Category: English

World Book Day

Date: 7th March 2024

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…

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

‘Kids Wrote This’ School Magazine

Please take a look at the latest edition of the ‘Kids Wrote This’ School Magazine. The students have once again done a fantastic job in writing their articles and designing their pages; I personally think it’s their best one yet and it’s a testament to how much time and effort they’ve dedicated to making it…

Kids Wrote This Magazine

Date: 31st May 2022

The latest Student Magazine, designed and written by our wonderful student team – guided by Miss Sweet-Escott – has been published. Packed with interesting articles, artwork, photos and prose, it is a great read! Please find it below: School Magazine – May 2022 Website

North Devon Youth Speaks Winners

Date: 8th February 2020

Date: Saturday, 8 February, 2020 Youth Speaks is an opportunity for young people to develop the ability to speak on a public platform, carry out research and formulate ideas, improve self-confidence and presentation skills, and work as a team. On Saturday 8th February, our two Youth Speak teams successfully competed in the Youth Speaks North…