Welcome to Shebbear College

Shebbear College is an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 3 to 18, located in rural North Devon, UK.

Our 85 acre rural campus is the perfect environment to learn and achieve academic success. With superb facilities, all of our pupils from Pre-School through to Sixth Form, have the opportunity to enjoy an abundance of sports and outdoor activities, as well as creative artsmusic and drama.

We aim to educate each pupil to achieve his or her potential through a balanced, flexible and challenging curriculum. As a result our pupils consistently out-perform national trends and develop a sense of self worth, enthusiasm for learning and optimism for the future.

A well-rounded education

Academic success mixed with excellent extra-curricular activities

Through a carefully balanced curriculum and an impressive variety of extra-curricular activities and challenges, our pupils are encouraged to achieve their potential.

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Our pupils enjoy a wealth of extra-curricular and enrichment activities.
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We have a strong sporting tradition with fixtures across the South West.
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The perfect environment for our musical pupils to learn and achieve.
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Creative Arts

Our pupils create incredible art and consistently high results each year.
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The excellent experience of boarding and the high level of care boarders receive strongly promotes their personal development and they show strong levels of confidence, self-reliance and integrity.ISI (Independent Schools Inspectorate)

Life at Shebbear

What makes Shebbear College so special?

Shebbear College provides a safe, supportive and nurturing environment where our pupils develop a sense of self worth which enables them to achieve their full potential.

What is life like for pupils at Shebbear College

Set in 85 acres of rural countryside, our pupils enjoy excellent learning facilities as well as superb opportunities for sports, technology, the arts, music, drama and a wealth of extra-curricular activities.

Is it all about academic success?

Our pupils consistently achieve academic successes and we are also proud that they leave Shebbear College as confident, caring and motivated young adults.

How can we get to know Shebbear College?

We warmly invite you to visit Shebbear College at any time that is convenient to you for a tour of the school and to meet the Headmaster, staff and pupils. If you like what you see we offer free taster days for day pupils and boarders to experience life at Shebbear.

Visit Us

We warmly invite you to visit Shebbear College at any time that suits you.

Alternatively, our next Open Week is the week commencing Monday 3rd October 2016. We recommend that you make an appointment to ensure you will meet the Headmaster. You will be given a tour of the school with the opportunity to speak to teachers and pupils. Refreshments will be available. Please call 01409 282001 or email registrar@shebbearcollege.co.uk to make an appointment.

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Shebbear College

Shebbear, Beaworthy,
Devon EX21 5HJ

Telephone: +44 (0)1409 282000

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On Thursday our boarders staying on site this half term enjoyed a great day out in Plymouth. Boarders went tobogganing and had a snow boarding lesson in the morning, followed by a buffet dinner at ... See more

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🏆 WELL DONE to our DofE team. Here they are receiving their awards on the top of Snowdon. 🏆

Spot the picture of Mr Deakes jumping 'Adam and Eve' on Tryfan yesterday!

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A few more from this mornings climb ⛰🏔🗻

Everyone looking in good spirits!

#DukeofEdinburgh #GoldAward #ShebbearCollege #teamwork

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Live from the mountain! Our team are currently climbing Crib Goch.
#DukeofEdinburgh #Goldaward #ShebbearCollege #teamwork

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What a beautiful morning to start out Half Term. Have a restful break and we look forward to seeing you all refreshed on Monday 31st October at 8.30am.

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Day 2: Our Gold Team for Duke of Edinburgh are all smiles!

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We have just received an update from our team doing their Gold Award for Duke of Edinburgh. Some incredible shots whilst the team head up the Carneddau. Well Done, keep going!

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Our Shebbear and St Petroc U11's came together this afternoon to play Mount Kelly at Rugby. Full report to follow in the next newsletter but here are a few action shots! A great game to watch, ... See more

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Lloydstsb are visiting us this morning to give an interactive presentation on Banking to some of our Senior School pupils. In this presentation, the pupils were learning about interview techniques. ... See more

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HAPPY 100th BIRTHDAY to our wonderful school song!

Still sung regularly in Chapel by the pupils, at every Speech Day and Old Shebbearian's reunion.

Here are the words if you'd like to sing it ... See more

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