Welcome to Bridgewater School. Your individual journey starts here.

At Bridgewater School, we celebrate, support and nurture individuality.

We provide independent education for boys and girls aged 3-18 years in an inspirational setting that is inclusive, stimulating, supportive and totally focused on achieving every student's personal goals.

We are proud of our family ethos, our consistently outstanding results and our forward-thinking academic environment.

But most of all, we are proud to be part of each child's individual journey.

Early Years

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Prep School

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Senior School

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Sixth Form

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Small is beautiful. And academically successful.

Ever since the school’s inception in 1950, our family ethos has ensured that each young person is treated very much as an individual. Although the scale and academic stature of the school have grown alongside our new buildings and facilities, we are still small enough to know each young person by name and develop a true understanding of their specific needs and abilities.

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Jessie Yu A Level Art submission

Amazing A Level artwork celebrates family

Our GCSE and A-level Art students have created some wonderful pieces of art throughout their studies which we will be celebrating in an online exhibition in the coming weeks. The

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York residential

York Residential October 2021

In the Autumn term, students in Year 8 will have the opportunity to enjoy a three-night residential trip to the historic city of York. Residential bonding trips, which promote the

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Olly Livsey supports RMCH Charity

Olly’s journey to support RMCH

This month, Prep II pupil Olly Livsey embarked on a journey with his auntie to raise money for the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity by walking a collective 130 miles.

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2021 Sixth Form ILPs

Sixth Form ILP presentations

As part of their Sixth Form learning journey, Year 12 students are encouraged to challenge themselves and develop their key skills through a range of activities including the completion of

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Harrison and Jensens Christmas Bake Sale

Brotherly Bake Sale for Wood Street Mission

At Bridgewater School, community spirit is always something to be celebrated and the events of this year have shown us all the importance of going above and beyond to help

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National Museum of Computing virtual visit

Virtual visit to the National Museum of Computing

This month Year 9 students had the exciting opportunity to learn about World War II Codebreaking and Modern Electronic Computing, as part of their virtual visit to the National Museum

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Virtual Open Day Experience

When you find the right school for your son or daughter, it just instinctively feels right and this is how we hope you will feel after you experience our Virtual

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Bridgewater Christmas Giving Appeal 2020

Christmas Giving Food Bank Appeal

This year’s senior school Advent Assembly, delivered by Mrs Purchase on the subject of Christmas Giving, was given a geographical focus and detailed three ways in which the Bridgewater community

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Jessie Yu A Level Art submission

Amazing A Level artwork celebrates family

Our GCSE and A-level Art students have created some wonderful pieces of art throughout their studies which we will be celebrating in an online exhibition in the coming weeks. The

Read more

York residential

York Residential October 2021

In the Autumn term, students in Year 8 will have the opportunity to enjoy a three-night residential trip to the historic city of York. Residential bonding trips, which promote the

Read more

Olly Livsey supports RMCH Charity

Olly’s journey to support RMCH

This month, Prep II pupil Olly Livsey embarked on a journey with his auntie to raise money for the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity by walking a collective 130 miles.

Read more

2021 Sixth Form ILPs

Sixth Form ILP presentations

As part of their Sixth Form learning journey, Year 12 students are encouraged to challenge themselves and develop their key skills through a range of activities including the completion of

Read more