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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🌟🎵Our Winter Concert last night was a great success, showcasing wonderful performances by our very talented musicians and singers. Thank you to everyone who attended and showed their support for the event.🎵🌟

🎉🎉🎈Happy Birthday to our very own Jackie Gaden. She is 60 today and has been working at a Shebbear College for over 20 years! We hope you have a great day! 🎉🎉🎈

🎶🎶 Winter Concert 🎶🎶 Rehearsals are taking place throughout the day today in preparation for our Winter Concert this evening which promises to be a wonderful event. See you there!

Our improvement programme across campus continues with our new ICT suite on the upper floor of Beckly Wing. Over the last few months walls have been removed to create a much bigger and brighter space and the technical infrastructure installed. We are now in the final stages of refurbishment with the finished facility due to be unveiled in the near future. #technology #it #shebbearcollege

✨✨ Our Pre-Prep children had a lovely (if chilly) day making Christmas decorations at RHS Garden Rosemoor. They collected natural items in the woods then in the warm classroom they pressed them into clay to make moulds into which plaster was poured. As they waited for the liquid to set prior to decorating them, they made some beautiful stars out of wood to hang on their Christmas tree.✨✨ #rosemoor #stars

🌟 🎶 Our Winter Concert is tomorrow night at 6.00pm - don't miss it! 🎶 🌟

😂🎬 Well done 6th Formers for a critically acclaimed 6th Form Variety Show! 😂🎬 #jinglebellrock

Let's hear it for the girls! 💁🏻💁🏽💁🏼 Our U12 girls hockey team beat West Buckland 2-0 in their final game of the season. Go girls! 🏆🏆

What a group of absolute champs! Fantastic win from our 1st XV at rugby this morning against West Buckland. Final score 41-21 🏆🏆