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  • Greenpower Kit Car Club Race

    Published 12/06/24

    On Sunday 2nd June 2024 Bill, Dylan, Jonty, Seth and their families met with Mr. Stokes at 7am on a bright sunny morning at Castle Combe Racetrack. The Greenpower Kit Car Club had assembled to put their electric car to the test! The day was to consist of scrutineering to make sure that our car was safe and compliant, followed by a practice run. After the practice run there were two races for the team to compete in.

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  • U15 Cricket News

    Published 10/05/24
    The U15 Mixed Cricket Team entered the Devon School's Hardball Competition and have qualified for the second round after defeating Newton Abbot College by 90 runs.  After losing the toss and being put into bat, there were excellent indivi
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  • South Dartmoor Opera Company Performance

    Published 28/03/24
    The Marriage of Figaro is one of the jewels in the crown of the opera genre. The South Dartmoor performers (Rhys, May, Aaron, Loren, Ehama, Megan, Addi, Isla, Finn, Franky) have worked really hard over the course of the academic year t
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  • Body Language 2024

    Published 21/03/24
    There are many infectious things about Dance. One of its most inspiring qualities is the way that it brings people together and we were able to celebrate the power of this at this year’s Body Language performance platform. Over 250 tickets sold
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  • Year 12 Geography trip

    Published 11/03/24

    Whilst the South Dartmoor community was slumbering, cosy in their beds in the depths of the night, Year 12 geographers slipped off to start the annual field trip to the Isle of Arran. Keenly awaiting the arrival of the 2:45am Falcon bus to Bristol Airport, excitement illuminated Drumbridges roundabout and the size of the merry throng scared the driver!

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  • The Marriage of Figaro by Mozart

    Published 23/02/24

    A group of SDCC students have been working hard to put on a fully staged version of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro

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  • Year 10 GCSE Drama

    Published 23/02/24

    An Inspector Calls by J.B. Priestley‚Äč

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  • Strong Girls Event

    Published 14/12/23

    A group of Year 8 - 10s went to a ‘Strong Girls’ event in Exeter, hosted by St Luke’s School. More than 130 students took part, with schools from all over Devon attending. 

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  • Cricket County Finals

    Published 21/11/23

    Congratulations to the U15 girls' team, who qualified for the Indoor Cricket County Finals. We sent two teams to the district round of the Chance to Shine Competition at Paignton Community College. They were up against strong opposition, including two former county champions. The girls' team knew they had to be at their best to qualify.

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  • Hospital Appeal

    Published 20/11/23

    Former SDCC head of Geography Mustafa Shaikh would love your support in helping to raise some funds for the Plymouth Hospital Charity Keep Me Close charity. This is for families whose child is in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Derriford. The unit helped his grandson, Freddie, who was born 15 weeks premature in 2019.

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  • Mr Stokes Runs on Snacks and Stars

    Published 13/11/23

    Mr Stokes completed the Dartmoor Way 'The Full Circle' 100 at the weekend in an amazing 32 hours and 29 minutes, running a distance of 109 miles (175km). His highlights included enjoying the clarity of the night sky and being able to eat an awful lot of snacks! Here is his race report.

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  • Mr Stokes Prepares to Run

    Published 08/11/23

    Mr Stokes has been training for the Dartmoor Way 100, 'The Full Circle', a complete circumnavigation of Dartmoor, on Friday 10th - Saturday 11th November. Here he reminisces about a run he didn't prepare for so well and the lessons he learned from it.

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