Author: Jo Moulton

Y8 Rugby vs Chumleigh

Date: 27th February 2024

Written by Finn Galliford (Year 8 Captain) On 27th Feb the year 8s played Chulmleigh away, we won 9 tries to 1. The boys played well with some powerful running and good handling skills at times. The conditions were not very nice and the pitch was not easy to play quick rugby, despite this we…

Y9 & 10 students experience Science Live!

Date: 27th February 2024

On Tuesday 27th February we took 41 students from years 9 & 10 to the Forum theatre, Bath, for an informative day hearing from pioneering scientists at the top of their respective fields. We started the day with the infamous Sir Robert Winston who spoke to us about his work in human fertility. He was…

National Schools Badminton Competition

Date: 20th February 2024

On Tuesday 20th February 18 students represented Park School at the National Schools Badminton Competition, competing against other schools from across Devon.  There was lots of fantastic play throughout the day and it was great to see our players putting all their training into action.  There were some tough games and our teams showed resilience…

Park Ski 2024

Date: 17th February 2024

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…