Success at the National Climbing Finals

Year 9 student Ruby Petch attended the National Youth Climbing Series Finals at Ratho in Edinburgh on 23rd April.

She was placed a fantastic 5th in her category of 34 competitors from all over Britain with just 8 points between her and the top score.

It was an amazing experience for Ruby and one that she is keen to repeat!

Team South West came 3rd overall. Congratulations to you all.

SMCC Rugby boys North Devon champions for second year running

South Molton Community College Rugby boys are North Devon champions second year running

On Wednesday, 13th April Barnstaple Rugby Club hosted the North Devon Schools U15 Boys final for South Molton Community College and Park Community School.

The boys from South Molton Community College showed an incredible performance winning with 5 tries and two conversions and were crowned North Devon champions with a score of 29-0. Team captain, Josh Thorne said ‘It was brilliant to win for a second year running, although the final this year was a bit more challenging’.

A special mention must go to Robin Thorne for coaching the team and to Tony Stickland for his continued support and dedication to Rugby at SMCC.  Mr Uffendell, Head of PE, said ‘I could not be more proud of all the people involved’.