Bridgewater entrance exam 25th January 2019

Senior School Entrance Exam 25th January 2019

As a student preparing for Senior School. continuing their learning journey at Bridgewater School will help them to develop a real sense of who they are and exactly what they

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Archie O'Neill Bridgewater cricketer

Young cricketer is one to watch

  Interview by Rowan Blessing and Cassia Reynolds, 10S.   Archie O’Neill, at only 12 years old, is already amassing awards for his cricketing ability. Archie, originally from Camberley, moved

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Valencia Football Development Tour

Valencia Football Development Tour 2019

Following the success of the 2018 football development tour to Valencia CF, another trip has been planned for October 2019. The six day / five night trip is planned for

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Students become Holocaust Educational Trust Ambassadors

In the Autumn of 2018, two Bridgewater Sixth Form students were selected for the ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ Project, a journey of learning about the history of the Holocaust and its

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Bridgewater USA history trip

Seniors USA History Trip 2018

The 2018 USA history trip proved a memorable experience for both students and staff, who together embarked on an unforgettable exploration of some of America’s most iconic landmarks, cultural destinations

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Bridgewater School football kit

School football teams kitted out with new sponsorship

Christmas has come early to our Senior Girls and Prep School football teams in the form of some new kits, thanks to sponsorship from local company DHI. The teams have

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Senior Vocal Group carol sing at intu Trafford Centre

We were very proud of our Senior Vocal Group last week as they found time in their busy schedule to spread some Christmas cheer at intu Trafford Centre, raising over

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Bridgewater pupil in Christmas pantomime

Prep VI pupil’s Christmas wish is granted

Prep VI pupil, Freya, is experiencing the joy of a Christmas pantomime firsthand, after being selected to dance in The Dancehouse Theatre’s 2018 production of Aladdin. Having attended Danceworks Ballet

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2018 Senior Talent Show winners

Students put on a show for Centrepoint

The last day of term saw the annual Talent Show make a much anticipated return, with acts from across the Senior School performing in front of an enthusiastic crowd. A

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Christmas Jumper

Christmas Jumper Day 2018

Thank you to everyone who participated in Christmas Jumper Day. Together, we sported our winter woollies for Save the Children and raised £185.85 (and a few smiles along the way).

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Bridgewater Y10s at Dragons Den final

Team of entrepreneurs raise record amount for St. Ann’s Hospice

After successfully coming away from the Dragons with the maximum investment for their ‘Bridgewater Bags’ business venture back in October, last week the team returned to the Den for the

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Bridgewater Prep Carol Service

Prep Department Carol Service, December 2018

Yesterday the children of Bridgewater School’s Prep Department, together with their teachers, relatives and friends from the wider community, assembled at St. Mark’s Church, Worsley, for their annual Christmas Carol

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Bridgewater Senior Vocal Group

Senior School Carol Service, December 2018

Students and staff of Bridgewater School were today joined by family and friends from the wider community at St. Mark’s Church, Worsley, for the Senior Department Carol Service. A joyful

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Artwork of the Month – November 2018

Congratulations to the following students whose fabulous artwork has been selected by the Art Department for November’s Artwork of the Month award: Meg Robinson, Year 7 Bre McFayden, Year 7

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Bridgewater school ski trip Marmot Basin Canada

2019 Senior Ski Trip

Following the huge success of our 2017 visit to Winter Park, our 2019 Bridgewater School Ski Trip in April of next year, will see Senior and Sixth Form students take

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Bridgewater U9s at MCFC Football Festival

U9s compete at MCFC Football Festival

Our U9 football team performed magnificently last week at the MCFC Football Festival, narrowly missing out on this year’s final after losing to a dramatic sudden-death penalty shoot-out. Playing at

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Support for Monton Church Christmas Tree Festival

This Christmas, children from Prep II have been working hard to make decorations for a Bridgewater branded Christmas tree, ready for the annual Christmas Tree Festival at Monton Unitarian Church.

