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News Archive - June 2018

School leavers enjoy prom

Posted: 29th June 2018
After the stresses and strains of an extended exam season, year 11 leavers were able to relax and enjoy themselves at the annual Prom. Deputy Head, Mr Horton, was in charge of proceedings, and had arranged a fun-filled evening including a three-course meal, disco and photo booth. As is traditional, Mr Brock took to the decks during the evening, playing a set of quality drum and bass. The pupils arrived at the Barnstaple Hotel in various modes of transport including VW campers, a motor rickshaw and a vintage Ford Capri. Both boys and girls were looking their glamorous and sophisticated best, as their arrival was witnessed by dozens of family and friends. After dinner, it is reported that they danced the evening away and the dancefloor was still heaving when proceedings came to an end at 11pm. Pictured are early arrivals Phoebe Hutchings, Sophie Wilkinson, Mr Horton, Scarlett Rolls and Charlotte Gregory.

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Scorching Sports Day

Posted: 29th June 2018
The whole school celebrated Sports Day in the sun on June 27th. In the morning every student in the school took part in activities, and for once we were blessed with a beautiful sunny day with no anxieties in the lead-up as to whether we would have to re-arrange. Students who weren't involved with athletics heats took part in rounders, badminton or cycling, then in the afternoon everyone was at the track for finals. The Hockings ice cream van made a welcome appearance again, and Parent Partnership ran a fruit stall.. Students were encouraged to ditch the single use plastic bottle, and instead were offered refills of cool water for their drinking bottles. The music stage featured performances all afternoon by groups and solo artists including year 6/7 band Idol Giants. The event was recorded on video by year 11 pupil, Josh Tucker whose drone buzzed over the field unseen by most. Four school records were beaten, some of which had stood since 1990, and the overall winners were Croyde House.......again! Well ...

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