Form 1 Entrance and Senior School Scholarship Assessments

Our assessments for September 2020 entry into Form 1 and scholarships for our Senior School will be held during the week of 20th – 24th January 2020.

Full details can be found in our 2020 Entrance and Scholarship Assessments brochure.

We are inviting applications now for Form 1 Entrance Assessments and Senior School scholarships in Art, Drama, Music, Sport and Academic subjects.

Following the Entrance Assessments, our Form 1 induction process runs up until their first week at Shebbear College in September 2020. It includes Art and Sport fun days, a full day in the Senior School meeting their teachers and personal tutors, parents’ introduction evening, and a day out team building. This ensures pupils feel prepared, supported, happy and confident going into our Senior School.

Please call 01409 282000 or email to register.

Welcome to Shebbear College

Shebbear College is an independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 2 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 arts, music 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.


Our pupils enjoy a wealth of extra-curricular and enrichment activities. Find out more >


We have a strong sporting tradition with fixtures all across the South West. Find out more >


The perfect environment for our musical pupils to learn and achieve. Find out more >


Our pupils create incredible art and consistently high results each year. Find out more >

What makes Shebbear College so special?

Shebbear College provides a safe, supportive environment where our pupils develop self worth, enabling 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.