L6 Form Business Studies Students

Shebbear CollegeAcademic, Senior School

Lower 6 Form Business Studies students were given a tour around the manufacturing facility at Bott Ltd, Bude. Bott provide high quality workplace and vehicle storage solutions and have been located in Bude since the 1970’s. The tour gave the students a real appreciation of how to organise the operations of a manufacturing facility on such a large scale. This … Read More

Form 5 Debate

Shebbear CollegeAcademic, Senior School

Form 5 took part in a weekly tutor period yesterday and listened to a debate on whether ‘the use of mobile phones by pupils in school promotes learning and should be encouraged’. These sessions form part of the Skills for Success programme that all pupils in Form 5 take part in on a regular basis . These sessions include study … Read More

Political Parties

Shebbear CollegeAchievements, Senior School

Shebbear College pupils put Christmas on hold this week and concentrated on politics. Five pupils chose to represent political parties of their choice. They campaigned to their constituents in the early part of the week and the senior school body went to the polls on Wednesday. After voting was concluded Samuel, representing the Liberal Democrat party , was elected with a landslide victory.

1st XV Rugby Boys

Shebbear CollegeBoys Sports, Senior School

The Under 18 XV travelled to West Buckland for the final game of their season. The traditional derby and crunch match awaited our players in what was to be an outstanding game of rugby. Blustery conditions made the management of the  game a tricky task. Both teams battled ferociously with Shebbear having the benefit of the slope and wind in the first half. West Buckland were … Read More

The Geocreate Pupils

Shebbear CollegeAchievements, 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

Eurotool Box

Shebbear CollegeSenior School

Each year Shebbear College hosts a reading scheme in several European languages. Our languages classes have, in the past few weeks, been able to explore a wide range of books in French, English, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish and Italian. Prep 6 students were encouraged to choose their own books to read in class. The Upper Sixth Spanish class challenged themselves … Read More

New York Trip 2019

Shebbear CollegeArt, 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

Toilet twinning update

Shebbear CollegeCharity, Senior School

Mrs Douglas has informed us that her tutor group managed to raise £76.10 towards our toilet twinning initiative during the doughnut sale last Friday. Mrs Douglas underestimated the hunger of the pupils, as they could easily have sold double what they did, even though she did buy all the available doughnuts in ASDA! It costs £60.00 to twin one toilet … Read More

Live on air at NBC Studios, New York

Shebbear CollegeCoCurricular, 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

Community Speed Watch

Shebbear CollegeAcademic, 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.

U15 ATC RAF South West hockey trials

Shebbear CollegeAchievements, Girls Sports, Senior School

Congratulations to Form 3 pupil Ashleigh Cornish who represented Shebbear College at this year’s U15 ATC RAF Air Training Corps South West hockey trials. The event was held at Norton Manor, where Ashleigh was tested in a number of different elements of her game and was successful in making it through into the next round of the process, with a … Read More

A day in Paris

Shebbear CollegeBoarding, CoCurricular, Senior School, Sixth Form

Earlier this week a group of our Australian and short term boarders took a cultural and enrichment day trip to Paris, the capital city of France. It was a fantastic opportunity for the students to see the city of light,­ a modern city with a very deep sense of history. They enjoyed lunch by the Eiffel Tower before climbing the … Read More

Rugby reports

Shebbear CollegeBoys Sports, Senior School, Sixth Form

2nd XV v Trinity 1st XV: won 26-5The 2nd XV took the first half to warm up against Trinity but when they did they played superbly, scoring tries from all over the field, including a cross field kick from Cameron Young to Sean So to score in the corner. It was an excellent performance from all, particularly some of the … Read More

First Aid training

Shebbear CollegeCoCurricular, Senior School

Our Form 2 pupils have been learning first aid as part of their Outdoor Education lessons. Being equipped to respond to a medical emergency provides our pupils with crucial life skills which may be needed at any time, including when out on activities such as the Duke of Edinburgh Awards or the Ten Tors Challenge. Although they may never encounter … Read More

Visiting author

Shebbear CollegeAcademic, Senior School

Bali Rai, author of children’s and young adult fiction, spoke to Senior School pupils this week about his career as a writer and the inspiration and challenging subject matter he covers in his books. His titles include Tales from India, Web of Darkness, Kiss of Death and The Night Run among many others.