Category: 2014/15 Academic Year

Carnegie Shadowing

Date: 18th June 2015

On the 18th June, a group of our Year 8 and 9 students were fortunate enough to attend the Carnegie Shadowing event at Bideford College with English teacher Ms Keates. Our students came fourth place – missing third place by a mere one point. This was despite a technical hitch. Our Carnegie team, were delighted…

Ten Tors 2015

Date: 10th June 2015

Congratulations goes to the Park School 35 mile Ten Tors team who finished at 12:39 on 10th May, after a fantastic effort to finish as a complete team. This was an amazing result as throughout the training they had never walked this quickly. The team members were Sarah Williams, Nicola Dunkin, Cyra Braunton, Heather Warner,…

Continued Rugby Success

Date: 18th March 2015

We continue to achieve fantastic results on the rugby field this season, with more success at the finals night at Barnstaple RFC last Wednesday. The Year 7s won the u12s North Devon competition, beating Pilton 6 scores to 4 in the final. The Year 8s did fantastically well to reach the final, and were leading…

Ski Trip 2015 – Amazing Fun!

Date: 14th April 2015

Ski Trip organiser Mrs Freeman quoted “It was an amazing fabulous brilliant week! Superb conditions and fantastic students who really rose to the occasion and were a pleasure to spend a week with!”

Year 10 Rugby Team in the County Final

Date: 12th February 2015

Well done to our Year 10 Rugby Team who won their match against Torquay Boys Grammar School 7-5 and now go forward to the County Final against Ivybridge. Congratulations to Mr Galliford and the team!

Indoor Athletics Team are North Devon Champions

Date: 22nd January 2015

Congratulations to our Athletics team on winning the North Devon Championships at the Leisure Centre on Thursday 22nd January 2015. The team are now preparing for the next round of County Championships at the LIFE centre in Plymouth later this month.

Shakespeare Schools Festival Event

Date: 22nd October 2014

We are extremely excited to be a part of this year’s Shakespeare Schools Festival, a nationally run festival that offers local schools the opportunity to perform Shakespeare plays in their local theatres. Our performance of The Comedy of Errors will be performed at The Queen’s Theatre, Barnstaple on Monday 3rd November 2014 at 7pm and we are hoping for…

Education Business Excellence Award

Date: 9th October 2014

The Governors were pleased to accept the Assessor’s Report for the Education Business Excellence Award at their meeting on Thursday 9th October. The award is a measure of the quality of the links between the school and organisations and businesses in the community. The Assessor interviewed students about their experiences and how the external links…

Once in Fortescue, always in Fortescue!

Date: 22nd September 2014

Last year former Park Community School student Jack Bale, aged 18, who currently holds the title of Junior Male 3P British Rifle shooting Champion, contacted Park School to ask if there was any possibility of helping him fundraise to help cover training, travelling and equipment costs. Jack shoots 10m air rifle and .22 rifle at…

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