Shebbear Primary School visit Prospect Lane

Jo ConwayCommunity, Events, Whole School


We were really pleased to be able to welcome Shebbear Community Primary School to our fabulous Christmas village, Prospect Lane, this week. As we are so close to each other, we try and collaborate with Shebbear Primary School regularly, but due to Covid-19 we haven’t seen them much lately, so it was lovely to be able to share something Christmassy … Read More

It’s the end of term – Happy Christmas!

Jo ConwayWhole School


It’s the end of quite a strange term, but we’ve had such a fun-packed, busy couple of weeks. From Christmas parties for our Boarders to virtual Christmas Concerts, Head’s Chapels and our Carol Service, a very jolly virtual Pre-Prep performance and visits to our brilliant Christmas Village, Prospect Lane, created by our Maintenance Team. We also managed to fit in … Read More

Our Fabulous Maintenance Team spread a little Christmas Cheer!

Jo ConwayEvents, Staff, Whole School


Our wonderful Maintenance Team have been spending every weekend in October and November at school, working in their own time on a secret plan to build a magical Christmas feature for pupils at the end of a term where blended learning, wearing masks, social distancing and hand gel have become the norm. The fantastic team, Mark, Matt, Mike and Steve, … Read More

Surfing trip to Widemouth Bay

Jo ConwaySports


We took a group of our surfers to Widemouth before the end of term as part of our school filming. As well as being filmed, we arranged a lifeguard so that they were able to get out and have a proper surf – not bad for a Wednesday morning (but rather them than us, brrr)! Our boarders regularly go on … Read More

Frosty Outdoor Learning in Pre-Prep

Jo ConwayOutdoor Education, Prep School


Outdoor Education is a big part of life at Shebbear, and we like to take our learning outside whenever we can – even in December! Pre-Prep have been making the most of the cold, frosty, sunny days we have been enjoying, taking their English and Science lessons outdoors. They also found a huge frozen puddle to jump in – luckily … Read More

Super speller Bella!

Jo ConwayPrep School


Congratulations to Bella in Prep 6 who was the overall winner of the Prep School’s inaugural Cawdrey Cup spelling challenge with a score of 95 out of 100 (and there were some VERY difficult spellings in there!) . A big well done to everyone that took part, especially to our class winners Sam, Oliver, Charlie, Tyler, Dixie, George and Freddie.

Prep 6 Mural officially declared open!

Jo ConwayArt, Prep School


Mr Foale has officially opened this brilliant mural, which last year’s Prep 6 created as their legacy to the Prep School. As they missed out on an official ceremony last year due to covid, all of the pupils, now in Form 1, were invited back and awarded a certificate.

Prep School visit Father Christmas at ‘Prospect Lane’

Jo ConwayPrep School, Staff


All of our Pre-School and Prep School children had a surprise visit (in their bubbles) to ‘Prospect Lane’ – a truly magical Christmas experience created by our amazing Maintenance team, who have done this in their own time and spent every weekend working on it for the last few months! The Senior School are visiting next week so we can’t … Read More