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Christmas at Bridgewater School Worsley

Christmas events calendar 2018

This December Bridgewater pupils and parents can look forward to a fun and festive end to the winter term, with lots of extra-curricular events in the diary. Our programme of

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Anti Bullying Week Choose Respect

Prep children support Anti-Bullying Week

Following the lessons and activities undertaken during Anti-Bullying Week, 12th – 16th November 2018, we asked some of our Prep pupils their thoughts on the matter and the importance of

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Bridgewater Prep pupil Thea Birch

Prep pupil takes initiative to help the homeless

After learning about homelessness at school and witnessing it for herself one day, one of our Prep V pupils, felt so moved by the crisis that, quite simply, she decided

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Bridgewater vocal group performs at Disneyland Paris

Senior Vocal Group performs at Disneyland Paris

This summer, the Bridgewater Senior Vocal Group visited Disneyland Paris for the unforgettable opportunity to perform a twenty minute set including songs from The Greatest Showman, Moana and the inspirational

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BBC Children in Need 2018

Doing our thing for Children in Need

On Friday 16th November, over one hundred and fifty of our youngest pupils turned out to raise money for BBC Children in Need. Aged between 2 and 11 years old,

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Bridgewater artwork of the month October 18

Artwork of the month – October 2018

To celebrate the outstanding achievements of our talented students who are producing wonderfully creative pieces of work on a daily basis, each month the Bridgewater ART department will be selecting

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Bridgewater school CPR training

Bridgewater School helps create nation of lifesavers

In support of the British Heart Foundation’s mission to train 5,000 people in life saving skills by 2020, Senior School pupils at Bridgewater School in Worsley are now receiving invaluable

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Bridgewater Prep ISA North tag rugby 2018_19 U9 champions

Pupils take tag rugby title for second year running

Congratulations to our 2018-19 ISA North Tag Rugby U9 Champions, who saw off tough opposition from Queen Ethelburga’s, St. Davids, Lady Barn House, Cransley Prep, Clarendon Cottage and Greenbank Prep,

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Bridgewater support UK charity PEAS

Sixth Formers provide continued support for African schools

Sixth Form students at Bridgewater School have continued their support for the UK charity PEAS (Promoting Equality in African Schools) through this year’s sweet shop initiative. Run in school over

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Bridgeewater School helps Operation Christmas Child

Bridgewater parents bring joy to children overseas with Operation Christmas Child

Once again, Bridgewater parents have been going above and beyond to help bring joy to disadvantaged children in some of the poorest places in the world. The school has become

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Royal Navy visit Bridgewater Sixth Form

Sixth Formers welcome speaker from Royal Navy

On Wednesday 7th November, Sixth Form students welcomed Chief Petty Officer, Mike Mitchell to Bridgewater, who came in to speak about the exciting and varied career opportunities in the Royal

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Remembrance Day performance

Remembrance Day Performance Marks 100th Anniversary

This year’s Armistice Day, which falls on Remembrance Sunday, marks the 100th anniversary since the end of WW1 and this morning, Key Stage 2 and Year 7 students had the

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Bridgewater family pulls together for MND Association

On Friday 2nd November 2018, Prep School teachers and pupils donned pyjamas and wellies before setting off on a sponsored fun run to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease

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Dragons Den students

Year 10 students secure maximum investment from Dragons

This year’s Manchester Airport Community Network Dragons Den Enterprise competition saw a group of Year 10 Bridgewater students successfully pitch their business idea for ‘Bridgewater Bags’ and secure the maximum

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Bridgewater School Seniors

Join us at our School Open Day on 3rd November

  Whole School Open Day Saturday 3rd November, 10am-2pm Whether your child joins us at the very start of their learning journey, as a Prep School pupil or at Senior

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Bridgewater School sixth form

