Prep School fundraising for Edukid

Jo ConwayCharity


Our Prep School children held a Milkshake and Cookies Fundraising Café on Friday 27th November, and raised over £100 for Lucky-Peace and Issac – the two Ugandan children that they sponsor through the Edukid Charity. is based in Bideford and helps to remove the barriers to education faced by children living in poverty and conflict.

A successful Virtual Sixth Form Open Morning

Jo ConwayEvents, Sixth Form


Our Virtual Sixth Form Open Morning took place on Saturday 28th November and was a big success! Thank you to those that attended – it was great to see lots of new and current pupils there. This was our first virtual event (we were able to hold our September Open Morning on campus) and we wanted to run it as … Read More

Amiee aces GCSE paper at age 10!

Jo ConwayAcademic, Achievements, Prep School

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Amiee in Prep 5 deserves a special mention today – she was getting on so well with division in her Maths lesson that Mr Butler set her a challenge of having a go at some GCSE questions! She whizzed through them and only got one question wrong. Not bad for a 10 year old – amazing work Amiee!

Pre-Schoolers and Key Workers

Jo ConwayPre-School


Over the last few weeks, our Pre-Schoolers have been exploring the work of important key workers in our community and how they help us – particularly at the moment. This week the children have taken part in role play to help them discover these jobs for themselves. The children really got into their roles of Police Officers, Doctors, Nurses, Teachers … Read More

National Anti-Bullying Week

Jo ConwayDrama, Prep School


It’s National Anti-bullying week and we are running a series of special PHSE sessions for all our pupils to discuss the importance of being kind as well as a special Chapel service centered around the topic. Kindness and compassion is one of our core values here at Shebbear College and our pupils are thoughtful, supportive and considerate to others. Our … Read More

Careers Workshop for Form 5

Jo ConwayCareers, Senior School


Today our Form 5 (Year 11) pupils took part in a brilliant careers workshop with Vicki from FutureSmart Careers. The morning was based around a Dragons’ Den/Apprentice task and the pupils worked in teams to choose a product (inventions included a defibrillator drone, a retractable charger, a remotely accessible garden and translator glasses), make a pitch and decide where to … Read More

Children in Need

Jo ConwayCharity, Prep School


This year, the theme for BBC Children in Need was to ‘Come as Yourself’, with pupils embracing their identities and wearing whatever makes them feel comfortable. Our pupils had a great time wearing mufti and raising money for this fantastic cause. Here are some snaps from breaktime in the Prep School!

Desert Island Discs – what will Mrs Kirby take?

Jo ConwaySenior School


Pollard’s Form 5 hosted a Desert Island Discs in their House Chapel this week. Their castaway was Mrs Kirby and she chose Elton John – Circle of Life, Tones and I – Dance Monkey and Robbie Williams – No Regrets. Read below how she answered their questions on the day! You are deserted on an Island you only have a … Read More

Inter-House Bake Off!

Jo ConwayHouse Competition, Senior School

Forms 1 and 2 interhouse bake off

Bakers from the Form 1 & 2 bubble took part in the Inter-house Bake Off this week, and were tasked with making two perfect scones for the technical challenge! Well done to Izzy who came first and helped Pollard secure first place, with Way second, Thorne third and Ruddle fourth.

Camp Sheb this October Half Term

Jo ConwayBoarding, Prep School, Senior School, Sixth Form

Our ‘Camp Sheb’ Holiday Club runs each half term for our Boarders, meaning that they do not have to travel home and can stay on campus during half term breaks – this half term this was particularly relevant with no-one being able to leave the UK. Activities included a brilliant trip to The Eden Project where everyone enjoyed some ice … Read More