U14 Regional Handball Tournament

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Congratulations to Bethan in Form One who represented Bideford Blacks in an U14 Regional Handball Tournament this weekend in Bournemouth.  Bethan’s defence work received a coach’s commendation being very tight and forcing the other teams to shoot from the 9 m area resulting in a low ‘shots/score ratio’.

Saturday Netball Fixtures

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A great block of Netball fixture was played on Saturday again Mount Kelly. Well done to the U12’s, U13’s and U14’s who all secured victories at home. Our 1st VII (pictured), 2nd VII and U15’s all had really close competitive matches at Mount Kelly and were unlucky to come away without any victories.

Under 11 Mixed Football with Kingsley

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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

Prep School Gymnastics

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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

Prep School Swim Team.

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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

U.11 Football at St. Petroc’s

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All of Years 5 and 6 combined with St. Petroc’s on Wednesday for an afternoon of football training. A carousel of coaching activities was followed by small-sided matches, and the afternoon was extremely enjoyable for everyone.

Girls Netball

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Congratulations to our U16 (and Bess!) Netball team who were victorious against Kingsley’s 1st VII yesterday. This follows on from a win for the U14/15 team on the 4th February against Kingsley. We look forward to welcoming Kingsley School and St Joseph’s School for an U12/13 triangular fixture today!

Gliddon and Squire Cross Country

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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

U11 Netball

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On Wednesday the 29th of January, the U11 Netball team made the journey to Launceston to play against St. Joseph’s. The day was surprisingly bright and sunny and entirely conducive to outdoor sport. The squad were feeling energetic and positive and this showed in their approach to the game. The match was fast-paced and the possession was equally shared. Both teams … Read More

Under 11 Football at St. Joseph’s

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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

U13 Netball vs Plymouth College

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The U13 team have had a great start to the season, continuing with the success of last year.In the first match of the season we played West Buckland. It took the U13s a while to warm up but they soon took the lead. Some impressive attacking and intercepting by Millie meant that Shebbear had the lion’s share of the possession, … Read More

Netball vs Plymouth College

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Saturday saw the second block Netball fixture of 2020, with five teams competing against Plymouth College, with matches played on both sites. Well done to our victorious U13 team, but also to our 1st VII and U12’s who both drew their matches.

Shebbear College Golf Activity

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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.

Gliddon and Squire Cross Country League – round 6

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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

U11 Netball Girls

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On a damp and drizzly afternoon the Under 11 netball squad played an away fixture against St. Joseph’s. We were without one of our key players so the girls found themselves playing in positions that were rather unfamiliar to them. As expected they rose to the occasion and some team members excelled. Jemima remained solid as centre and executed some … Read More

Netball Girls

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Last Thursday the U16 Netball Girls braved the cold, wet and windy conditions at the North Devon Netball Tournament. The girls played brilliantly showing true Sheb sprit and displayed outstanding teamwork never giving up despite the adverse conditions. Player of the Tournament went to Niamh.

Girls Hockey Results

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The 1st XI girl’s hockey played against Mount Kelly. In challenging conditions the girls gave their best performance of the season, with much improved teamwork and tactical nous on display from the entire team. The girls narrowly lost 4-3, but it was great team effort by all.  The 1stXI girls had a very strong performance against Kinsley, with all the players contributing to the … Read More

U9 Netball Girls

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On a squally afternoon, the Under 9 netball squad braved the rain to play a home fixture against St. Joseph’s. The Shebbear girls started confidently and moved the ball freely around the court. Lila-Mai played effectively as Goal Attack, moving quickly off to mark to ensure we maintained possessions after each centre pass. Dixie-Belle marked with fervour and helped to … Read More

U14 Netball Girls

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Congratulations to the U14 Netball girls who competed in the North Devon Netball Tournament last week. Well done Thalia for receiving player of the match.

Gliddon and Squire Cross-Country League

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Coxleigh Barton Equestrian Centre was the venue for the latest race in this season’s league. After torrential rain, conditions were tough and extremely wet and muddy. Many congratulations to everyone who took part: Under 9 Girls: Emma (62nd) Under 9 Boys: Ashton (34th), Ben (55th) and James (57th) Under 11 Boys: George (37th)