Happy Lunar New Year!

Jo ConwayBoarding


Our boarders enjoyed a celebratory meal last night and even our Reception class joined in the festivities, creating model dragons and enjoying some egg fried rice! A big thank you to our brilliant catering team for all they have done this half term. #YearoftheOx

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

A weekend of Surfing and Golfing!

Jo ConwayBoarding, CoCurricular

Another exciting weekend at Shebbear College! Our Prep School children had the chance to take part in a Golf Day at the Royal North Devon Golf Course in Westward Ho! today as part of our weekend enrichment activities. The club’s own professionals taught them the basics of golf and they all picked it up really well! Our Prep boarders had … Read More

Ruddle Boarders’ Horse Riding trip

Jo ConwayBoarding

Our Ruddle Boarders enjoyed a trip to Garlands Farm Trekking & Riding Centre for a day of Horse Riding lessons this weekend! For some of the girls this was their first time on a horse with others being more experienced riders and there were plenty of opportunities for everyone, including a session on grooming and a trek in the countryside. … Read More

Boarders’ Climbing Activity

Jo ConwayBoarding

A group of our boarders’ have enjoyed a trip to Clip ‘n Climb Exeter, taking on the challenges of over twenty different climbs in their indoor facility.

Christmas Extravaganza

Jo ConwayBoarding

On Saturday the boarders had their Christmas extravaganza. It was a night full of delicious food, fantastic performances and lots of singing and dancing.

Ruddle Day

Jo ConwayBoarding

On Sunday the girl’s boarding house celebrated their annual Ruddle Day. This year they decided to try out the Grand Prix event at Race world in Exeter. The day was a lot of fun with many highlights, some appalling driving and some fierce competitiveness particularly when it came to the Ruddle staff. The top 3 drivers all received medals. Amber gained bronze, … Read More

Ruddle Christmas Market

Jo ConwayBoarding, Events

Many thanks to all those that came along to join in with the festive cheer at our Christmas Market on Friday evening. It was lovely to see all of the girls contribute to the evening and we raised just over £200. The girls now have the challenge of deciding how they would like to spend their money

Boarders Clip ‘n’ Climb

Jo ConwayBoarding, CoCurricular

Our boarders had an exciting time last weekend at the amazing indoor Clip ‘n’ Climb attraction in Exeter. Promoted as ‘an action-packed climbing adventure and the ultimate vertical playground for the young and young at heart’, the attraction boasts 26 climbing challenges based such as Space Invaders, Astroball, Big Cheese, Circuit Breaker, Cloud 9, Face to Face, Leap of Faith, … Read More

Boarders go gorge scrambling

Jo ConwayBoarding, CoCurricular

Our Boarders made the most of the heavy rainfall over the weekend and tried gorge scrambling along the river at Okehampton. Many thanks to the team at Go Coasteering who arranged the activity at short notice, due to us not being able to do coasteering on this occasion because of the sea conditions. The boarders absolutely loved it with many … Read More

A day in Paris

Jo ConwayBoarding, CoCurricular, Senior School, Sixth Form

Earlier this week a group of our Australian and short term boarders took a cultural and enrichment day trip to Paris, the capital city of France. It was a fantastic opportunity for the students to see the city of light,­ a modern city with a very deep sense of history. They enjoyed lunch by the Eiffel Tower before climbing the … Read More

BSA National Boarding Day

Jo ConwayBoarding

A group of our boarders posed in the sunshine earlier this week for a photograph to be submitted to the Boarding Schools’ Association as part of their BSA National Boarding Day initiative. National Boarding Day will take place on Saturday October 5th. This year, the day is set to celebrate an essential part of boarding life; sport.