SCHOOL NEWS: Robert Blake students coin in festive cash for charity

SCHOOL NEWS: Robert Blake students coin in festive cash for charity

Posted: 1st December 2017
CHRISTMAS fun has come early to hundreds of Bridgwater students, parents and the community with an annual school fair raising more than £1,300 for charities. Robert Blake Science College students enjoyed huge amounts of festive cheer and festive fun with their annual Christmas Fair - raising more than £1,300 for charities including Children in need, Children’s Hospice…

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SCHOOL NEWS: Popular teacher to retire after 30 years of teaching

SCHOOL NEWS: Popular teacher to retire after 30 years of teaching

Posted: 1st December 2017
A WELL-KNOWN Bridgwater teacher and Iron Man triathlon hero has announced he is to retire following a 30-year career in the teaching profession. Chilton Trinity School teacher Mal Adams, 67, will retire this term after 30 years teaching and after huge success in the world of triathlon. The inspirational teacher finished 26th in the world representing Great Britain in a…

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COLLEGE NEWS: Students chosen for national This Girl Can ambassador programme

COLLEGE NEWS: Students chosen for national This Girl Can ambassador programme

Posted: 27th November 2017
SEVEN students from Bridgwater and Taunton College have been chosen to be part of a national campaign led by AoC Sport to get more teenage girls active. The This Girl Can Ambassadors will be tasked with raising awareness of the Sport England campaign around the college. They will be promoting and delivering existing college opportunities as well as creating a range of…

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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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