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
We celebrated World Book Day in the Prep School, with all of our children and staff dressing up as their favourite fictional book characters. From Wally to Harry Potter, and from Snow White to Little Red Riding Hood, we just about had them all. In the morning, the children took part in a carousel of activities, including drama, character profiles, … Read More
Friday evening saw the Family Fun Evening take over the Prep School. There were plenty of activities to entertain, with a quiz, balloon animal making, Lego, music, marshmallow snowmen, festive arts and crafts, Harry and Tyler’s challenge table, as well as the hot turkey rolls and mulled wine, served up by the PTA. A very enjoyable evening was had by … Read More
On Remembrance Day, the Prep School gathered together for our Remembrance Assembly. Children from Reception to Year 6 listened to readings and poetry, as well as the roll of honour from Shebbearians who made the ultimate sacrifice in the two World Wars. They also heard the Last Post and observed the period of silence impeccably.
On Monday 11th November we held a very moving and thought-provoking Remembrance Service in Lake Chapel. Presided over by the Rev. Warren, the names were read out of those linked with the school who lost their lives during the two world wars and other conflicts. The wreaths were placed at the front of the Chapel by our cadets, who later … Read More
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
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
Kingsley School was the host for the first 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. We had a very good turnout of runners, from U9 to U17. Many congratulations to everyone who took part:U9 Girls: Emma (73rd)U9 Boys: Ashton (41st), … Read More
Last week we were delighted to welcome back to Shebbear Russell and Carolyn Buley. Russell was Headmaster of Shebbear College from 1983 – 1997. After meeting our new Head, Caroline Kirby, the couple enjoyed a tour of the school which brought back many memories of their years spent here with their children. They were very impressed with the new buildings … Read More
We are delighted to announce that the successful and distinguished artist Jeremy Annear, who is also an Old Shebbearian, will be joining us on Monday 7th October when he will be talking about his work and running art workshops with some of our talented GCSE and A Level art pupils. Jeremy lives in Cornwall and has exhibited his work all … Read More
During a Chapel service this week our new Head, Caroline Kirby, welcomed new pupils to the school followed by inspiring words from our Head Boy and Head Girl, Deputy Head and Assistant Head. The Sanctuary team were introduced and the Chaplain encouraged everyone to have a ‘glass half full’ attitude.
Well done to BTEC Creative Media student Katie, along with former pupil Rosie, who were the official Media Team for the 2019 Holsworthy and Stratton Agricultural Show this week. The girls spent the day photographing, filming and posting events, activities and attractions on the show’s social media channels to increase awareness and create a ‘buzz’ around the event.
Shebbear College are proud to have been sponsors of the 2019 D-Day Commemoration at Saunton Sands in Devon. The weekend included re-enactments and provided a fascinating look back at the vehicles, uniforms, equipment, food and music of World War II. Highlights were seeing a group of original planes flying in and landing on the beach and an amazing drive-by convoy … Read More