Means Tested Bursaries against their Fees.

For more information on how Blundell's impacts the economy, society and the environment please read the report below.

Latest News

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Parent Seminar Series

We are delighted to be offering a programme of Parent Seminars.

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U11 Hockey team reach England finals

We are hugely proud of our U11 boys who were crowned Devon Champions in January.

We wish them the very best of luck for the West of England finals in February.

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Carol Service at Exeter Cathedral

The Carol Service in Exeter Cathedral has consistently been a highlight on the school calendar, and this year proved to be no exception.

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Blundell's Prep Shortlisted for Tes Schools Awards 2023

Blundell's Prep Shortlisted for Tes Schools Awards 2023

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Netball Success!

Congratulations to our Prep teams who have had a fantastic season on the Netball courts.

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Outdoor learning programme recognised in The Week Magazine

Outdoor learning programme recognised in The Week Magazine

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The Educational Quality inspection reports Blundell's Prep as EXCELLENT

The Educational Quality inspection reports on the quality of the school’s work. It focuses on the two key outcomes: - The achievement of the pupils, including their academic development, and - The personal development of the pupils. In both, the school was graded as EXCELLENT, the highest grade that may be awarded.

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Community Links

Blundell’s provide support to local community

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Sensory Storytime

Our Head of Pre-Prep, Mrs Clifford, hosts a sell out community event at Tiverton Library

Prep School News