Sports News

Sports News

The school is rightly proud of its sporting traditions and legacy. Our facilities are excellent, as are the numerous sporting activities, clubs and teams that students can get involved in. We currently offer clubs and teams for:

Sports

2023/24 Academic Year

Hard Ball Cricket returns to Park School

Date: 17th May 2024

Park school U15s competed in the County Cup Cricket competition against Shebbear College last Friday. In a very close and competitive game Park lost by...

2023/24 Academic Year
2023/24 Academic Year

Park U15 Girls are Devon Champions!

Date: 25th April 2024

2023/24 Academic Year

Inter House Cross Country event

Date: 23rd April 2024

2023/24 Academic Year

Sports Leaders officiate Primary Football Comp

Date: 26th March 2024

On 26th March 12 teams from the Barnstaple Primary Schools competed in this year’s Primary Football Competition, with Pilton Bluecoat the eventual winners and Sticklepath...

2023/24 Academic Year

KS4 girls reach SW round of Badminton Championships

Date: 18th March 2024

Following their recent success at the County Round, our Key Stage 4 Girls Badminton Team travelled to the University of Bath on Monday 18th March to...

2023/24 Academic Year

U12s rugby tournament

Date: 18th March 2024

On the 18th March our year 7s completed their final round of rugby fixtures with their U12s rugby tournament at Park. They went into the...

2023/24 Academic Year

Geography Rock Stars are announced!

Date: 16th March 2024

2023/24 Academic Year

U15 Girls reach Devon football final!

Date: 14th March 2024

Huge congratulations to the Park U15 girls football team who made it through to the Devon Schools final yesterday! The girls played 6 matches, winning...

2023/24 Academic Year

House Badminton results are in!

Date: 12th March 2024

2023/24 Academic Year

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...

2023/24 Academic Year

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...

2023/24 Academic Year

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,...

2023/24 Academic Year

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...

2023/24 Academic Year

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...

2023/24 Academic Year

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...

2023/24 Academic Year

Y10 Rugby Devon Cup Semi-Finals

Date: 9th February 2024

2023/24 Academic Year

Girls North Devon Football Finals

Date: 7th February 2024

On the 7th of February Park’s U14  & U16 took place in the North Devon girls football finals. Under 16s The U16 faced an untested...

2023/24 Academic Year

Year 7 Netball -first fixture

Date: 30th January 2024

A massive well done to the Year 7 netball players who played in their first fixture on Tuesday 30th of January League night 2. Both...

2023/24 Academic Year

Park hosts annual Primary Netball tournament

Date: 2nd February 2024

15 teams represented 10 of our Barnstaple Primary Schools on Wed 31st Jan at the Annual Primary Netball tournament on the courts at Park. All...

2023/24 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Girls Football Competition Round 3

Date: 2nd February 2024

Match report by George King, PE Technician This week the girls football teams played their last league fixtures to find out if they could make...

2023/24 Academic Year

Y7 Rugby fixture vs South Molton

Date: 31st January 2024

Yesterday our Year 7 rugby players travelled to South Molton for their third game of the season. Park took the game to their hosts from the...

2023/24 Academic Year

U13s Basketball vs Pilton

Date: 26th January 2024

Our Year 7 and 8 basketballers went across town to play their first competitive game against Pilton this week. They students loved the opportunity to...

2023/24 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Girls Football Competition Round 2

Date: 26th January 2024

Match report by George King, PE Technician On Wednesday this week Round 2 of the North Devon Girls Football Tournament took place at Ilfracombe Academy....

2023/24 Academic Year

Women’s Super League 2024

Date: 22nd January 2024

On Sunday we took a group of students to Manchester to watch a Women’s Super League fixture between Man City and Liverpool. It was a...

2023/24 Academic Year

Vitality Netball Nations Cup 2024

Date: 22nd January 2024

2023/24 Academic Year

Primary Schools Athletics Competition

Date: 19th January 2024

Today seven teams from our feeder primary schools took part in the sports hall athletics. Everyone took part in five different athletic events which included...

2023/24 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Girls Football Competition – Round 1

Date: 19th January 2024

Match report by Mr King, PE Technician Round 1 of the North Devon School girls football competition took place this week at Braunton astro turf....

2023/24 Academic Year

Exeter Chiefs Match Day Experience

Date: 15th January 2024

2023/24 Academic Year

Sports Leaders at Tennis Festival

Date: 12th January 2024

This week thirty of our Sports Leaders headed to Tarka Tennis to support the Primary Y4’s Tennis Festival. 210 Y4’s from 6 of our feeder...

2023/24 Academic Year

Year 10 Rugby Team crowned champions!

Date: 6th December 2023

2023/24 Academic Year

Girl Power!

Date: 24th November 2023

Today, two of our PE teachers took a group of year 7 girls to a rugby development day at Bideford Rugby Club. There were over...

2023/24 Academic Year

Y7 Football Final

Date: 23rd November 2023

Written by George King, P.E. Technician The students involved did amazingly to get to the final and now it was time to try and bring...

2023/24 Academic Year

Sports Leaders support Rising Stars Programme

Date: 22nd November 2023

On 21st November six Park Sports Leaders attended Day One of Barnstaple Primary School’s ‘Rising Stars in PE’ Programme at Tarka Tennis. The programme, designed...

