Gliddon and Squire Cross Country

Sam AlfordBoys 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

Sam AlfordCoCurricular

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

Outdoor Education

Sam AlfordCoCurricular

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

Sam AlfordBoys 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

Sam AlfordCoCurricular

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

Sam AlfordAchievements, 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

Sam AlfordAcademic, 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

Sam AlfordArt, 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

Mark CharmanBoarding, 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

Mark CharmanCoCurricular, 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

Mark CharmanBoarding, 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

Mark CharmanCoCurricular, 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)

Mark CharmanCoCurricular, 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.

U10 Rugby Festival

Mark CharmanBoys Sports, CoCurricular, Girls Sports, Prep School

Join us on Saturday 16th November for an exciting day of U10 Rugby action. Teams from Launceston, Bideford, Barnstaple, Bude, Torrington, Okehampton, Ilfracombe and Crediton will be competing on the day. Refreshments will be available to purchase and entry is free.

Community Speed Watch

Mark CharmanAcademic, CoCurricular, Senior School

Pupils from our Third Form helped out with the Community Speed Watch initiative outside the school last week during a Physics lesson, demonstrating one way in which science is linked with improving everyday life for us all.

A word from the Head of the Prep School

Mark CharmanAchievements, CoCurricular, Events, Prep School

The Prep School celebrated Harvest Festival on Tuesday afternoon in Lake Chapel. Our warmest thanks to Rev. Dr Susannah Metz, Team Vicar at St. Petroc’s Church, Petrockstowe, for leading what was a very enjoyable service. The children sang extremely well, and our readers (Ashton, Issy, James and Jemima) did a super job. Our thanks also, for all of the food … Read More

Year 3 and 4 beach clean

Mark CharmanCharity, CoCurricular, Prep School

The windy wet weather did not deter the Year 3 and 4 children who set off for Westward Ho! on Monday to conduct their annual beach clean. The children tackled the job with enthusiasm and had soon filled a number of bin bags with nylon rope, old food packaging and of course, plastic. What the children all noticed this year, … Read More