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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.

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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Boys' Hockey Season

A busy hockey season saw our boys’ teams playing a record 101 fixtures!

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Blundell's at Rosslyn Park

For the first time, Blundell's took the maximum number of teams to Rosslyn Park, three girls and four boys’ teams.

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Musicians reach National Final

Congratulations to our sixth form group, who have qualified for the national final.

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U18 Girls Rugby Triumph

Our U18's were crowned winners at Millfield 7's tournament.

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Around the World in 80 Minutes

The “Around the World in 80 Minutes” Spring Concert was an event of extraordinary scope and execution, so grand that to say it took the audience on a whirlwind global tour would be an understatement.

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Oxford University success for Freya!

Congratulations Freya!

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1st XV Semi Final Success

Semi Final Success for Blundell's 1st XV!

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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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Provisional Choral Scholarships from Somerville College, Oxford

A huge congratulations to Jack and Finn for receiving provisional Choral Scholarship from Somerville College, Oxford.

Senior School News