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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SCHOOL NEWS: Year Five taster day at Chilton Trinity

SCHOOL NEWS: Year Five taster day at Chilton Trinity

Posted: 12th July 2017
ENTHUSIASTIC Year Five students enjoyed a taster day at Chilton Trinity School in Bridgwater - including launching rockets and playing the piano. Children from Bridgwater primary schools spent a day at Chilton Trinity enjoying a whole host of exciting activities. They undertook five 25-minute long lessons to demonstrate to them what could be in store if they chose to…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Students turn on the style for Haygrove’s Year 11 Prom

SCHOOL NEWS: Students turn on the style for Haygrove’s Year 11 Prom Photo 7

Posted: 11th July 2017
YEAR 11 students at Haygrove School in Bridgwater turned on the style for the annual end-of-school Prom. Smart suits and stunning dresses were the order of the day as the students arrived at Rookery Manor on Friday (July 7, 2017) in a cavalcade of finery. Photos courtesy of Haygrove School. PHOTOS: All taken during Haygrove School's Year 11 Prom at Rookery Manor on…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Students turn on the style for Year 11 Prom

SCHOOL NEWS: Students turn on the style for Year 11 Prom

Posted: 1st July 2017
STUDENTS from Bridgwater College Academy dressed in their finest for the annual Year 11 end-of-school prom. The young men and ladies put on their stylish dresses and suits for the prom which was held at Rookery Manor on Thursday (June 29, 2017). Well-known local photographer Jeff Searle, of Bridgwater Press, went along to capture all those magic moments, while extra…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Photos Galore – Chilton Trinity Prom 2017

SCHOOL NEWS: Photos Galore – Chilton Trinity Prom 2017

Posted: 28th June 2017
YEAR 11 students at Chilton Trinity School in Bridgwater dressed their best for the traditional end of term prom. The students turned up in an array of vehicles including sports cars, camper vans and tractors for the event which was held at Quantock Lakes at Nether Stowey. Brian Bateman went along to take some photos on behalf of Bridgwater Press and these can be found…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Haygrove has spoken – Labour wins General Election!

SCHOOL NEWS: Haygrove has spoken – Labour wins General Election!

Posted: 8th June 2017
EVEN before the national vote was counted, students at Haygrove School in Bridgwater had their say in a mock General Election held on Thursday (June 8, 2017) morning and The Labour Party came out as the clear winner! To coincide with the UK General Election, Haygrove School students and staff took part in a mock election, casting their votes for which local MP and…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Haygrove student Toby Jones is on the ball for Cancer Research UK

SCHOOL NEWS: Haygrove student Toby Jones is on the ball for Cancer Research UK

Posted: 18th May 2017
A HAYGROVE School student in Bridgwater raised over £700 for Cancer Research UK and was presented with a cheque and certificate for his money-raising efforts by Head of Year 11 Jon Hellyer. Toby Jones sold charity wristbands to his fellow students and arranged a charity football match between Year 11 teams. When he knew he was to receive the over-sized cheque, Toby…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Excellent expedition for Duke of Edinburgh Award at Haygrove

SCHOOL NEWS: Excellent expedition for Duke of Edinburgh Award at Haygrove

Posted: 18th May 2017
MORE than 60 Year Nine students from Haygrove School in Bridgwater took part in an expedition as part of their Duke of Edinburgh Award activities. After giving up their lunchtime once a week since the autumn term to study map reading and orienteering, they had prepared their routes thoroughly and were ready to begin the six-hour walk on Friday, May 12, 2017. Beginning in…

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COLLEGE NEWS: 999 Academy gets visit from Police and Crime Commissioner

COLLEGE NEWS: 999 Academy gets visit from Police and Crime Commissioner

Posted: 3rd May 2017
THE 999 Academy at Bridgwater and Taunton College was recently visited by the Police and Crime Commissioner of Avon and Somerset, Sue Mountstevens. Ms Mountstevens spent over an hour chatting to the staff and students and inspected them as they paraded in their fire kit. The students spent the evening at Bridgwater Fire Station where they all practised rope rescue…

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