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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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.
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
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
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
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
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
“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
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%
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
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
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
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.
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),
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
May Half Term Holiday Activities-Age 4 upwards
Premier Sports will be running a half term multi-activity course at Bridgewater School 30th May to 2 June. Aimed at 5 to 12 year olds there are a huge variety of
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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/
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.
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
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.
Manchester Fencing Centre Spring Trophy 2016
29th Feb 2016 1st Finley W 2nd Jack D 3rd Louis R Well done to all who took part and the medal winners. Congratulations to Finley who competed in the
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
Fantastic performances of Bugsy over 3 nights. What a great atmosphere and fantastic memories made across the whole school.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Year 7 pupil qualifies for Swimming Gala
Year 7 pupil Harvey Russell , who swims for Salford has qualified for ISA’s National Swimming Gala which is taking place at the London Aquatic Centre on Saturday 23rd January
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.
We are delighted to launch our new website. New elements will be added each day reflecting our vibrant school community.
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
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