2023/24 Academic Year

Yr7 Rugby Park v’s Braunton

Date: 21st November 2023

Today Park welcomed Braunton for their first league game of the season. A big game was expected with both teams boasting a large number of...

2023/24 Academic Year

U16s Netball Tournament

Date: 16th November 2023

On the 16th November the Park U16’s netball team took part in the North Devon Netball tournament and successfully qualified for the county round in...

2023/24 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Cross Country Event

Date: 7th November 2023

As the day started the elements once again served up a massive curveball and many students feared the worst. Heavy rain was undoubtedly going to...

2023/24 Academic Year

House Basketball Competition

Date: 20th October 2023

Well done to all students who took part in the House Basketball Competition over the last couple of weeks. We have some strong teams out...

2023/24 Academic Year

Multi Sport Festival

Date: 17th October 2023

On Tuesday 17th Oct, Park hosted the annual Y3 Multi Sports Festival on the astro pitch. We had 8 schools and 290 students take part. All...

2023/24 Academic Year

Stephen Shield Cross Country Event

Date: 13th October 2023

The Stephen Shield Cross country event took place on Friday 13th October at Torrington RFC. To say it was cross country weather was an understatement...

2023/24 Academic Year
2023/24 Academic Year

Primary Cross Country Festival

Date: 7th October 2023

2023/24 Academic Year

Mini Marathon

Date: 2nd October 2023

2023/24 Academic Year

Football Fixture – Park v Great Torrington School

Date: 26th September 2023

Great results for our first fixture of the year – well done to all those who played and supported the teams! PARK Year 7 A...

2022/23 Academic Year

House Sports Results 2023

Date: 1st February 2023

Well done to all involved in the house sports events that took place in January, the attitude shown by all students was excellent. Everyone who...

2022/23 Academic Year

Year 7 Netball League Fixtures

Date: 31st January 2023

Playing together as a team for the first time was both nerve racking and exciting. We worked hard in training getting to know each other...

2022/23 Academic Year

Year 8 Netball League Fixtures

Date: 31st January 2023

Our first match this week was against South Molton: a team we have beaten before, although the 1st half of the match was quite tough....

2022/23 Academic Year

Year 10 Netball League Fixtures

Date: 31st January 2023

On Tuesday 31st January, the Year 10 netball team played Braunton and South Molton. The Braunton game was a friendly with the Park team experimenting...

2022/23 Academic Year

Student Sport Achievement: Max Ridyard

Date: 26th January 2023

Max Ridyard, through a tremendous amount of hard work, determination and discipline, has been invited to attend the ‘Presidential Classic Invitational Gymnastics Competition’ in the...

2022/23 Academic Year

England vs Jamaica Netball Trip

Date: 14th January 2023

On Saturday 14th January, a group of forty netballers travelled to London to watch the England Roses vs the Jamaica Sunshine in a netball match....

2022/23 Academic Year

Year 7 Netball League Fixtures

Date: 24th January 2023

Opponents: Braunton, GTS and Ilfracombe The Year 7s had an excellent start to their school netball career with two wins against Ilfracombe (11-1) and GTS...

2022/23 Academic Year

Premier League Trip

Date: 14th January 2023

On the weekend of the 14th & 15th of January, we took forty-five students to London to watch two football matches, Watford v Blackpool and...

2022/23 Academic Year

Game Week 1: Year 9 Rugby Team vs Braunton

Date: 17th January 2023

Good result from the Year 9 boys this week at home to Braunton. The lads worked hard to win the match 35-19 after Braunton went...

2022/23 Academic Year

Game Week 1: Year 7 Rugby Team vs Braunton

Date: 17th January 2023

Park’s rugby season started with a tough fixture at home to Braunton Academy. Braunton narrowly beat Park in the recent North Devon Schools Football Final,...

2022/23 Academic Year

Year 9 Netball Tournament

Date: 1st December 2022

On Thursday 1st December, the Year 9 Netball B team played in a tournament against Pilton, Braunton and Ilfracombe. All the girls played really well...

2022/23 Academic Year

Year 7 Football Tournament

Date: 29th November 2022

The last football event for Park in 2022 was a B Team Football Tournament on home turf. The teams were selected due to their efforts...

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Climbing Competition

Date: 27th November 2022

On Sunday 27th November, seventeen of our students from Year 7 up to Year 11 represented the school at the Rock and Rapid Climbing Centre...

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Football Final: Year 10 vs Braunton

Date: 24th November 2022

After only winning 1 out of 2 trophies prior to this match. Everyone involved with Park football were keen to see Mr Phillips’ side go...

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Football Final: Year 11 vs Braunton

Date: 23rd November 2022

This year’s final was set to be a brilliant contest between two teams that have faced each other multiple times since Year 7. There was...

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Football Final: Year 7 Park vs Braunton

Date: 22nd November 2022

The last game of the football season provided a magnificent opportunity for Park’s Year 7s to bring home the North Devon Schools Football trophy. Archie...

2022/23 Academic Year

Our Year 11’s Last Netball Fixtures

Date: 22nd November 2022

On Tuesday 22nd November, our Year 11 netball team played their last fixtures for Park. They played Great Torrington School in the first match and...

2022/23 Academic Year

Fencing Triumph

Date: 20th November 2022

On Sunday 20th November, Jamie Schofield competed in the Buckland Junior Foil U13s Fencing Competition in Exeter. Competing on behalf of Barnstaple Fencing, Jamie faced...

