Year 7 Boys Football Team

Congratulations to our year 7 boys football team for their win 3-2 against Pilton Community College yesterday. The 2 goals were scored by Rhys Piper and Taylor Fisher.  Player of the match goes to Cohen Philips.

The ‘reserves’ also had a good evening with 2 wins and draw, scorers were Toby Bond 2 and Caelin Carter 1, player of the match was Toby Bond.

Book a tour of our new school – 4th October 2016 – FULLY BOOKED

We are pleased to announce that existing parents can now book a tour of our new school building.

Due to the need for safety equipment advance bookings will be essential.  Tours will be run on Tuesday 4th October at the following times;

5.00pm
5.45pm
6.30pm
7.15pm

To book your slot please email openday@smcc.devon.sch.uk.  If you could please arrive in sturdy footwear and long trousers that would be appreciated, hard hats will be provided!  Unfortunately due to Health & Safety requirements no children are allowed on site.

Please noted these tours will be on a first come first serve basis, limited spaces are available on each tour.

School sets new exam success record!

South Molton Community College are pleased to announce that this year the school has achieved its highest ever exam results. Over 71% of students achieved a grade A*-C in both English and maths, crucial for student progression post 16.

The English department achieved a remarkable 80% A*-C for English Language (compared to a national pass rate of 65%) with maths securing 74% A*-C (compared to a national pass rate of 61%). This year students also took a further maths GCSE and several achieved a grade A* with distinction.

However, it wasn’t just English and maths celebrating at South Molton Community College students achieved great results in many other subjects such as science, German, art, PE and many others.

School Principal Andrew Finney stated that “Ofsted visited the school last year and stated that the drive to improve the school was unwavering, the results achieved today are testament to this. Exceptional results demand exceptional circumstances, we have outstanding staff who are all an important catalyst for improvement, we are continually asking ourselves ‘how can we do this better?’ we then translate this vision into simple everyday actions. The staff, students, parents and carers and the school governing body have all worked incredibly hard and I want to thank them all. At South Molton Community College we believe in a collective intelligence, no one person has all the answers.” Mr Finney went on to add that it’s important to remember that it’s not just qualifications that future employers require, we also have students leaving the school with important skills such as the ability to work within a team, interpersonal skills, honesty, integrity and ethics in-line with the schools cooperative status.

Celebrating success!

One of our former students, Steve Holcombe has won the 2016 Enduro 3 World Championship.

He secured the title by topping the E3 class on day one of the GP of France in Cahors.

Ending the day nine seconds ahead of Italian Manuel Monni, the South Molton rider also placed ahead of team-mate and closest challenger Johnny Aubert to secure his first international title.

Read more at http://www.northdevonjournal.co.uk/enduro-3-world-championship-title-is-secured-by-south-molton-rider-steve-holcombe/story-29705028-detail/story.html#lZEYSFHydkR5ID7o.99

 

Year 9 student Olivia Harvey came first place this weekend in the National horse riding championships held in Lincoln  with ex-pupil Georgia Sollars in the pairs dressage!! A massive achievement!  I know that Olivia was really nervous and trained her socks off! Just goes to show that hard work, dedication and determination does pay off.
Aaron Jennings (year 10) and Olivia came 6th place in the national style show jumping team.

 

Congratulations also go to both Emma Sing and Chloe Heatherington (Year 11) for being selected for Devon u18 Ladies rugby. This is a huge achievement and we are all very proud of the girls. Rugby is a strong sport at our college and Chloe and Emma are carrying in a fine tradition.
Well done ladies.

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