SCHOOL NEWS: Official opening of the Northgate Primary School in Bridgwater

SCHOOL NEWS: Official opening of the Northgate Primary School in Bridgwater

Posted: 13th March 2018
PUPILS and staff where joined by Somerset County Council’s leader  as they celebrated the official opening of their new state-of-the-art school in Bridgwater. Northgate Primary School was built with funding from Somerset County Council and EDF. Part of the Clevedon Learning Trust (CLT) family, the £7.4 million facility will eventually cater for 420 pupils in 14 classes…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Trystan and Phoebe selected for Student Senate at Haygrove

SCHOOL NEWS: Trystan and Phoebe selected for Student Senate at Haygrove

Posted: 5th March 2018
HAYGROVE School students Trystan Hudson and Phoebe Weater have been congratulated on being selected for the Bridgwater school’s Student Senate. The Student Senate is made up of one boy and one girl from each year group. Their role is to gather suggestions and opinions from students in their year in order to improve the school when they take those suggestions to the…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Congratulations to Haygrove’s Fab 50 Duke of Edinburgh Award students

SCHOOL NEWS: Congratulations to Haygrove’s Fab 50 Duke of Edinburgh Award students

Posted: 5th March 2018
FIFTY students at Haygrove School in Bridgwater have proudly received their bronze Duke of Edinburgh Awards following months of dedication and hard work. A ceremony took place in the school hall where each student received their award having completed a series of multiple challenges including volunteer work, learning a new skill and taking part in an expedition…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Winter Olympics is inspiring Bridgwater students

SCHOOL NEWS: Winter Olympics is inspiring Bridgwater students

Posted: 22nd February 2018
  BRIDGWATER students will have been truly inspired by the thrills and spills of the Winter Olympics as they prepared for an exciting skiing trip of their own. The Winter Olympics in PyeongChang in South Korea have been wetting the appetite for 45 students from Chilton Trinity School who will be spending a week at the Ziller Valley resort in Austria next February. One of…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Talented students whisk audiences off to Madagascar

SCHOOL NEWS: Talented students whisk audiences off to Madagascar

Posted: 22nd February 2018
STUDENTS at Chilton Trinity School in Bridgwater have been wowing audiences with a brilliant performance of Madagascar Jr. They did two nights for a whole school production of the exciting, hilarious and fun-filled show. The inspirational students had spent over five months working on learning their lines, working on the choreography, painting set, making props, buying…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Robert Blake students sample university life at Cardiff

SCHOOL NEWS: Robert Blake students sample university life at Cardiff

Posted: 22nd February 2018
  BRILLIANT Bridgwater students have been inspired by a visit to a top university - the latest in a long line of aspirational trips. The 50 students from Year Ten at the Robert Blake Science College visited Cardiff Metropolitan University to get a flavour of what university is like.  Just last month student Klaudia Redwelska, aged 15, had her First Class Degree Standard…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Computer game whizz kid is programming for success

SCHOOL NEWS: Computer game whizz kid is programming for success

Posted: 18th January 2018
A BRIDGWATER student is seeing millions of ‘plays’ across the world on a computer game he designed. Jacob Girdler, aged 15, of Chilton Trinity School, coded a game entitled Two Player Secret Hideout Tycoon used by the hit app game Roblox - which has 30 million active monthly users worldwide.  Now he is seeing the users buying his game and bringing him in an income each…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Megan skips for cancer charity

SCHOOL NEWS: Megan skips for cancer charity

Posted: 18th January 2018
A BRIDGWATER student has skipped 100 times a day for a month in England and France to raise £120 for a cancer charity. Inspirational Year Nine Robert Blake Science College student Megan Little independently organised the feat of doing 3,100 skips after watching her aunty successfully conquer cancer. She skipped 100 times a day for a whole month - and even had to skip…

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SCHOOL NEWS: On the ball student is the man in the middle

SCHOOL NEWS: On the ball student is the man in the middle

Posted: 16th January 2018
A BRIDGWATER teenager is a brilliant student by day but a football referee at the weekends. Chris Bown, aged 16, spends his weekends refereeing the football matches for junior players in the Somerset FA after qualifying a year ago. But while football refereeing is his hobby, he wants to go into making films when he is older. The talented teenager, who attends Chilton…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Amazing work by Robert Blake Science College head girl

SCHOOL NEWS: Amazing work by Robert Blake Science College head girl

Posted: 11th January 2018
AN EXCEPTIONAL Bridgwater student has sensationally achieved a First Class distinction for her university dissertation that has just been published. Klaudia Redwelska, aged 15, the head girl at Robert Blake Science College, has incredibly had her article published on marine biology in a national magazine. And she got rave reviews from her tutor who said it was First…

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