Posts for Learning

Update on Budehaven closure

In a letter to parents and carers published on the school website, Headteacher of Budehaven School, Mr Dominic Wilkes has advised: As the self-isolation periods of our staff and students currently having to isolate will be complete as of the end of next week, we will aim to reopen to […]

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Budehaven School partially closes temporarily

Budehaven School has had a number of staff test positive for Covid-19, alongside a small number of pupils and their family members. This has led to a shortage of teachers needed to maintain safe on-site provision for all students. Following advice from Public Health England and Cornwall Council, all teaching […]

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Getting students home for Christmas

Most students I know have been very responsible during the Covid restrictions, but they want to be home for Christmas – and their families want them back. Tomorrow we are expecting the government to announce their plan to get all students home for Christmas. We understand it will involve mass […]

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New primary school for Launceston 2021

A new primary school opens in Launceston in September 2021. This school will open as part of Launceston College Multi Academy Trust at Hay Common in Launceston. The school will initially take reception-age pupils in September 2021. This will gradually expand to fill reception to year 6. You can find […]

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Bude youth feasibility study

From Wave Collective: At the start of this challenging year, that has forced us all to return ‘home’ and care for each other in our local communities, we embarked on an exciting exploration with Neetside Community Centre. We are currently researching existing and future youth provision, in the Bude area, to […]

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The Pearl Bamford Community Garden

Budehaven Community School is soon to launch their fundraiser for The Pearl Bamford Community Garden. This will involve a series of events for pupils at the school to raise funds. More info is on the school’s news page. Pearl, a young woman who sadly died of hypothermia in Truro in […]

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Help save Bude Toy Library

Help save Bude Toy Library! They now need your help, having set up a Crowdfunder to raise £1500 (they have raised £655 so far). You can watch their video here. : Bude Toy Library was set up by a group of local mums over 25 years ago and is currently run […]

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Locally led learning for Bude

Are you aged 19+? Are you currently not working/taking a career break/looking for a new challenge? Do you live in and around the following areas:  Newquay, Bodmin, Bude and Launceston? Cornwall Adult Education is delivering a new ESF-funded project called Locally Led Learning. The aim is to encourage, support and […]

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Student accommodation – what are your rights?

With lots of Bude’s young people away at university, here is a Citizens Advice guide to their accommodation rights for students who may want to leave their accommodation before the end of the rental agreement. Basically, the news is not great … If you are a student in halls of […]

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More training for adults without ‘A’ levels promised

‘A’ levels are not for everyone, nor are level 3 vocational qualifications. However, education is surely needed to stop young adults without higher level qualifications falling behind in what might one day be a post-Covid world. So, the Prime Minister will today set out plans to transform the training and […]

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Stratton School Track formally opens

On Friday, Stratton School held a small (and socially distanced) opening ceremony for their very grand track with the Mayor and School Council. The idea was mooted by caretaker, Martin Bunning, after attending a sports event in Wadebridge and seeing a similar track in action. Although they were not able […]

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Online workshops for suicide prevention

By Cornwall Council: In a time when events are being cancelled, the Towards Zero Suicides collaborative, supported by Cornwall Council,are stepping up activity to mark World Suicide prevention day (Thursday, 10 September) and help reduce the suicide rate in Cornwall.  Across the country many areas have cancelled their plans for a Towards Zero event this year. […]

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Using the Bude library in times of Covid

I’m a great fan of Bude library but things have changed. Cornwall’s Libraries are now able to offer book services again by welcoming you at the door but not any further just yet. Order your books online, then go to your nominated library to collect them from the lobby or […]

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School transport plans for September

From Cornwall Council’s website: Cornwall Council is reassuring parents, carers and students that we’re working closely with schools and transport providers to make sure that arrangements are in place for students travelling to and from schools when they reopen in September. The Council will continue to provide transport for eligible […]

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