2022/23 Academic Year

Year 11 Rugby Tournament at West Buckland

Date: 16th November 2022

Year 11 started their Rugby pre-season with a trip to West Buckland for a tournament against some familiar faces. Most of Bideford RFC’s Under 16s...

2022/23 Academic Year

FA Schools Football Cup: Park vs Priory Community School

Date: 15th November 2022

Weston-Super-Mare was the destination for the Year 11s fixture in the FA Schools Cup. Park faced Priory Community College and only a win would take...

2022/23 Academic Year

National Schools Badminton Championships – First Round

Date: 7th November 2022

On Monday 7th November, fourteen members of the Badminton Club went to Chulmleigh to compete in the first round of the National Schools Badminton Championships....

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Football Group Stage: Year 9 vs Chulmleigh

Date: 17th October 2022

After a very windy trip down the back roads to Chulmleigh, Park lined up for the last game of the tournament knowing a victory was...

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Football Group Stage: Year 10 vs Chulmleigh

Date: 17th October 2022

Not only were the Year 10s unbeaten leading up to the Chulmleigh fixture, they had also not conceded a single goal! An incredible record that...

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Football Group Stage: Year 8 vs Chulmleigh

Date: 18th October 2022

The last group fixture for Year 8 was a great opportunity to build some form and move on from last week’s disappointing result against Bideford....

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Netball League: Year 10

Date: 18th October 2022

Year 10 had a tough friendly against Braunton, after drawing with them two weeks ago it was a shame to come away with a 13-8...

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Football Group Stage: Year 7 vs Chulmleigh

Date: 17th October 2022

Year 7 were aiming to finish their first term at Park unbeaten. Winning against Great Torrington School and Bideford was the perfect start, but Chulmleigh...

2021/22 Academic Year

Equine Excellence

Date: 29th April 2022

Last weekend a group of students represented the school in competition as The Park Community School Show Jumping Team, under the guidance of Ms Beaman....

2021/22 Academic Year

Silver Success for our Year 8 Netballers

Date: 24th March 2022

On Thursday, there was more netball at Park, with the Year 8s playing in the North Devon Netball Tournament. The A team smashed it in...

2021/22 Academic Year

Year 10 Rugby Semi-Finals

Date: 23rd March 2022

The Year 10 rugby team looked to finish the season with a high on Wednesday when they travelled to Chulmleigh for the North Devon Schools...

2021/22 Academic Year

Waterfall Rugby Tournament

Date: 22nd March 2022

The Year 8 Rugby team continued their successful run on Tuesday during the North Devon Waterfall Tournament. The boys were unbeaten throughout the tournament, with...

2021/22 Academic Year

3rd Place for our Year 7 Netball A Team

On Tuesday, the Year 7 A and B teams played in the North Devon Tournament at Park. The A team got through to the semi-finals...

2021/22 Academic Year

Devon Football Star

Date: 20th March 2022

Park Student Leo Barraball was chosen out of thousands of 16 year olds in the county to represent Devon in a football match against Cornwall....

2021/22 Academic Year

English Schools Cross Country Success!

Date: 19th March 2022

Last weekend, three Park School students, Christopher Oliviera, Max Standen and Caleb Pirie, travelled to Kent to represent Devon in the English Schools Cross Country...

2017/18 Academic Year

More Gold Medals for Girls Football

Date: 27th April 2018

Big congratulations to our Year 7 Girls Football team for becoming the North Devon Champions. The girls did themselves proud with their fantastic attitude and...

2018/19 Academic Year

South West Floor and Vault Competition Results

Date: 4th March 2019

On Sunday 3rd March 2019, 21 students represented Park at the South West Floor & Vault competition at Kingsley, Bideford. The standard at the competition...

2018/19 Academic Year

Year 9 Rugby Team are North Devon Champions!

Congratulations to the Year 9 Rugby team who were crowned North Devon Champions on Wednesday 27th March, 2019

2015/16 Academic Year

South West Schools Cross-Country

Date: 16th January 2016

Seventeen Park students qualified to represent North Devon in the County schools cross-country on Saturday 16th January. Excellent effort by all those who took part...

2015/16 Academic Year

North Devon U14s Rounders Tournament Winners!

Date: 11th July 2016

The Year 9 rounders team played incredibly well, beating West Buckland in the semi-final 5-2 and beating South Molton in the final 6-4. Well done...

2014/15 Academic Year

Interhouse Swimming Gala Results

Date: 3rd February 2021

It was a fantastic day of competitive swimming. There were some very close races and all the swimmers did their absolute best for their House....

2019/20 Academic Year

U13 North Devon Netball Tournament 2020

Date: 4th March 2021

On Wednesday 4th March, 2020 our year 8 Netball team had their North Devon Netball Tournament. Another sporting fixture taking place in awful weather conditions,...

2019/20 Academic Year

English Schools Cross Country Cup National Final

Date: 10th December 2019

Congratulations to the Park Community School Year 7 and 8 Cross Country team who were the only state school team to reach the English Schools...

2019/20 Academic Year

North Devon Rugby Festival 2020

Date: 28th February 2020

On Friday 28th February Mr Blanchard and Mrs Whiskin took fifteen U13 girls to the North Devon Rugby Festival. In absolutely horrendous conditions, they played...

2014/15 Academic Year

Year 9 are ND Schools Football Champions!