Sixth Form Open Evening 7th November

  Sixth Form Open Evening 7th November, from 6.30pm Here at Bridgewater School, we believe that Sixth Form is the time to truly focus on who you are and what

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ISA National Swimming Finals Bridgewater School

Senior students make National Swimming Finals

Bridgewater Senior School was superbly represented in this year’s ISA North Swimming Gala, with the team taking home an impressive array of medals and national qualifying times. Congratulations to: Raya

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Evie Williams RYA youth sailing scheme

Prep VI pupil on course with RYA Youth Sailing Scheme

Prep VI pupil, Evie Williams, is on course to help others learn to sail, after completing her Level 1 Junior Sailing Course this summer. Member of the Royal Yacht Association,

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Bridgewater School Wear It Pink

School joins together to Wear It Pink

On Thursday 18th October, Senior and Sixth Form students and staff joined together to Wear It Pink in support of Breast Cancer Now, the UK’s largest breast cancer research charity.

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Bridgewater School Harvest Festival

Heartwarming generosity for Harvest Festival

The Prep Hall was brimming with goodness today for Harvest Festival, with generously donated food parcels of all shapes and sizes filling the tables ready to be shared with local

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Bridgewater Borneo expedition 2020

2020 Borneo Expedition Announced

Following 18 months’ of fundraising, training and preparation, July 2018 saw a group of Bridgewater Sixth Formers embark upon a school expedition to Tanzania that would prove to be a

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Bridgewater school year 9 geography trip to Grasmere

Year 9 Geography trip to Grasmere

This month our Year 9 Geography students travelled to the Cumbrian Lake District to study the honeypot village of Grasmere. Students were investigating the costs and benefits of tourism in

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Bridgewater student paints Manchester bee mural

Year 11 student creates inspirational community artwork

Year 11 student, Amba, created her ‘Bee’ mural in Monton Village to commemorate the Manchester Arena bombing. Amba said of her artwork: “I was inspired to do my Bee because

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macmillan coffee morning

Sixth Formers raise record amount for Macmillan

  The Bridgewater community spirit shone through last week as students, parents and staff shared in our annual Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support and in memory of

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Bridgewater School Freya Lewis

‘The Positivity of Youth’ Celebrated at Annual Prize-Giving

Last night Bridgewater welcomed special guest, Freya Lewis, inspirational fundraiser and survivor of the Manchester Arena bombing, to help celebrate pupils’ success at the annual prize-giving ceremony. Awards were presented

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2018 GCSE results

2018 GCSE Results Success For Bridgewater Pupils

Despite more demanding examination assessments and a new 9-1 numerical grading system, 2018 has seen continued results success for our pupils at Bridgewater School. GCSE students delighted in a 94%

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2018 A Level results

2018 A level results. Bridgewater celebrates 98% pass rate

It has been a fantastic year for A Level students here at Bridgewater, with a pass rate of 98% celebrated by the school, with almost half the grades at B

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Bridgewater year 7 excursion Conwy Castle

Year 7 excursion to Conwy Castle

At the end of June, Year 7 students visited the impressive Conwy Castle in North Wales, part of the Castle and Town Walls of Edward I World Heritage Site. The

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Annual Citizenship Day

Bridgewater School recently hosted the annual Rotary Club Citizenship Day with a number of our pupils participating in activities with students from other local schools aimed at increasing their awareness

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Success at Salter’s Chemistry Festival

Yesterday, four of our year 8’s (Evan, Lilia, Alexandra and James) attended Salter’s Chemistry Festival at the University of Manchester along with eighteen other schools from across the North West.

