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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** New Headmaster for St Petroc's ** We would like to congratulate Ben Hilton on his appointment as new Headmaster of St Petroc's School in Bude. #StPetrocs #Bude

🇵🇱 Poland Trip 2018 🇵🇱 Another trip to Kraków in Poland will take place in February 2018 open to current 4th, 5th and L6th pupils to include excursions to Auschwitz, Oskar Schindler’s Factory, Kraków’s Old Town, Jewish Quarter, the Ghetto and a meeting with a Holocaust survivor. Pupils will also enjoy visits to the Wawel Royal Palace, Wieliczka Salt Mines, the historic Jagiellonian University of Science and Medicine and Stalin’s communist suburb of Nowa Huta, as well as shopping excursions, restaurants, live music and dancing. For full details please email: mcharman@shebbearcollege.co.uk #ShebbearCollege #Poland #Krakow #Holocaust #Auschwitz #Polska

** Cricket Success ** Congratulations to Shian Brathwaite, now 17, who came to Shebbear in 2014 and has been picked for the West Indies U19 cricket squad. They are the reigning world champions so this is a tremendous achievement. #ShebbearCollege #cricket #WestIndies

📖 📖 Shebbear Readathon has begun! 📖 📖 Children in school reading to help kids in hospital - Readathon does something amazing. Our children are reading for fun through a sponsored read. The money raised provides children's hospitals with regular storyteller visits, plus a mobile bookcase jam-packed full of brand-new books, which are replenished every six weeks. Join us on our reading adventures! #ShebbearCollege #Readathon #SomethingAmazing

☀ Cricket Exchange Programme in South Africa ☀ Forms 3 and 4 pupils Freddie and Toby are currently playing cricket in Cape Town, South Africa for the next two months as part of our exchange programme with the Newlands Cricket Academy. We hope they have a great experience and we look forward to hearing more about their progress. #ShebbearCollege #Cricket #NewlandsAcademy

🎦 Special Books in our Library 🎦 Some of our pupils showing off a new addition to our school library - a collection of publications from actor and thespian Simon Callow's personal collection. #SimonCallow #ShebbearCollege #thespian #actor

** Prep School Competitive Sport ** The boys and girls in our Prep School enjoy regular competitive sports fixtures against other schools. #Shebbear #PrepSchool #winners

🎶🎶 Rotary Young Musician 2017 🎶🎶 We wish Cameron and Rachel the best of luck in the regional finals. #rotary #youngmusician #shebbearcollege

🎶🎶 Rotary Young Musician 2017 🎶🎶 Congratulations to all our pupils who took part in the initial rounds of the Rotary Young Musician 2017 Competition. #rotary #youngmusician #shebbearcollege