Category: Academic

Year 7s rank with UKs best at Cyber Cup

Date: 18th March 2024

This year the Computing department entered four year 7’s into the National Cyber Security competition for Key Stage 3 students. The students: Stella Schlaphoff Oscar Mchomvu Lucy Perrin Henry Porche competed against students in Years 7, 8 and 9 and worked amazingly as a team to complete the challenges and break the codes. As a…

World Book Day

Date: 7th March 2024

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…

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…

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.    …

House Debating Competition

Date: 18th January 2024

English students experience Macbeth

Date: 16th November 2023

On the 15th November, the English department took a fantastic group of Year 10 and 11 students to watch a contemporary performance of Shakespeare’s Macbeth at the Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe. Students and teachers were impressed by the modern day take on Shakespeare’s tragedy, particularly its 70s disco twist on a very famous scene. This experience…

Author Visit

Date: 26th September 2023

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