Date: 18th November 2014

Date: Tuesday, 18 November, 2014 Our Year 9 Boys Football team are delighted to be the North Devon Schools football champions – the match was...

2014/15 Academic Year

Year 10 are ND Schools Football Champions!

Date: 26th November 2014

Wednesday the 26th of November was an important night for The Park School in the North Devon Schools Cup Final against local rivals, Pilton Community...

2014/15 Academic Year

U13’s Girls Rugby Festival

Date: 28th January 2015

Rugby is known for its rough and tough action and girls rugby is no exception! 10 of our Year 7 & 8’s took part in...

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Sports

Interhouse Swimming Gala 2015 Results

It was a fantastic day of competitive swimming. There were some very close races and ALL the swimmers did their absolute best for their House....

2014/15 Academic Year

U12 ND Schools Netball A & B Champions

Date: 17th March 2015

Date: Tuesday, 17 March, 2015 Both the A and B Team won their tournament On Tuesday 17th March, the North Devon Schools Year 7 Netball...

2014/15 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Athletics Championships 2015

Date: 13th May 2015

Date: Wednesday, 13 May, 2015 Wednesday 13th May saw an impressive display of talent from Park School compete in the North Devon Schools Athletics Championships...

2015/16 Academic Year

Park’s Hat-Trick!

Date: 5th October 2015

It was another massive win for Park School in the annual Stephen Shield cross country competition at Torrington this term. The event is entered by...

2016/17 Academic Year

English Schools Cross Country

Date: 5th October 2016

Date: Wednesday, 5 October, 2016 Park School travelled to Downside School in Radstock, Somerset to take part in the English Schools Cross Country for the...

2016/17 Academic Year

North Devon U14 Netball Champions!

Date: 8th November 2016

Date: Tuesday, 8 November, 2016 A and B team A and B team Our A team have been crowned North Devon U14 Netball Champions! On...

2016/17 Academic Year

Girls’ Rugby 2017

Date: 1st March 2017

Date: Wednesday, 1 March, 2017 Well done to the U13’s and the U15’s Girls’ Rugby team. Both teams went to Topsham RFC to represent North...

2016/17 Academic Year

Devon Schools Gym Competition 2017

Date: 25th March 2017

Date: Saturday, 25 March, 2017 On Saturday 25th March, 41 gymnasts represented Park School at the North Devon Schools Gymnastics Competition, held at Falcons Academy....

Girl in a jacket
2016/17 Academic Year

Indoor Athletics 2017

Date: 3rd April 2017

Date: Monday, 3 April, 2017 The year 8 mixed team came 2nd in the North Devon competition, which meant they travelled to Plymouth Life Centre...

2016/17 Academic Year

Double Rugby Champions 2017

Date: 4th August 2017

Date: Tuesday, 4 April, 2017 Under 15’s Team Park School boys team are Double Champions and ready to represent North Devon in the County Semi...

2016/17 Academic Year

Gymnastics Success for Park!

Date: 24th April 2017

Date: Monday, 24 April, 2017 On Saturday 25th March, 41 gymnasts represented Park School at the North Devon Schools Gymnastics Competition, held at Falcons Academy....

2016/17 Academic Year

Devon Schools Athletics Championships

Date: 17th May 2017

Date: Wednesday, 17 May, 2017 On 17th May 2017, Park School entered the North Devon Schools Athletics Championships. The teams were made up of Year...

2016/17 Academic Year

Well done – Year 7 Girls Football Team

Date: 25th May 2017

Date: Thursday, 25 May, 2017 Having been undefeated so far this year and winning the North Devon Final so convincingly, we had high hopes for...

2016/17 Academic Year

Qualified as a Swimming Teacher

Date: 5th June 2017

Date: Monday, 5 June, 2017 Year 11 student Emily Bousted have recently passed and qualified as Level 2 Swimming Teacher with the Swimming Teachers Association....

2016/17 Academic Year

New School Rugby Team Kit

Date: 14th June 2017

Date: Wednesday, 14 June, 2017 The PE department would like to thank the Friends of Park and Devon Active Sports for their contribution towards the...

2017/18 Academic Year

2017 North Devon U14 Girls Football Champions!

Date: 19th September 2017

Date: Tuesday, 19 September, 2017 This is the second year in a row this team of girls have become North Devon Champions. This year they...

2017/18 Academic Year

Netball Tournament Success

Date: 28th September 2017

Date: Thursday, 28 September, 2017 On Tuesday 26th September 2017, our Year 8, 9, 10 & 11 netball teams played against Chulmleigh, Torrington and Ilfracombe...

2017/18 Academic Year

U14 North Devon Netball Champions 2017

Date: 9th November 2017

Date: Thursday, 9 November, 2017 On Monday 6th November 2017, our year 9 netball team played Braunton, Pilton, Shebbear and Ilfracombe in the group rounds...

2017/18 Academic Year

Year 11 Netball team through to County Tournament

Date: 14th November 2017

Date: Tuesday, 14 November, 2017 Our year 11 netball team had a really successful evening of netball on 14th November 2017. They came second in...

2017/18 Academic Year

Year 8 Football Team – North Devon Champions!

Date: 21st November 2017

Date: Tuesday, 21 November, 2017 Congratulations to our Year 8 Football team who beat Braunton 2-0 at the North Devon final on Tuesday 21st Nov,...