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Master’s grade for Bridgewater School’s karate instructor

Bridgewater School Shotokan Karate Club has been honoured by the Cobra Martial Art Association Grading Committee, which has promoted Mr Grant, the club instructor, to the grade of 6th Dan (rokudan),

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Sixth Form Tanzania Expedition 2018

Some of our Sixth Form students have recently enjoyed a ‘practice run’ for their eagerly anticipated expedition to Tanzania later in the summer term. The purpose of the weekend was to

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Annabel Yr 12

Annual Music and Art Exhibition Showcase in aid of St Ann’s Hospice

Tickets are going fast for our annual Music and Art Showcase Evening in aid of St.Ann’s Hospice this Thursday 24th May from 5.45 to 7pm. With a multitude of talent

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Independent School Association (ISA) Essay Competition 2018 Winner

Congratulations go to our extremely creative author, Anna Redfern  (Year 10) who has won the first prize in the National ISA  Favonius Senior Essay Writing Competition. Mrs Strang, Head of

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Easter and Summer Holiday Clubs at Bridgewater School, Worsley

We have a number of activities on offer at Bridgewater School to help with childcare or to keep your little ones active over the Easter and Summer holidays. Whether they

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Bridgewater and Broadoak Primary School join together to solve the crime!

Bridgewater School welcomed Year 6 pupils from nearby Broadoak School, Worsley today for an afternoon of science fun! Using an array of science equipment and CSI techniques, children had to

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Prep Head Boy makes Halle Choir

Lyall Rowland in Prep VI has a had a fantastic year to date. Not only is he our current ‘Head Boy’ for the Prep School but he has also been

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Lessons from Auschwitz

Chloe Povey, one of our Yr 12 Sixth Formers, has recently participated in a life changing project. Organised by the Holocaust  Educational Trust, the ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ project aims to

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Passing on practical skills

It is often argued that many young people today don’t have a grasp of practical maintenance skills which used to be prevalent in previous generations. Our Prep children have been queuing

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Aiming High!

Teachers, parents and pupils joined together at our Annual Prize Giving Ceremony last Thursday to share some of the highlights of 2016/17 and the amazing achievements of pupils and staff

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Sixth Former’s Bonding Trip 2017

Our new Bridgewater Sixth Form got the chance to get to know each other better during the recent annual bonding trip to the Lake District. Plenty of team orientated tasks

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A cut and thrust world!

Cormac Sale from Heaton, Bolton is proving a force to be reckoned with on the fencing circuit. At only 14 years old he is already the very proud owner of

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Double success for former pupils

Former pupils, Maddy and Ali Hannant, have been celebrating their double successes this year following graduation from their respective universities, as well as moving onto the next exciting stage of

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GCSE results 2017

Congratulations to our Year 11 students on their GCSE successes.  With the added challenge of a changing curriculum and grading system in the core subjects of Maths and English in

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2017 A Level results – 100% pass rate again!!!

We are proud and delighted to announce that once again our students have achieved 100% pass rate at A-level! Over half of all grades are A*-B and a quarter are

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Children’s artwork on display at the Trafford Centre

Artwork by a number of children in Bridgewater’s Prep School has just gone on display for the summer in the window of the John Lewis store in the Trafford Centre.

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Mr Barker – our very own ‘Ironman!’

Mr Barker, our very own Deputy Head of the senior school at Bridgewater, has had plenty to celebrate last weekend after taking part in the ‘Ironman’ contest in Bolton. ‘The

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Exemplary behaviour by our pupils

Students from Bridgewater recently enjoyed a sports activities trip to Club La Santa, Lanzarote. The school received the following email from a passenger on the return flight regarding the conduct

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“You’re hired!” – Yr 8 Enterprise Challenge

Just two hours to form a team, allocate roles, design a new product and roll out to market with a sparkling presentation to boot! Sound familiar? Yr 8 students totally

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Preloved School Uniform Shop

Has your child mislaid an item of clothing for the tenth time this term?  Is your child having a growth spurt just as you have just bought some new items

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100% Outstanding for local accountancy student

Recently sitting her AAT level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting at Salford City College, Emma Elsey of Worsley managed to achieve an outstanding 100% on one of her papers with

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Mia beats 1,500 others in national creative writing competition

