The David James Cup Winners

Sam AlfordBoys Sports, Events

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

World Book Day in the Prep School

Sam AlfordEvents, Prep School

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

Quiz Evening for Kenya Trip

Sam AlfordEvents

Date: Thursday 23 January 2020Time: 7pmVenue: Assembly Hall, Shebbear CollegePrice: £6 per person includes bread, cheese and fruitTeams: maximum 6 peopleRegister team in advance by contacting: [email protected] Tickets available in advance or on the night.All proceeds will go to the Kenya Fundraising team!

Prep School Family Fun Evening

Sam AlfordEvents, Prep School

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

Ruddle Christmas Market

Sam AlfordBoarding, 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

Prep School Remembrance

Sam AlfordEvents, Prep School

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.

Remembrance Service

Mark CharmanEvents

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

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

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

Visit from a previous Head

Mark CharmanEvents, Old Shebbearians

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

Jeremy Annear visit

Mark CharmanAcademic, Art, Events, Senior School, Sixth Form

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

Enjoying the sunshine

Mark CharmanEvents

As the sunshine seems to be leaving us here are a few shots of our glorious campus earlier this week.

Service of Welcome

Mark CharmanEvents

For the Head of Shebbear College, Mrs Caroline Kirby. See all the photographs: www.shebbearcollege.co.uk/welcome-service

Chapel service for new pupils

Mark CharmanEvents

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.

Official 2019 Holsworthy and Stratton Show Media Team

Mark CharmanCoCurricular, Events

Shebbear College at Holsworthy show

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.

Proud sponsors of Saunton D-Day Commemoration

Mark CharmanEvents

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

Open Day, Spring Fayre and Dog Show

Mark CharmanEvents

Shebbear Spring Fayre 2019

On a glorious Bank Holiday at the beginning of May we held our annual Open Day, Spring Fayre and Dog Show. Visitors were treated to many attractions, activities and games throughout the day as well as wonderful musical performances.