SCHOOL NEWS: Chilton Trinity’s very own Press Gang

SCHOOL NEWS: Chilton Trinity’s very own Press Gang

Posted: 20th October 2017
BUDDING young newshounds at Chilton Trinity School in Bridgwater are being trained up by professional journalists and photographers. Year 7 students Frankie Toms, aged 11, Grace Knight, 11, and Freya Jones, 11, join experienced student journalists including Tia Chedzoy, 15, and Boo Baker, 13, to help find stories about other students and staff across the school. They are…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Elise braves the shave in memory of her grandad

SCHOOL NEWS: Elise braves the shave in memory of her grandad

Posted: 27th September 2017
A BRIDGWATER student has fulfilled her grandad's dying wish to shave her hair off for a cancer charity. Elise Durban, aged 13, of Chilton Trinity School, shaved longer than a foot of her hair off for MacMillan Cancer Support with the hair going to the Little Princess Trust. Her grandad Richard Davies died two years ago of cancer and asked Elise if she would 'Brave the…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Top of the class for Northgate Primary School

SCHOOL NEWS: Top of the class for Northgate Primary School

Posted: 15th September 2017
THE new Northgate Primary School in Bridgwater may have only opened earlier this month but it is already getting the thumbs-up from its first pupils. The school opened on Thursday, September 7, 2017, for the first time to welcome reception children to the Explorers Class and Years 1-2 children to the Blake Class. The new school, which was built on the site of the former…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Take a look inside the new Northgate Primary School

SCHOOL NEWS: Take a look inside the new Northgate Primary School

Posted: 31st August 2017
PUPILS at the new Northgate Primary School in Bridgwater will soon be taking their seats in the classrooms for the first time. The school will open in September 2017 and there will initially be a reception class and a combined Year 1-2 class. Around 40 children are set to start at the new school for the September opening on the site of the old Blake Hospital site. The…

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GCSE RESULTS 2017: Fantastic results gained at Chilton Trinity

GCSE RESULTS 2017: Fantastic results gained at Chilton Trinity

Posted: 24th August 2017
STAFF and students at Chilton Trinity School were celebrating on Thursday (August 24, 2017) after recording another set of encouraging GCSE results. The Bridgwater school achieved an increase in the number of top grades (A*/A/8/9) across a wide range of subject areas with strong and improving performances in English, maths, science, French, media, RS, graphic products…

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GCSE RESULTS 2017: Exceeding expectations at Haygrove

GCSE RESULTS 2017: Exceeding expectations at Haygrove

Posted: 24th August 2017
STUDENTS at Haygrove School in Bridgwater were jumping for joy on Thursday (August 25, 2017) after celebrating superb GCSE results. Sixty-seven per cent of students achieved a good or strong pass (level 4-9) in the new GCSE English and maths exams, and 22 per cent gained the English Baccalaureate. “I am delighted with how well our students have achieved this year and so…

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GCSE RESULTS 2017: Staff left proud at Bridgwater College Academy

GCSE RESULTS 2017: Staff left proud at Bridgwater College Academy

Posted: 24th August 2017
THE staff at Bridgwater College Academy were left hugely proud on Thursday (August 24, 2017) by the brilliant results achieved by the 2017 Year 11 students.  Fifty-five per cent of students at Bridgwater College Academy achieved a C/4 grade or better in their English and maths GCSEs with three students achieving the new grade 9 which is reserved for the very best…

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GCSE RESULTS 2017: Aspire, Achieve, Celebrate comes to the fore at Robert Blake Science College

GCSE RESULTS 2017: Aspire, Achieve, Celebrate comes to the fore at Robert Blake Science College

Posted: 24th August 2017
STUDENTS and staff at the Robert Blake Science College in Bridgwater were celebrating on Thursday (August 24, 2017) a brilliant set of GCSE results. The percentage of students attaining a Grade 4 (equivalent to a Grade C) or above in English and maths was 53%. The percentage of students achieving five or more standard GCSE passes (equivalent to a Grade C or above) was…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Bridgwater pupils help name Hinkley Point C campuses

SCHOOL NEWS: Bridgwater pupils help name Hinkley Point C campuses

Posted: 18th August 2017
CREATIVE pupils at Willowdown Primary Academy in Bridgwater have helped the Hinkley Point C team by naming the project’s two workforce accommodation campuses.  The campuses will house the increased workforce from next summer. One will be located off Bath Road in Bridgwater and have approximately 1,000 bed spaces, while the other will house 510 workers at the Hinkley…

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COLLEGE NEWS: Congratulations to Bridgwater & Taunton College’s A-Level students

COLLEGE NEWS: Congratulations to Bridgwater & Taunton College’s  A-Level students

Posted: 17th August 2017
BRIDGWATER & Taunton College students have been celebrating their A-Level and International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP) results. The results published on Thursday (August 17, 2017) marked yet another year of excellent academic and personal achievement with the number of students receiving high grades (A* - B) for A-Levels and IBDP up to 38% and the top 20…

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