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
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
The Prep School gathered together on Monday morning for our Remembrance Assembly. Several of our Year 6 children were involved in the assembly, contributing poems, readings and the Roll of Honour, with the names of those Shebbearians who were killed in action in the two World Wars. The importance of the event, especially in this centenary year marking the very … Read More
The U16 Rugby boys had a fantastic afternoon in West Buckland at the annual North Devon Tournament. We played against the best West Buckland , Park School , South Molton, Great Torrington, Bideford and Braunton had to offer and in fairly windy conditions managed to end the day unbeaten and returned to Shebbear as well deserved tournament winners
As part of National Anti-Bullying Week, the Prep School has taken part in several activities. The children have had class discussions on bullying, friendships and relationships, as well as using the theme to generate ideas for poetry, creative writing and posters. E-Safety has had a particularly high profile, with all of our Prep children discussing and learning about their roles … Read More
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
On Tuesday the 12th of November, an excited group of Year 3, 4 and 5 children went to the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter. They took part in a day of activities that focused on Ancient Egypt. The pupils enjoyed learning how to write their names using hieroglyphics. This was followed by a well enjoyed fast-paced game of Senet. … Read More
The latest ICT topic for Year 6 is ‘coding and programming’. The children are working their way through various challenges and problems, programming virtual computers and laser guns to get them out of trouble!Their previous topics this term have included making electronic music and designing their own houses – often with swimming pools and jacuzzis.
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.
The 1stXV Rugby Boys were involved in the Jonny Wilkinson Cup at Rencomb College on Sunday 11th November. After agonisingly losing in a close game to Mount Kelly in the final of last years tournament, there was plenty of ambition from the Shebbear Squad. The pool games saw Shebbear put together some impressive performances, dispatching Milton Abbey, Rencomb, Kingsley and … Read More
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
We have enjoyed a fantastic first week back after the break. Outdoor Education and learning outdoors have featured heavily at Shebbear this week and it is great to see so much excellent learning taking place on our beautiful campus and in our local area.It was a joy to attend and listen to the outstanding talent at the Prep School Music Concert on … Read More
Yesterday evening saw our first Informal Music Concert of the year take place in the Music Centre. Fifteen children, from Year 1 to Year 6 took part in what was a very enjoyable concert, with a lot of talent on show. Some of these children have already performed in front of several audiences, and for others it was their very … Read More
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)