+++ FOOTBALL AT HALWILL THIS EVENING (TUESDAY 11TH) HAS BEEN CANCELLED +++ Thanks to everyone who came along to the family quiz on Saturday evening. Well done to the Hockin/Hunter team who won! +++ House PE t-shirts have been ordered and will be here in time for sports’ day on June 19th +++ Teddy Class are visiting the Burton Gallery in Bideford on Monday (10th June)  +++ It was lovely to see our new reception children in school as they start their induction sessions +++ There is an SSSG meeting on Wednesday afternoon (12th June) at 2.30pm +++
Shebbear Community School

Shebbear, Beaworthy,

EX21 5SG

09:00 - 15:30

Monday to Friday

Shebbear Community School

Shebbear, Beaworthy,

EX21 5SG

09:00 - 15:30

Monday to Friday

Visitors from Guatemala

On Thursday afternoon, we were pleased to welcome Rosalie and Mark Balfour in to school to talk about their work in Guatemala. It was particularly pertinent as the children have been learning about the Mayan people who originated from Guatemala. For Rosalie, it was like stepping back in time as she attended Shebbear School as a girl. She was able to have a tour and see the many changes that have taken place since she left. Rosalie is the daughter of Nigel Mead who was the vicar at Shebbear church for 25 years. They talked about their work with street children in Guatemala City through the charity Street Kids Direct. They talked about how many of the children they work with are homeless and may have to sleep in a cardboard box (Buster in reception showed what this would be like). They also told us that the children will collect litter which they can sell to be recycled but often working in awful conditions and having to wade through rotting food to retrieve it. Victor and Bethany did a litter pick in the hall to demonstrate (without the rotting food thankfully). It was a really thought provoking assembly and made us all realise how lucky we are! Thanks to Martin Warren for arranging the visit along with Mark and Rosalie for coming in. You can see details of the work through the website: https://streetkidsdirect.org.uk/

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