2017/18 Academic Year

U14s and U15s in Rugby School Cup Final

Date: 10th January 2018

Date: Wednesday, 10 January, 2018 Match Report byTeam Captain Ryan Smale On Tuesday 9th January, Year 10 rugby team competed in the school cup county...

2018/19 Academic Year

Year 10 Rugby School Cup Champions

Date: 16th January 2018

Date: Tuesday, 16 January, 2018 The year 9 & 10 Rugby School Cup Finals took place at Bideford RFC on Tuesday 16th January. The year...

2017/18 Academic Year

Year 8 North Devon Schools Indoor Athletics Winners

Date: 19th January 2018

Date: Friday, 19 January, 2018 The North Devon Schools Indoor Athletics competition took place at GTS on Friday 19th January. The team comprised of 6...

2017/18 Academic Year

U14 Girls Football North Devon Champions 2018

Date: 9th March 2018

Date: Friday, 9 March, 2018 They remain undefeated and the the ND Champions for the 3rd year in a row. The team now go on...

2018/19 Academic Year

U16 North Devon Netball Tournament 2019

Date: 15th February 2019

Date: Friday, 15 February, 2019 On Thursday 14th February , the Year 10s played in the North Devon Netball Tournament. They started the tournament very...

Gymnastics

North Devon Schools Gymnastics competition

Date: 1st March 2020

On Sunday 1st March 2020, Park School competed in the North Devon Schools Gymnastics competition held at Kingsley School, Bideford. Fifty gymnasts took part and...

2019/20 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Gymnastics competition

Date: 1st March 2020

On Sunday 1st March 2020, Park School competed in the North Devon Schools Gymnastics competition held at Kingsley School, Bideford. Fifty gymnasts took part and...

Athletics

2014/15 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Athletics Championships 2015

Date: 13th May 2015

Date: Wednesday, 13 May, 2015 Wednesday 13th May saw an impressive display of talent from Park School compete in the North Devon Schools Athletics Championships...

Girl in a jacket
2016/17 Academic Year

Indoor Athletics 2017

Date: 3rd April 2017

Date: Monday, 3 April, 2017 The year 8 mixed team came 2nd in the North Devon competition, which meant they travelled to Plymouth Life Centre...

2016/17 Academic Year

Devon Schools Athletics Championships

Date: 17th May 2017

Date: Wednesday, 17 May, 2017 On 17th May 2017, Park School entered the North Devon Schools Athletics Championships. The teams were made up of Year...

2017/18 Academic Year

Year 8 North Devon Schools Indoor Athletics Winners

Date: 19th January 2018

Date: Friday, 19 January, 2018 The North Devon Schools Indoor Athletics competition took place at GTS on Friday 19th January. The team comprised of 6...

Basketball

2023/24 Academic Year

U13s Basketball vs Pilton

Date: 26th January 2024

Our Year 7 and 8 basketballers went across town to play their first competitive game against Pilton this week. They students loved the opportunity to...

Cross Country Running

2023/24 Academic Year

Inter House Cross Country event

Date: 23rd April 2024

2023/24 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Cross Country Event

Date: 7th November 2023

As the day started the elements once again served up a massive curveball and many students feared the worst. Heavy rain was undoubtedly going to...

2023/24 Academic Year

Stephen Shield Cross Country Event

Date: 13th October 2023

The Stephen Shield Cross country event took place on Friday 13th October at Torrington RFC. To say it was cross country weather was an understatement...

2023/24 Academic Year

Primary Cross Country Festival

Date: 7th October 2023

2021/22 Academic Year

English Schools Cross Country Success!

Date: 19th March 2022

Last weekend, three Park School students, Christopher Oliviera, Max Standen and Caleb Pirie, travelled to Kent to represent Devon in the English Schools Cross Country...

2015/16 Academic Year

South West Schools Cross-Country

Date: 16th January 2016

Seventeen Park students qualified to represent North Devon in the County schools cross-country on Saturday 16th January. Excellent effort by all those who took part...

2019/20 Academic Year

English Schools Cross Country Cup National Final

Date: 10th December 2019

Congratulations to the Park Community School Year 7 and 8 Cross Country team who were the only state school team to reach the English Schools...

2015/16 Academic Year

Park’s Hat-Trick!

Date: 5th October 2015

It was another massive win for Park School in the annual Stephen Shield cross country competition at Torrington this term. The event is entered by...

2016/17 Academic Year

English Schools Cross Country

Date: 5th October 2016

Date: Wednesday, 5 October, 2016 Park School travelled to Downside School in Radstock, Somerset to take part in the English Schools Cross Country for the...

Dance

2023/24 Academic Year

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...

Football

2023/24 Academic Year

Park U15 Girls are Devon Champions!

Date: 25th April 2024

2023/24 Academic Year

U15 Girls reach Devon football final!

Date: 14th March 2024

Huge congratulations to the Park U15 girls football team who made it through to the Devon Schools final yesterday! The girls played 6 matches, winning...

2023/24 Academic Year

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...

2023/24 Academic Year

Girls North Devon Football Finals

Date: 7th February 2024

On the 7th of February Park’s U14  & U16 took place in the North Devon girls football finals. Under 16s The U16 faced an untested...

2023/24 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Girls Football Competition Round 3

Date: 2nd February 2024

Match report by George King, PE Technician This week the girls football teams played their last league fixtures to find out if they could make...

