Virtual After-School Activities Continue

Jo ConwayArt, CoCurricular, Outdoor Education, Whole School


We are continuing to run our after school activities programme for pupils in the Prep and Senior School during lockdown, with options including Choir, Cookery, Art, D of E, Fitness & Wellbeing, Construction, Sketching and Performance, among lots of others! A popular choice is ‘Kirby’s Kitchen’ – online cookery with Mrs Kirby live from her kitchen – amongst other delicious … Read More

Investigating Arrows in Archaeology Club

Jo ConwayCoCurricular

Archaeology club this week involved stabbing pumpkins with various medieval arrowheads to investigate the different shaped marks made by each arrow! Our keen Archaeologists have been studying the Battle of Towton and looking at the marks found on the human skulls discovered from the battle. Next, they will compare the marks made on their pumpkins to those found on the … 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

Saturday Curriculum Enrichment

Jo ConwayCoCurricular

Our Saturday Enrichment sessions that we are holding this term in the absence of any sporting fixtures are proving popular with our pupils! This weekend, the Form 1 & 2 (Years 7 & 8) bubble took part in a drama session, creating a ‘Play in a Day’, the Form 3 & 4 (Years 9 & 10) bubble had the opportunity … Read More

Gliddon and Squire Cross Country

Jo ConwayBoys Sports, CoCurricular, Girls Sports, Prep School

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

The Ten Tors Team

Jo ConwayCoCurricular

Compasses at the ready. Low cloud made navigation interesting for the weekends Ten Tors teams.

Outdoor Education

Jo ConwayCoCurricular

Dartmoor delivered a stunning day for the first outing of our 35 and 45 mile Ten Tors teams this year. It was a great day to get the legs working and brush up on our navigation skills.

Shebbear College Golf Activity

Jo ConwayBoys Sports, CoCurricular, Girls Sports

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.

Ski Trip 2019

Jo ConwayCoCurricular

During the first week of the December holidays a group of students ventured out to the beautiful ski slopes of Bormio. Many of the students had never skied before! It took the beginners a couple of days to get the hang of it but soon enough they were shredding it down the red slopes. There were many highlights to this … Read More

The Geocreate Pupils

Jo ConwayAchievements, CoCurricular, Senior School

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

Form 2 Outdoor Education

Jo ConwayAcademic, CoCurricular

Form 2 pupils had a fantastic time this week during their Outdoor Educational lessons when they visited Abbotsham Cliff. They partook in stone balancing!

New York Trip 2019

Jo ConwayArt, CoCurricular, Senior School

Shebbear College Art and Creative Media Department organised a trip to New York from the 16-20th October. This amazing opportunity full of activities and adventures in one of the world’s most iconic cities was open to F4 to U6 and 15 students embarked on this incredible adventure with Ms Davies and Mr Barlow. Day 1 Arrived and after a meal … Read More

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

Live on air at NBC Studios, New York

Jo ConwayCoCurricular, Senior School, Sixth Form

Our pupils were live on air at NBC Studios, New York. They produced and starred in their own talk show during their Creative Media trip to the ‘Big Apple’. They enjoyed behind-the-scenes access to the famous studios where top shows are made, like Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers and more. They had a … 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

Subscribe to our YouTube channel

Jo ConwayCoCurricular, Events

If you haven’t seen it already our YouTube channel has lots of short films featuring activities both in and out of school. There are currently 68 films on the channel with more being added regularly. Recent additions include films of our Spring Fayre and Dog Show, proms, 2019 Uganda trip, Ruddle and Pollard boarding films, Saunton D-Day event, Morwellham Quay … Read More

Pre-School litter picking (almost)

Jo ConwayCoCurricular, Pre-School

Sometimes, instead of outdoor play the Pre-School and Reception children are able to just get out and about on our wonderful campus. We have been focusing on our school community again this week and we went to see if we could find any litter that had been dropped. The children were actually very disappointed not to find any at all.