Posts for Learning

NSPCC SW on school closures

Yesterday, the Government announced that schools would close o Friday for an unknown duration due to Coronavirus. However, some provision will be made for children in vulnerable situations.   Anna […]

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Budehaven student ARTiculate their thoughts …

By Rachel Miller, Budehaven School: ARTiculation, the national public speaking competition, which promotes and supports young people to Look, Think and Speak about art, was an amazing opportunity for our […]

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Budehaven Sixth Formers preparing for uni

  Budehaven Sixth Form students are currently making their plans to study at university next autumn. It feels like only yesterday that my own children were applying for their university […]

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Have a ball for Swim Safe

In recent years, hundreds of children have been taking part in Swim Safe Bude, a free programme of outdoor swimming and safety lessons, vital for locals and visitors to be […]

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Town Council to lobby for Bude’s 6/6a bus service

The 6/6A bus service was discussed at the Bude-Stratton full council meeting, which is probably of interest to many people and tells us a few things we perhaps didn’t already […]

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New teacher training to pilot in the south-west

Aspiring teachers will benefit from a simpler application process to get into teaching following the launch of a brand-new service, piloting in the south-west. Designed to better meet the needs […]

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Bude’s cultural revolution …

OK, maybe I’m getting a little carried away, but … As a regular at Appledore Book Festival and a visitor to North Cornwall Book Fest at Endellion for the last […]

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Help the Castle transform its visitor experience

Exciting times at Bude’s Castle, set to become more interactive through wAVE (augmented and virtual experience) which has the potential to transform the visitor experience using innovative technology including VR […]

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Hi-5 Talk Time Cafe has moved

Hi-5 Talk Time Cafe has moved to the former Methodist church at Bangors, Poundstock.  Additionally, the lovely First Lady of Bude, Margaret Frost, has kindly agreed to become the charity’s […]

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Budehaven – National Sports Leadership Academy Winners

By Kirsten Hilton:   Leadership at Budehaven was established many years ago by former Director of Sport, Denise May (MBE) and thanks to our dedicated staff and support from the […]

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Work while you learn – Budehaven’s economics/business students find out how

Budehaven A Level Economics and Business students recently attended an interesting presentation by Applegate Marketing. Year 13 students have many options once they have completed their A-Levels; apprenticeships is one […]

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Neetside Community Centre awarded £8k to review youth provision in Bude

  Neetside Community Centre has successfully applied for and been awarded a small grant of £8,300 from Awards for All National Lottery to look at the current opportunities, activities and […]

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Budehaven student is British Junior Surf Kayak Champion

From Budehaven School: Budehaven Sixth Form student Adam Diffey has become the 2019 British Junior Surf Kayak Longboat and Shortboat Champion during the recent championships held at Freshwater West in […]

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SW NSPCC letter on bullying

By SW NSPCC’s Julie Campbell: Anti-Bullying Week provides a timely reminder that bullying can happen anywhere, to anyone, and be about anything. If your child is being bullied they may […]

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Letter from NSPCC re schools competition

Dear Editor, Primary school children love getting creative – and they’re now being given the chance to win £5,000 of vouchers to be spent on providing a better breakfast for […]

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