2023/24 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Girls Football Competition Round 2

Date: 26th January 2024

Match report by George King, PE Technician On Wednesday this week Round 2 of the North Devon Girls Football Tournament took place at Ilfracombe Academy....

2023/24 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Girls Football Competition – Round 1

Date: 19th January 2024

Match report by Mr King, PE Technician Round 1 of the North Devon School girls football competition took place this week at Braunton astro turf....

2023/24 Academic Year

Y7 Football Final

Date: 23rd November 2023

Written by George King, P.E. Technician The students involved did amazingly to get to the final and now it was time to try and bring...

2023/24 Academic Year

Football Fixture – Park v Great Torrington School

Date: 26th September 2023

Great results for our first fixture of the year – well done to all those who played and supported the teams! PARK Year 7 A...

2022/23 Academic Year

Premier League Trip

Date: 14th January 2023

On the weekend of the 14th & 15th of January, we took forty-five students to London to watch two football matches, Watford v Blackpool and...

2022/23 Academic Year

Year 7 Football Tournament

Date: 29th November 2022

The last football event for Park in 2022 was a B Team Football Tournament on home turf. The teams were selected due to their efforts...

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Football Final: Year 10 vs Braunton

Date: 24th November 2022

After only winning 1 out of 2 trophies prior to this match. Everyone involved with Park football were keen to see Mr Phillips’ side go...

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Football Final: Year 11 vs Braunton

Date: 23rd November 2022

This year’s final was set to be a brilliant contest between two teams that have faced each other multiple times since Year 7. There was...

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Football Final: Year 7 Park vs Braunton

Date: 22nd November 2022

The last game of the football season provided a magnificent opportunity for Park’s Year 7s to bring home the North Devon Schools Football trophy. Archie...

2022/23 Academic Year

FA Schools Football Cup: Park vs Priory Community School

Date: 15th November 2022

Weston-Super-Mare was the destination for the Year 11s fixture in the FA Schools Cup. Park faced Priory Community College and only a win would take...

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Football Group Stage: Year 9 vs Chulmleigh

Date: 17th October 2022

After a very windy trip down the back roads to Chulmleigh, Park lined up for the last game of the tournament knowing a victory was...

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Football Group Stage: Year 10 vs Chulmleigh

Date: 17th October 2022

Not only were the Year 10s unbeaten leading up to the Chulmleigh fixture, they had also not conceded a single goal! An incredible record that...

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Football Group Stage: Year 8 vs Chulmleigh

Date: 18th October 2022

The last group fixture for Year 8 was a great opportunity to build some form and move on from last week’s disappointing result against Bideford....

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Football Group Stage: Year 7 vs Chulmleigh

Date: 17th October 2022

Year 7 were aiming to finish their first term at Park unbeaten. Winning against Great Torrington School and Bideford was the perfect start, but Chulmleigh...

2021/22 Academic Year

Devon Football Star

Date: 20th March 2022

Park Student Leo Barraball was chosen out of thousands of 16 year olds in the county to represent Devon in a football match against Cornwall....

2017/18 Academic Year

More Gold Medals for Girls Football

Date: 27th April 2018

Big congratulations to our Year 7 Girls Football team for becoming the North Devon Champions. The girls did themselves proud with their fantastic attitude and...

2014/15 Academic Year

Year 9 are ND Schools Football Champions!

Date: 18th November 2014

Date: Tuesday, 18 November, 2014 Our Year 9 Boys Football team are delighted to be the North Devon Schools football champions – the match was...

2014/15 Academic Year

Year 10 are ND Schools Football Champions!

Date: 26th November 2014

Wednesday the 26th of November was an important night for The Park School in the North Devon Schools Cup Final against local rivals, Pilton Community...

2016/17 Academic Year

Well done – Year 7 Girls Football Team

Date: 25th May 2017

Date: Thursday, 25 May, 2017 Having been undefeated so far this year and winning the North Devon Final so convincingly, we had high hopes for...

2017/18 Academic Year

2017 North Devon U14 Girls Football Champions!

Date: 19th September 2017

Date: Tuesday, 19 September, 2017 This is the second year in a row this team of girls have become North Devon Champions. This year they...

2017/18 Academic Year

Year 8 Football Team – North Devon Champions!

Date: 21st November 2017

Date: Tuesday, 21 November, 2017 Congratulations to our Year 8 Football team who beat Braunton 2-0 at the North Devon final on Tuesday 21st Nov,...

2017/18 Academic Year

U14 Girls Football North Devon Champions 2018

Date: 9th March 2018

Date: Friday, 9 March, 2018 They remain undefeated and the the ND Champions for the 3rd year in a row. The team now go on...

Gymnastics

2022/23 Academic Year

Student Sport Achievement: Max Ridyard

Date: 26th January 2023

Max Ridyard, through a tremendous amount of hard work, determination and discipline, has been invited to attend the ‘Presidential Classic Invitational Gymnastics Competition’ in the...

2018/19 Academic Year

South West Floor and Vault Competition Results

Date: 4th March 2019

On Sunday 3rd March 2019, 21 students represented Park at the South West Floor & Vault competition at Kingsley, Bideford. The standard at the competition...

2016/17 Academic Year

Devon Schools Gym Competition 2017

Date: 25th March 2017

Date: Saturday, 25 March, 2017 On Saturday 25th March, 41 gymnasts represented Park School at the North Devon Schools Gymnastics Competition, held at Falcons Academy....

