Category Archives: Parents

Sports Afternoon and Summer Fayre

Sports Afternoon will take place at the school on Wednesday 17th July at 1.45pm. Everyone is welcome to watch the children take part. The PTFA will be offering cream teas at the event and following on from the Sports Afternoon, they will be holding their Summer Fayre. There will be hot dogs to eat, cakes, candy floss and games to play – more information will

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Non-Uniform Day

The school is holding a non-uniform day on the last day of term (Tuesday 23rd July) in return for donations to the school funds.  All money raised will be put towards the development of the Class 2 outdoor area, which is designed to help those transitioning from Class 1 to Class 2.

Shirwell School Win Local Football Tournament

Shirwell Competed for the first time in two Barnstaple Area Year 6 football tournaments, one for girls and one for boys. Our boys got off to an amazing start winning 2-1 against Orchard Vale after going 0-1 down. They went on to finish 8th out of 15 teams, a great achievement in their first ever tournament and considering there were only two Year Six

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Shirwell School Win the North Devon Hockey Tournament

Earlier this term Shirwell competed in the North Devon Quicksticks final with 16 other schools.  We had three teams compete in the tournament showing the great strength in depth that we have in the school.  Our oldest children, Shirwell A, won the tournament unbeaten and without conceding a single goal.  This is our 5th victory in this tournament in six years, another wonderful achievement

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Shirwell Shooting Stars Show Jumping Success

Shirwell School have been competing for some years in the schools show jumping league as Shirwell Shooting Stars but last Sunday for the first time they finished first. They jumped the 40cm class, all double clear and overall 2nd.  In the 50cm class they all jumped double clear again and came first.  A great achievement as they were competing against 6 teams and 28

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2018-2019 Term Dates

Autumn Term 2018   First day:  Tuesday 4th September Last day:     Friday 21st December Half term: Monday 22nd October to Friday 26th October (incl) Non Pupil Day:  Friday 23rd November   Spring Term 2019 First day: Tuesday 8th January Last day:  Friday 5th April Half term:  Monday 18th February to Friday 22nd February (incl)   Summer Term 2019 First day:  Wednesday 24th April

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2019-2020 Term Dates

Autumn Term 2019   First day:  Wednesday 4th September Last day:     Friday 20th December Half term: Monday 21st October to Friday 25th October (incl)   Spring Term 2020 First day: Tuesday 7th January Last day:  Friday 27th March Half term:  Monday 17th February to Friday 21st February (incl)   Summer Term 2020 First day:  Wednesday 15th April Last day:  Wednesday 22nd July Half

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