Congratulations to all of our LAMDA pupils, who are celebrating a 100% pass rate in their December exams. All of them passed with either Merit or Distinction with 67% achieving a Distinction! Niall in Lower 6 must have a special mention as he was awarded 90 and 94 marks in his two Grade 7 exams – exceptionally impressive – although … Read More
Congratulations to Old Shebbearian Sam who has become Countdown’s latest Octochamp! Whilst at Shebbear, Sam took his Mathematics GCSE at the age of 12 and quickly followed this with early entry for all of his Maths A-Levels, obtaining top grades in all of them. He was a member of the Shebbear Maths Team that went through to the UKMT Maths … Read More
Huge congratulations to clarinettist Lola in Form 5 (Year 11) on being one of the four winners of the prestigious Two Moors Festival Young Musicians Competition 2020! The Two Moors Festival Competiton receives entries from the top musicians from schools across the South West so this is an amazing achievement!
We are delighted to announce our new Sanctuary Team for 2020-21! Huge congratulations to Poppy (Head Girl), Samuel (Head Boy), Bess (Deputy Head Girl) and Findlay (Deputy Head Boy). Our four new Heads of House complete the team – congratulations to Laura (Head of Ruddle), Eden (Head of Pollard), Bridget (Head of Way) and Archie (Head of Thorne).
Shebbear College senior teams performed extremely well, demonstrating their passion for the topics in hand and some genuinely impressive skills in public speaking. The competition was very tough; the other teams were equally well prepared and everyone shone in different ways on the day. The judges said that the competition was incredibly close. Sadly, despite highly commended performances, neither of … Read More
As part of National Storytelling Week in the Prep School, many of our Year 6 pupils have been reading their own stories to Years 1 and 2 this week. Year 6 have been busy penning their stories to enter the BBC Radio 2 ‘500 Words’ competition, with titles including ‘Moo’s Laughing Now?’, ‘A Weekend at Uncle Cleetus’s Farm’, ‘Monster’, ‘The … Read More
Many congratulations to Tom, as he took on the challenge of writing out his weekly spellings in Morse code. Not only did he have to learn his twenty spellings, but he also set himself the task of learning Morse code. In the pressure cauldron of Monday morning’s assembly, Tom was successful, even having to spell out words such as ‘agoraphobia’! … Read More
Shebbear College pupils put Christmas on hold this week and concentrated on politics. Five pupils chose to represent political parties of their choice. They campaigned to their constituents in the early part of the week and the senior school body went to the polls on Wednesday. After voting was concluded Samuel, representing the Liberal Democrat party , was elected with a landslide victory.
This year’s House Spelling Bee proved to be a great spectacle, as the competition was fierce. Children from Years 1-6 stepped forward to represent their Houses and all those who took part deserve much credit for putting themselves in the hot seat. Congratulations to our final three in each category. For Years 1 and 2, Oliver was third, Emilia finished … Read More
The Geocreate pupils have made fantastic 3D advent calendars. The idea behind the calendar is that you pull out a lolly stick and watch Santa moving slowly down the chimney. The talented group used old pringle cans, lolly sticks, cereal boxes and paints. Next week the Geocreate pupils will be making Christmas tree decorations
From ‘RMS Titanic’ to ‘Tresco’ and from ‘Sheep’ to ‘Rugby’, the topics for the Year 6 Public Speaking competition were certainly varied and entertaining. Mrs Shamsolahi, Head of English in the Senior School, was our adjudicator on Tuesday morning, and she gave comprehensive feedback on each of the performances. All of the children put their best foot forward, speaking with … Read More