Mia Fraser (YR 8) recently achieved outstanding success in a national creative writing competition organised by the National Literacy Trust in partnership with Routledge publishers. The National Literacy Trust is

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Kingsley shows off his international Mandarian skills

Kingsley Li (Prep II) travelled to Amsterdam over half term to take part in the 7th Annual Mandarin Reading and Speaking competition. Organised by the Dutch Chinese Education Association it aims

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Got what it takes? – CBBC show looking for participants

KIDS: Do you love to sing and perform? MUMS*: Do you want to compete in fun physical challenges? (Don’t worry mums* you don’t need to be able to sing!) If

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Hair Weft Stockport

A Big Warm Welcome!

We’d like to say a big warm welcome to the 7 pupils (and their families) that have joined our school only this week. We hope your first week has been

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What Sheilah did next ……

One of our alumni recently took the time to update the school on their achievements since leaving – and more specifically their involvement in an award winning research project. Sheilah

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First day of Spring!

First day of Spring! Junior Gardening Club (Prep III to VI) have been braving the rain over the last couple of days to help brighten up the school grounds in

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New ‘hat’ for Mrs Nairn

HOT OFF THE PRESS….we are proud to announce that our Headteacher,  Mrs Nairn, will be taking up the role of Chair for the Independent School Association (North). This is a

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Hanging up his driving gloves

Staff, parents  and children will be sad to hear that Ron – our Route 6 driver – has decided to wind down towards retirement at the end of March. Ron

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Little Big Shot Mason Bennett

Our ‘Little Big Shot’ Mason Bennett (Prep II) doesn’t ‘pull any punches’ when it comes to showing what a little star he really is. Click here to see more  

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Miss Nairn becomes Mrs Chilton

Forget Pippa Middleton’s up and coming nuptials…our recent wedding of the year took place amid the glorious backdrop of the Lake District. The lovely Miss Nairn (Prep II teacher) is

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Year 9 Team Building

Fantastic Team building at Edale

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Bridgewater – A drone’s view!

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Manchester Evening News Schools Award

  Congratulations! Bridgewater School  has been shortlisted for a Manchester Evening News Schools Awards  in association with The Manchester College Award Shortlisted for : Best School Newspaper/Website Award  

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Winner of The Apprentice 2016

Well done to everyone who took part in the 2016 Bridgewater school Apprentice Scheme. Well done to this year’s winner Amelia Camilleri.

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Early Years – We’re off to the Zoo Zoo Zoo

Kindergarten and Reception classes visiting Blackpool Zoo yesterday being interviewed by Granada Reports.   http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2016-05-11/the-beautiful-bond-between-father-and-son-lions-at-blackpool-zoo/

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Music & Art Showcase

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Well done Rockets!

Well done Rockets!! 3rd place in the ISA North dance competition. Thank you to Molly Banton for being a top class coach.  

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An evening with Will Farmer

We are delighted to be able to host ‘An evening with Will Farmer’ from BBC’s Antiques Roadshow on Wednesday 25th May at 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 and include interval light

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It’s here – You made it happen!

We are delighted to introduce our 3rd minibus purchased by the PTA with all of the help and support of our parents, families , staff and friends. Thank you.

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Year 12 & 13 Scientists

Year 12 & 13 Chemists and Physicists attended a Graphene Masterclass at university of Manchester on Wed 9th March. The students attended lectures from professors who work at the Graphene

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Bugsy Malone

Fantastic performances of Bugsy over 3 nights. What a great atmosphere and fantastic memories made across the whole school.

