Welcome to our new Head of Sport & Outdoor Education, Mr Giles, who started on Monday and has spent the last few days getting to know our pupils and staff. Mr Giles joins us from Dubai English Speaking College, where he has worked for the last 5 years as the Director of High-Performance Sport; he previously worked as the Director … Read More
A cold and challenging afternoon greeted the U13 football team at Stover School for the annual David James cup. The team were outstanding through the course of the day, combining a special team spirit and work ethic to achieve an impressive set of results. The under 13 side beat Plymouth College, St Johns Sidmouth, Trinity, Stover and Bramdean scoring an … Read More
A mixed team from Years 5 and 6 spent Thursday afternoon at Kingsley, for a festival of football. The first games were 5-a-side matches against Kingsley, where we won two, drew one and lost one, with some really super football being played. Teams then were mixed up, and we joined forces with Kingsley and split into four teams for more … Read More
On Saturday the 29th of February, the Prep School gymnastics squad took part in the North Devon Schools’ Gymnastics Competition at Kingsley School where over 500 children were competing in the two disciplines of floor and vault. This was a culmination of many months of training and preparation. and the Shebbear College children showed immense bravery and fortitude as there were … Read More
Shebbear enjoyed a great day in the sun at the North Devon rugby 7s. The U13s lost out in the semi final of the cup, while the much improved U15s also made it to the semi final stage. The U14s made it to the final of the cup but just lost to a much bigger Bideford College side. Well done … Read More
The Prep School swim team have taken part in a gala with West Buckland and Caen Primary School. There were some excellent performances from our relatively inexperienced swimmers, against some strong opponents. Highlights from the afternoon included second place finishes for George in the 50m Backstroke and Harry in the 25m Backstroke. Well done to all of our swimmers for … Read More
The final round of this season’s Gliddon and Squire Cross Country League took place on Sunday morning at West Buckland. Many congratulations to all of the runners who have taken part in many of the six races in the league. Ashton and Max came 43 rd and 50 th respectively at West Buckland, and both boys, together with George, qualified … Read More
Although somewhat depleted through illness, our Year 5 and 6 boys travelled to St. Joseph’s for an afternoon of football. There was some impressive football played in the 6-a-side games, and from the four matches played, St. Joseph’s won three and Shebbear won one. Well done to all of our players, and our goal scorers included George, Ahmad, Harvey, Sam … Read More
We welcomed Shebbear Primary School on Wednesday afternoon for an U.11 football match. The game was played at quite a frenetic pace, and the commitment from both teams was tremendous. The lead changed hands a couple of times between the well-matched sides, yet our visitors took the spoils in the end, with a 3-2 victory.Well done to everyone for making … Read More
A great afternoon was had by Shebbear U12 and U13 football teams on Thursday 16th Jan, playing 5 games against Kingsley School and St Joseph. Some brilliant football was played in some very testing conditions. Improvements in skill and game understanding was made by all on the pitch and I look forward to seeing these teams develop in the weeks … Read More
On Wednesday 15th January Shebbear College pupils had the first golf lesson of the year, from the professional at Holsworthy Golf Club. In total 20 pupils managed to learn new skills and develop and improve existing golfing attributes . The afternoon was a great success and thoroughly enjoyed by all.
A home race this week, as Shebbear College was the host for the sixth race in this season’s league. Conditions were tough, and as the morning went on and the rain continued to fall, the course became extremely wet and muddy.Many congratulations to everyone who took part:Under 9 Boys: Ashton (35th), Max (40th), James (42nd) and Ben (43rd)Under 11 Boys: … Read More
The senior rugby team finished their season off with a friendly match against Kingsley. The Santas (Shebbear) and the Elves (Kingsley) showed off some fantastic rugby skills. It was definitely a game that was enjoyed by all. Thanks Kingsley School Bideford for joining us in a fantastic afternoon of rugby!
The Under 18 XV travelled to West Buckland for the final game of their season. The traditional derby and crunch match awaited our players in what was to be an outstanding game of rugby. Blustery conditions made the management of the game a tricky task. Both teams battled ferociously with Shebbear having the benefit of the slope and wind in the first half. West Buckland were … Read More