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World Book Day Fun At Park

To celebrate World Book Day The Park Community School enjoyed a glorious array of character costumes from both students and staff.

English Teacher Ms Emily Woods said “We had all sorts from Book Fairies, Harry Potters and Dr Whos to metaphorical War and Peace and characters from Jurassic Park (that's right - there's a book!). Students were also treated around the school to hearing teachers talk about their favourite books and why they love to read. There was an 'our tutor group as a...

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Longitude Explorer Prize

Congratulations to our Park School team who have been named semi-finalists in the running to win the Longitude Explorer Prize. Good luck in the next round! #Park Stars.

Read the North Devon Journal article linked here for more details

U13 North Devon Netball Tournament 2020

On Wednesday 4th March, 2020 our year 8 Netball team had their North Devon Netball Tournament. Another sporting fixture taking place in awful weather conditions, the girls played really well. We had an A and a B team tournament running alongside each other. The A team finished 4th in their tournament, with the B team winning theirs by a long way. Well done girls!

North Devon Schools Gymnastics competition

On Sunday 1st March 2020, Park School competed in the North Devon Schools Gymnastics competition held at Kingsley School, Bideford. Fifty gymnasts took part and what an amazing day it was!

The dedication shown not only on the day but in the lead up was remarkable. Students who were competing for the first time ever or competing for the first time as intermediates held their nerve despite some tough competition!

As a school Park entered nine teams and all made the podium, in...

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North Devon Rugby Festival 2020

On Friday 28th February Mr Blanchard and Mrs Whiskin took fifteen U13 girls to the North Devon Rugby Festival.

In absolutely horrendous conditions, they played brilliantly, winning all but one of their games. There was fantastic leadership from captain and vice captain, Reece Williams and Faye...

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Senior Team North Devon Youth Speaks Winners

Youth Speaks is an opportunity for young people to develop the ability to speak on a public platform, carry out research and formulate ideas, improve self-confidence and presentation skills, and work as a team.

On Saturday 8th February, our two Youth Speak teams successfully competed in the Youth Speaks North Devon finals, and will now go through to the District Youth Speak Finals in Bodmin on Saturday 29th February. The competition consisted of presentations by teams of students...

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District Rotary Young Chef competition Winner

A big congratulations to Megan Burnell 10JS who was awarded First Place at the District Rotary Young Chef competition held at Petroc this week.   

Megan has cooked her way to the Regional Finals in the New Year with her award winning delicious menu of:

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English Schools Cross Country Cup National Final

Congratulations to the Park Community School Year 7 and 8 Cross Country team who were the only state school team to reach the English Schools Cross Country Cup National Final in Sheffield on Saturday 7th December. There were 27 teams and 154 runners competing in one race, a  tough 3050m course at Mount St. Mary's College in Derbyshire.

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Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Award 2019

At Park Community School, we are committed to providing students in Years 9, 10 and 11 with access to the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme.

The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme is a voluntary non-competitive programme of practical, cultural and adventurous activities.  It is designed to support the personal and

social development of young people, regardless of gender, background or ability. It offers an individual challenge and encourages young people to undertake exciting,...

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Ten Tors 2019

Both teams of year 10 students were successful in completing the challenge as complete teams. The students are to be congratulated for the way they conducted themselves throughout the Challenge period.

The weather over the weekend was cloudy and warm on Saturday, with a steady wind. Sunday was sunny and hot, again with a steady wind.

All finished in fine fettle, and were glad to have completed the challenge.

Team A consisted of:
1. Saul Bell-West Team leader/...

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Exmoor Challenge

Congratulations to the students who took part in the Exmoor Challenge last weekend

The Exmoor Challenge is a 16 mile timed walk around the area near Dulverton, Tarr Steps and Anstey Common.  Competitors must navigate and travel between check points within a certain time.  The route must take no more than 5 hours.  The weather was lovely, not too hot and not too cold with barely any rain.  Our teams went out at around 10:45am and arrived back around 4:00pm.  They both did brilliantly-...

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