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Tenner Challenge – 3rd Place Runners Up

Tenner Challenge – 3rd Place Runners Up  As part of the Tenner Challenge four pupils from year 8 – Jade, Molly, Jasmine and Amba – designed a logo for their up

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Launch of the ‘Tenner Challenge’

We are in the process of launching the ‘Tenner Challenge’ this week as part of the Young Enterprise Scheme for years 7 – 9. Alex from year 10 may have already

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Prep Council Cake Sale

The Prep Council is in full swing again this year and the children are hoping to raise amazing funds for our fantastic school.  As you know, the Toy Sale was

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Students final arrangements for Bugsy

Final Arrangements for Bugsy. Tuesday 1st March All seniors and 6th Form 4.00pm – 5.00pm.  Prep children will NOT be required. Wednesday 2nd March 9.00am – 11.00am = All Prep

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URGENT – BUGSY REHEARSALS

Bugsy Malone rehearsals will be taking place in the Drama Studio on Tuesday and Thursday this week from 4pm to 5pm. Tuesday 23rd Feb is for Seniors only. Thursday 25th

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Bradley Scott Irving wins the Ernie Ward Memorial.

Bridgewater pupil Bradley recently won the Ernie Ward Memorial trophy in only his second competition for most improved water skier. In August whilst holidaying in France Bradley skied at the

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Bridgewater “Apprentice”

This year’s Apprentice competition is now nearing its final stages. The two teams have recently been working hard on their second task which was to produce an advertising campaign (including

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Macey dances her way to the 2016 Dance World Cup

Macey in Prep V  has recently been selected (together with five girls from the Secondary school) to represent England at the 2016 Dance World Cup in Jersey during the summer.

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New Website

We are delighted to launch our new website. New elements will be added each day reflecting our vibrant school community.

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Bridgewater pupil wins Personality Award

Francesca  has won the Personality Award in Public Speaking in the National Public Speaking Competition held at Urmston Grammar School. The Judges said it was stiff competition and it took

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Bridgewater School staff wishing you a Merry Christmas!

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Young Enterprise Scheme

A very big thank you to ‘Capita Education ‘ for sponsoring Bridgewater students enabling them to enter into the Young Enterprise Scheme. The team, consisting of 14 students across years

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Key 103 Mission Christmas

Bridgewater School is proud to be collecting toys for Key 103’s Mission Christmas. Thank you to everyone who has donated a new toy or book. We will be hand delivering

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Bridgewater entrance exam 25th January 2019

Senior School Entrance Exam 25th January 2019

As a student preparing for Senior School. continuing their learning journey at Bridgewater School will help them to develop a real sense of who they are and exactly what they

Archie O'Neill Bridgewater cricketer

Young cricketer is one to watch

  Interview by Rowan Blessing and Cassia Reynolds, 10S.   Archie O’Neill, at only 12 years old, is already amassing awards for his cricketing ability. Archie, originally from Camberley, moved

Valencia Football Development Tour

Valencia Football Development Tour 2019

Following the success of the 2018 football development tour to Valencia CF, another trip has been planned for October 2019. The six day / five night trip is planned for

Students become Holocaust Educational Trust Ambassadors

In the Autumn of 2018, two Bridgewater Sixth Form students were selected for the ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ Project, a journey of learning about the history of the Holocaust and its

Bridgewater entrance exam 25th January 2019

Senior School Entrance Exam 25th January 2019

As a student preparing for Senior School. continuing their learning journey at Bridgewater School will help them to develop a real sense of who they are and exactly what they

Read more

Archie O'Neill Bridgewater cricketer

Young cricketer is one to watch

  Interview by Rowan Blessing and Cassia Reynolds, 10S.   Archie O’Neill, at only 12 years old, is already amassing awards for his cricketing ability. Archie, originally from Camberley, moved

Read more

Valencia Football Development Tour

Valencia Football Development Tour 2019

Following the success of the 2018 football development tour to Valencia CF, another trip has been planned for October 2019. The six day / five night trip is planned for

Read more

Students become Holocaust Educational Trust Ambassadors

In the Autumn of 2018, two Bridgewater Sixth Form students were selected for the ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ Project, a journey of learning about the history of the Holocaust and its

Read more