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Simon Hall inspired our Year 10s

On Thursday 8th June 2017 the BBC’s Crime Correspondent and author Simon Hall came in to give an inspirational talk to all year 10 students about journalism.  It was a pleasure to meet him and we were all delighted that he took the time out of his busy schedule to talk to our students. 

His insights and advice have been really well received by those in attendance and will make a significant difference to their futures. 

Thanks goes to Mr Hall, we really appreciate it!

Well done - Year 7 Girls Football Team

Having been undefeated so far this year and winning the North Devon Final so convincingly, we had high hopes for the County Finals in Newton Abbot. We also knew however that we would be up against some of the best schools in Devon and that it wasn't going to be easy, especially having to play without our captain.

All girls played incredibly well on what was a very hot day and managed to stay unbeaten against the 7 schools they faced.

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Ten Tors 2017 Success

The Park Community School 45 mile Ten Tors team had a successful event with the whole team completing route U at 12:16 on Sunday. There were a few blisters but a great sense of achievement for them all. This is the fastest complete 45 mile team in recent memory, a superb effort by the team. The weather over the Ten Tors weekend was perfect walking conditions, Saturday was dry, cloudy with a little wind to cool them down and clear, warm and sunny on Sunday for the finish.    

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Well done to our Cricket Teams

The year 8 and year 10 cricket teams played Pilton on Tuesday 2nd May

Both teams won their matches. Year 10s won by 5 runs and Year 8s just scraped through winning by 1 run.
 
Their next match will be against Ilfracombe College.
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Gymnastics Success for Park!

On Saturday 25th March, 41 gymnasts represented Park School at the North Devon Schools Gymnastics Competition, held at Falcons Academy. The gymnasts worked so hard in the lead up to the yearly competition and their efforts and dedication absolutely paid off!

Team results are as followed:

  • U13 Novice Mixed – 2nd
    •  (Libby West, Harriet Jones, Fin Mead, Reece Herbert, Bob Murdoch)
  • U13 Novice Girls A – 2nd...
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North Devon U14 Girls Football Champions

This is the second year in a row this team of girls have become North Devon Champions.

This year they were unbeaten in their pool, beating South Molton, Chulmleigh and Great Torrington, scoring an impressive 38 goals and only conceding 1 throughout the 9 games played.

They then faced Bideford in the final who were the winners of the other pool.  Park took an early lead in the first half and then scored another right at the start of the second half, giving them a 2-0 lead. In...

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U12 N Devon Schools Girls Football Champions

On Wednesday the 22nd of March Park’s U12 Girls Football Team took part in a friendly tournament which also included the North Devon Schools Final against the winners of the other pool Ilfracombe. The first match for Park was against GTS, a school they had already beaten in the pool stages. GTS put up a good fight but Park came out on top winning 2-1. The next friendly was against Pilton. Park had the majority of the possession and had many attempts on goal throughout the game....

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U15 girls’ netball team are the North Devon Champions!

On Wednesday 22nd February, the North Devon Schools Year 10 Netball tournament took place at Bideford School.

Well done to the year 10 girls who have played some outstanding netball this year. The squad of 11 managed to defeat all teams they met in the tournament, displaying excellent skills and team work. Captained by an exceptional leader Kiara Clarke, who made some great tactical team choices on the day. They won their pool, beating Pilton, Kingsley, Bideford, Ilfracombe...

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Future Chef Success

Laura Comer in 10 KH successfully got through the regional round of future chef this week at Petroc and has now got through to the South West heat to be held in Dorset in April.

Well done Laura!

North Devon Indoor Athletics final

Year 8 competed at the North Devon Indoor Athletics Final at the North Devon Leisure Centre on Thursday 19th January with 5 other schools Events included 4 lap run, 2 lap run, standing long jump, vertical jump, shot put, speed bounce and relay.  The team came 2nd overall and will join Braunton School at the Devon finals in Plymouth on February 23rd. 

Well done to all involved.