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North Devon Chess Champions

Park Community School entered two teams into the DTSA North Devon Spring Chess Tournament on Friday 29th March.

Our A team won the competition with a record of four wins and one draw (the draw was against Park B team). Our B-Team came joint 3rd with Braunton A, Braunton B came second.

Both teams played exceptionally well especially as they are mainly Year 8s and had to play against 6th formers and Year 10/11s in some games. There were teams representing Ilfracombe, Braunton...

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Year 9 Rugby Team are North Devon Champions!

Congratulations to the Year 9 Rugby team who were crowned North Devon Champions on Wednesday 27th March, 2019

Winner of the UKMT Regiona Team Maths Challenge

A huge congratulations to four students, Fin Carlyon (Year 9), Jacob Phillips (Year 8), Sethini Vanderbona (Year 8) and Harry Gammon (Year 9), who attended the UKMT Regional Team Maths Challlenge at Coombe Dean School on Thursday 7th March. They competed against other schools from the region and won! An impressive achievement, we now hope to go on to challenge the other 87 winning teams in the June National Final in London.

South West Floor and Vault Competition Results

On Sunday 3rd March 2019, 21 students represented Park at the South West Floor & Vault competition at Kingsley, Bideford. The standard at the competition was particularly high with teams like Ivybridge and Maynards competed against us.

Luckily, our students did fantastic with 2 out of the 4...

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U16 North Devon Netball Tournament 2019

On Thursday 14th February , the Year 10s played in the North Devon Netball Tournament. They started the tournament very well, comfortably winning their pool, beating Bideford (13-1), Chulmleigh (18-0), GTS (12-1) and Holsworthy (9-6).

They then faced Braunton in the semi final. Park played brilliantly and were easily the stronger team, winning 13-5.

Park were positive going into the final against West Buckland, knowing that Braunton only lost to them in the pool stage by 1 goal...

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Andy Cotton Opens New Geography Suite

The Park Community School has recently completed the relocation and refurbishment of a new Geography suite. The relocation has created new classrooms for Geography teaching and created a light and stimulating environment for this important area of the curriculum.  Students and staff have really appreciated the investment in the campus, not only has this created new Geography teaching areas but with other work completed over the summer English, Maths and Science has also gained additional...

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Five Year 100% Attenders

It is widely acknowledged that good attendance has a positive impact on progress. For any student to achieve 100% attendance over a school year is fantastic, showing real determination and strength of character. To achieve 100% over five full years of secondary education is extremely rare and a remarkable achievement.

Caitlin Curtis, Charles Liu, Naliah Ruhleman, Joanne Roper and Brendon Chadwick achieved 100% attendance during their five years at The Park Community School....

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Sports Presentation Evening 2018

Thursday 5th July, we held the 7th Sports Presentation Evening which celebrated the success of our extra-curricular clubs.  Although a warm evening, the outcome was terrific with team captains delivering brave and confident speeches and awarding the talented students we have at Park.  The finale was the Ultimate Performer and Team of the Year awards.  Well done to all the students who attended and a big thank you to all the parents who came and supported the evening.

Ultimate Team...

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KS3 Awards Presentation Evening 2018

Each year we celebrate and share the success of some of our finest students who are making the most progress; who are the Highest Attaining and have had the best Attitude to Learning across all three years of their time so far at Park. As the students move from Year 9 into their GCSEs it is an opportune time to take stock and reward real, hard work.

This year we have 74 student winners for one of the awards across 15 different subject areas. This recognises the broad and balanced...

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Year 9 Girls Crowned Devon Rounders Champions

After an unbeaten season in the North Devon league and a well-earned victory in the North Devon Schools Final against Holsworthy (scoring an impressive 10 Rounder’s in 15 balls) the Year 9 Park girls were invited down to Plymouth on Wednesday to represent North Devon in the Devon Summer School Games. The girls put in an outstanding display and played exceptionally well during their League matches, beating Oakhampton College, Torquay Girls’ Grammar School, Colyton Grammar and Plymouth High...

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Governors' Tea June 2018

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Hosted by Mrs Sanders, we enjoyed meeting this term’s award winners. Mrs Baker, our Chair of Governors, presented the awards. Mrs Sanders and Mr Roscoe highlighted the hard work and consistent effort shown by students. Our congratulations to them all.

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500 Merits...

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Summer Concert 2018

On the 20th June parents, carers and students gathered in the school hall for an evening of impressive music and dance. The items varied greatly throughout the night moving from Grade 8 Chopin piano recitals to Korean Boy Band dances. The first half finale included a musical theatre performance from Hair Spray that showed off the talents of the students. In the second half there were some very moving performances from students where emotional expression through music was clearly evident. The...

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Year 9 North Devon Rounders Champions

Park were one of seven schools taking part in the North Devon Rounders Tournament at South Molton on 5 June.  The girls faced South Molton and Holsworthy in their pool and beat them both to win the pool (SMolton 5-1 + Holsworthy 6-4) They then played GTS in the Semi finals comfortably beating them 5 and a half to 1).  Holsworthy beat Bideford in their semi final which meant we had to play them again in the final. ...

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Ten Tors 2018

Ten tors 2018, was another successful one for park School. Our 35 mile team of Joshua Pullen (leader) Keira Worral and Truesanna Cooper (navigators), Harry Huxtable, Skye Pintus and Courtney Bateman-Curtis, completed the challenge as a team.

The weekend was a typical one on Dartmoor, strong winds, driving rain and hot sunny periods. The team started at 7am on Saturday in the...

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Exmoor Challenge 2018

This year Park School entered two teams into the Exmoor Challenge.  It is a tough 17 mile walk around some of the most undulating parts of Exmoor and must be completed to a fixed time line (5 hours 30 minutes!).  

Our two teams did really well and with the warm weather, coped with sun burn and blisters. 

The mixed team made up of: Amelia Pengelly, Will Pengelly, James Figes and Lily Gullon. They completed the walk on time and in first place, winning the challenge for mixed...

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More Gold Medals For Girls Football

Big congratulations to our Year 7 Girls Football team for becoming the NORTH DEVON CHAMPIONS. The girls did themselves proud with their fantastic attitude and commitment in the final. The girls now go on to represent North Devon in Newton Abbot on the 24th May, good luck girls!