- Marine Academy Primary, Plymouth
- Plymouth School of Creative Arts (all-thorough), Plymouth
- Route 39 Secondary Academy, Devon
- Sparkwell All Saints Primary, Devon
- Steiner Academy (all-through), Exeter
They are schools that are paid for by the tax payer but not under the control of the local authority, they are run by parents and teachers.
Two University Training Colleges (UTC) will also open in September, including the Devon Health Studio School in Torbay, and Plymouth UTC.
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