Author: Jo Moulton

Y10’s take part in Academic Insight Day

Date: 12th February 2024

Written by Mr K-K Careers Leader & KS4 Academic Mentor On Thursday 8th of February, fifteen of our aspiring Year 10 students took part in an Academic Insight Day at Exeter College. This was a fantastic event where students were able to learn about what Exeter College has to offer. The day has fantastically organised…

Devon’s Next Free Thinker Competition

Date: 10th February 2024

Our winning House Debating team went to Petroc to compete against four other local schools – South Molton, Ilfracombe, Bideford and Torrington – on Friday 9th February. The students excelled throughout the day, impressing other students, teachers and even out-debating the Exeter Uni students they were being trained by. They won the first round which…

Hospitality students visit prestigious hotel

Date: 10th February 2024

On the 8th February Year 11 Hospitality and Catering students visited Saunton Sands Hotel, delving into both front and back-of-house operations. The immersive tour covered kitchens, restaurants, stockrooms, swimming pool, bedrooms, and even the penthouse, leaving a lasting impression on all attendees. Witnessing the daily workings of the hotel provided invaluable insights into the diverse…

Fortescue Charity Bake Sale

Date: 9th February 2024

On Friday 9th, the amazing 7MJ brought in a wide variety of fantastic home-made cakes and bakes to sell to the school. There was also a luxury hot chocolate sale – and at one point, students were queuing out of the door for the whipped cream and marshmallow delights! They gave up all lunchtime to…

Peter Pan cast visit The Voice radio

Date: 8th February 2024

Today our Head of Drama Ms Tarling and three of the students involved in the upcoming production of Peter Pan visited The Voice radio station to talk about the show. Listen now to hear all about what it’s like to be past of the cast, and what’s in store for the lucky audience.    …

Top of the Bench Chemistry Competition

Date: 6th February 2024

Last term, we entered a team of some of our strongest chemistry students across Years 9-11 into the Royal Society of Chemistry’s ‘Top of the Bench’ competition. Students competed in the regional heat for the Peninsula section against teams across Devon and Cornwall. They were asked to work together to complete a report on the…

Our Library Assistants

Date: 6th February 2024

At Park School, there are always little jobs to be done in the library, such as putting on protective book covers of new books, returning books onto the shelves, and helping with some World Book Day activities. Mrs Veale the librarian, is lucky to have two library assistants that have volunteered to help. Well done…

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