2016/17 Academic Year

Gymnastics Success for Park!

Date: 24th April 2017

Date: Monday, 24 April, 2017 On Saturday 25th March, 41 gymnasts represented Park School at the North Devon Schools Gymnastics Competition, held at Falcons Academy....

Gymnastics

North Devon Schools Gymnastics competition

Date: 1st March 2020

On Sunday 1st March 2020, Park School competed in the North Devon Schools Gymnastics competition held at Kingsley School, Bideford. Fifty gymnasts took part and...

2019/20 Academic Year

North Devon Schools Gymnastics competition

Date: 1st March 2020

On Sunday 1st March 2020, Park School competed in the North Devon Schools Gymnastics competition held at Kingsley School, Bideford. Fifty gymnasts took part and...

Horse Riding

2021/22 Academic Year

Equine Excellence

Date: 29th April 2022

Last weekend a group of students represented the school in competition as The Park Community School Show Jumping Team, under the guidance of Ms Beaman....

Netball

2023/24 Academic Year

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...

2023/24 Academic Year

Year 7 Netball -first fixture

Date: 30th January 2024

A massive well done to the Year 7 netball players who played in their first fixture on Tuesday 30th of January League night 2. Both...

2023/24 Academic Year

Park hosts annual Primary Netball tournament

Date: 2nd February 2024

15 teams represented 10 of our Barnstaple Primary Schools on Wed 31st Jan at the Annual Primary Netball tournament on the courts at Park. All...

2023/24 Academic Year

Vitality Netball Nations Cup 2024

Date: 22nd January 2024

2023/24 Academic Year

U16s Netball Tournament

Date: 16th November 2023

On the 16th November the Park U16’s netball team took part in the North Devon Netball tournament and successfully qualified for the county round in...

2022/23 Academic Year

Year 7 Netball League Fixtures

Date: 31st January 2023

Playing together as a team for the first time was both nerve racking and exciting. We worked hard in training getting to know each other...

2022/23 Academic Year

Year 8 Netball League Fixtures

Date: 31st January 2023

Our first match this week was against South Molton: a team we have beaten before, although the 1st half of the match was quite tough....

2022/23 Academic Year

Year 10 Netball League Fixtures

Date: 31st January 2023

On Tuesday 31st January, the Year 10 netball team played Braunton and South Molton. The Braunton game was a friendly with the Park team experimenting...

2022/23 Academic Year

England vs Jamaica Netball Trip

Date: 14th January 2023

On Saturday 14th January, a group of forty netballers travelled to London to watch the England Roses vs the Jamaica Sunshine in a netball match....

2022/23 Academic Year

Year 7 Netball League Fixtures

Date: 24th January 2023

Opponents: Braunton, GTS and Ilfracombe The Year 7s had an excellent start to their school netball career with two wins against Ilfracombe (11-1) and GTS...

2022/23 Academic Year

Year 9 Netball Tournament

Date: 1st December 2022

On Thursday 1st December, the Year 9 Netball B team played in a tournament against Pilton, Braunton and Ilfracombe. All the girls played really well...

2022/23 Academic Year

Our Year 11’s Last Netball Fixtures

Date: 22nd November 2022

On Tuesday 22nd November, our Year 11 netball team played their last fixtures for Park. They played Great Torrington School in the first match and...

2022/23 Academic Year

North Devon Netball League: Year 10

Date: 18th October 2022

Year 10 had a tough friendly against Braunton, after drawing with them two weeks ago it was a shame to come away with a 13-8...

2021/22 Academic Year

Silver Success for our Year 8 Netballers

Date: 24th March 2022

On Thursday, there was more netball at Park, with the Year 8s playing in the North Devon Netball Tournament. The A team smashed it in...

2021/22 Academic Year

3rd Place for our Year 7 Netball A Team

On Tuesday, the Year 7 A and B teams played in the North Devon Tournament at Park. The A team got through to the semi-finals...

2019/20 Academic Year

U13 North Devon Netball Tournament 2020

Date: 4th March 2021

On Wednesday 4th March, 2020 our year 8 Netball team had their North Devon Netball Tournament. Another sporting fixture taking place in awful weather conditions,...

2014/15 Academic Year

U12 ND Schools Netball A & B Champions

Date: 17th March 2015

Date: Tuesday, 17 March, 2015 Both the A and B Team won their tournament On Tuesday 17th March, the North Devon Schools Year 7 Netball...

2016/17 Academic Year

North Devon U14 Netball Champions!

Date: 8th November 2016

Date: Tuesday, 8 November, 2016 A and B team A and B team Our A team have been crowned North Devon U14 Netball Champions! On...

2017/18 Academic Year

Netball Tournament Success

Date: 28th September 2017

Date: Thursday, 28 September, 2017 On Tuesday 26th September 2017, our Year 8, 9, 10 & 11 netball teams played against Chulmleigh, Torrington and Ilfracombe...

2017/18 Academic Year

U14 North Devon Netball Champions 2017

Date: 9th November 2017

Date: Thursday, 9 November, 2017 On Monday 6th November 2017, our year 9 netball team played Braunton, Pilton, Shebbear and Ilfracombe in the group rounds...

