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 Kindergarten 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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23 hours ago
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Dr Peter Vardy, prolific academic author, theologian, philosopher and educator has been challenging the minds of our 5th and 6th Formers today with a series of lectures encouraging them to think ... See more

3 days ago
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Happy days at Shebbear College!

4 days ago

Prep 6 PGL Report:
A 'discoed out' Mr Furber reported that everyone has had another fantastic day. The weather was glorious for their first activity - a beach walk followed by the tunnel trail.

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4 days ago
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Our school orchestra rehearsing for the first time this term in our new music facility.

5 days ago

Prep 6 PGL Report from yesterday:

Another lovely, sunny and hot day at Osmington. This morning the first activity was Giant Swing - this takes a lot of courage to conquer fears of swinging through ... See more

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Cake Day for Mrs Douglas's tutor group.

6 days ago

Prep 6 PGL update:
A tired, but happy Mr Furber phoned late last night after all your little darlings were in bed and quiet.

They spent a good first night with no problems, but some rather tired ... See more

6 days ago
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Our fantastic new Music Department has inspired so much activity during lunch breaks ...

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