Author: Jo Moulton

National Theatre perform at Park

Date: 12th March 2024

On Wednesday 5 crew and 10 actors joined us from the National Theatre to perform their touring production of Jekyll & Hyde. 150 students had the exciting opportunity to watch a full-scale 90-minute show followed by a 30-minute Q&A with the cast and creatives. This production was only in North Devon for one week, visiting…

Y8s claim 3rd at North Devon netball tournament

Date: 12th March 2024

On 12th March the year 8 girls took part in the North Devon netball tournament. It was a very long and tiring afternoon but they battled through and came a very respectable 3rd place!

U15 girls reach ND Schools football final!

Date: 7th March 2024

Written by Mr King, PE Technician On the 7th March the U15 (year 9 & 10) Park girls football team took part in a North Devon schools tournament with the aim to try and qualify for next round Devon tournament in Newton Abbot. The team was laser focused beforehand and knew that it was not…

Tegan wows at Future Chefs competition

Date: 7th March 2024

Well done to Tegan Williams who won the second round of the Rotary Future Chef competition at Tavistock.  She’s heading to Cardiff at the end of the month for the next round. Her winning menu was duck with cherry sauce and fondant potatoes with apple frangipane tart with Chantilly cream.   The judging chef said…

Sports Leaders support Dance Festival

Date: 6th March 2024

On Wednesday 6th March over 100 Primary Students took part in our annual Dance festival in the School Hall. The choreography was led by Expressive Art students and Lauren Keerie from Petroc, who took the students through dance moves related to ‘A Journey through the Jungle’. All the students were able to add their own…

World Book Day

Date: 7th March 2024

Student forum with Town Council

Date: 5th March 2024

On 5th March Park School students took part in a forum with Barnstaple Town Council to voice their opinions about the town. The aim was to hear about what youngsters would like to see in the Barnstaple area to make it more appealing for them at weekends and evenings. Some amazing thoughts and ideas were…

Year 8 triumph at Rugby 7’s!

Date: 6th March 2024

The year 8’s continued to show their dominance in this age group winning all their games in the rugby 7’s tournament held at West Buckland, which included 2 wins over the other dominant side there which was the home side. The work effort shown by all was phenomenal with some big tackles, and great ball…

Y7s Rugby success vs Chumleigh

Date: 29th February 2024

On Thursday our Yr7s played their final league match of the season against Chulmleigh. The team were looking to build on impressive results against Braunton and South Molton and handed 3 new players the opportunity to represent the school. In challenging conditions, the team retained possession well and moved their opponents around the field with…