2017/18 Academic Year

Year 11 Netball team through to County Tournament

Date: 14th November 2017

Date: Tuesday, 14 November, 2017 Our year 11 netball team had a really successful evening of netball on 14th November 2017. They came second in...

2018/19 Academic Year

U16 North Devon Netball Tournament 2019

Date: 15th February 2019

Date: Friday, 15 February, 2019 On Thursday 14th February , the Year 10s played in the North Devon Netball Tournament. They started the tournament very...

Rugby

2023/24 Academic Year

U12s rugby tournament

Date: 18th March 2024

On the 18th March our year 7s completed their final round of rugby fixtures with their U12s rugby tournament at Park. They went into the...

2023/24 Academic Year

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,...

2023/24 Academic Year

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...

2023/24 Academic Year

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...

2023/24 Academic Year

Y10 Rugby Devon Cup Semi-Finals

Date: 9th February 2024

2023/24 Academic Year

Y7 Rugby fixture vs South Molton

Date: 31st January 2024

Yesterday our Year 7 rugby players travelled to South Molton for their third game of the season. Park took the game to their hosts from the...

2023/24 Academic Year

Exeter Chiefs Match Day Experience

Date: 15th January 2024

2023/24 Academic Year

Year 10 Rugby Team crowned champions!

Date: 6th December 2023

2023/24 Academic Year

Girl Power!

Date: 24th November 2023

Today, two of our PE teachers took a group of year 7 girls to a rugby development day at Bideford Rugby Club. There were over...

2023/24 Academic Year

Yr7 Rugby Park v’s Braunton

Date: 21st November 2023

Today Park welcomed Braunton for their first league game of the season. A big game was expected with both teams boasting a large number of...

2022/23 Academic Year

Game Week 1: Year 9 Rugby Team vs Braunton

Date: 17th January 2023

Good result from the Year 9 boys this week at home to Braunton. The lads worked hard to win the match 35-19 after Braunton went...

2022/23 Academic Year

Game Week 1: Year 7 Rugby Team vs Braunton

Date: 17th January 2023

Park’s rugby season started with a tough fixture at home to Braunton Academy. Braunton narrowly beat Park in the recent North Devon Schools Football Final,...

2022/23 Academic Year

Year 11 Rugby Tournament at West Buckland

Date: 16th November 2022

Year 11 started their Rugby pre-season with a trip to West Buckland for a tournament against some familiar faces. Most of Bideford RFC’s Under 16s...

2021/22 Academic Year

Year 10 Rugby Semi-Finals

Date: 23rd March 2022

The Year 10 rugby team looked to finish the season with a high on Wednesday when they travelled to Chulmleigh for the North Devon Schools...

2021/22 Academic Year

Waterfall Rugby Tournament

Date: 22nd March 2022

The Year 8 Rugby team continued their successful run on Tuesday during the North Devon Waterfall Tournament. The boys were unbeaten throughout the tournament, with...

2018/19 Academic Year

Year 9 Rugby Team are North Devon Champions!

Congratulations to the Year 9 Rugby team who were crowned North Devon Champions on Wednesday 27th March, 2019

2019/20 Academic Year

North Devon Rugby Festival 2020

Date: 28th February 2020

On Friday 28th February Mr Blanchard and Mrs Whiskin took fifteen U13 girls to the North Devon Rugby Festival. In absolutely horrendous conditions, they played...

2014/15 Academic Year

U13’s Girls Rugby Festival

Date: 28th January 2015

Rugby is known for its rough and tough action and girls rugby is no exception! 10 of our Year 7 & 8’s took part in...

2016/17 Academic Year

Girls’ Rugby 2017

Date: 1st March 2017

Date: Wednesday, 1 March, 2017 Well done to the U13’s and the U15’s Girls’ Rugby team. Both teams went to Topsham RFC to represent North...

2016/17 Academic Year

Double Rugby Champions 2017

Date: 4th August 2017

Date: Tuesday, 4 April, 2017 Under 15’s Team Park School boys team are Double Champions and ready to represent North Devon in the County Semi...

2016/17 Academic Year

New School Rugby Team Kit

Date: 14th June 2017

Date: Wednesday, 14 June, 2017 The PE department would like to thank the Friends of Park and Devon Active Sports for their contribution towards the...

2017/18 Academic Year

U14s and U15s in Rugby School Cup Final

Date: 10th January 2018

Date: Wednesday, 10 January, 2018 Match Report byTeam Captain Ryan Smale On Tuesday 9th January, Year 10 rugby team competed in the school cup county...

2018/19 Academic Year

Year 10 Rugby School Cup Champions

Date: 16th January 2018

Date: Tuesday, 16 January, 2018 The year 9 & 10 Rugby School Cup Finals took place at Bideford RFC on Tuesday 16th January. The year...

Swimming

2023/24 Academic Year
2014/15 Academic Year

Interhouse Swimming Gala Results

Date: 3rd February 2021

It was a fantastic day of competitive swimming. There were some very close races and all the swimmers did their absolute best for their House....

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Sports

Interhouse Swimming Gala 2015 Results

It was a fantastic day of competitive swimming. There were some very close races and ALL the swimmers did their absolute best for their House....

2016/17 Academic Year

Qualified as a Swimming Teacher

Date: 5th June 2017

Date: Monday, 5 June, 2017 Year 11 student Emily Bousted have recently passed and qualified as Level 2 Swimming Teacher with the Swimming Teachers Association....