Posts for Learning

Fundraiser for Bude Foodbank

This fundraiser comes from Budehaven Community School, but you can all join in to raise vitally needed funds for people in Bude. Our aim is simple. We want to raise at least £1000 for the Bude Foodbank to support families in need within our community. Here’s the fundraising page if […]

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Save St Petroc’s – parents set up group

On Friday 5th June parents at St Petroc’s school received a letter (or saw a post on Facebook) stating that Key Stage 2 education (ages 7 – 11) would no longer continue at the school from January 2021. Nick Buckland, chair of trustees has commented that: “no one wanted to […]

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St Petroc’s to close Key Stage 2 education in Bude

St Petroc’s School recently announced: The Trustees of St Petroc’s have this afternoon announced plans to refocus the school as an Early Years and Key Stage 1 specialist in January 2021. Our Key Stage 2 element will formally close at this time. This restructure will be an exciting opportunity to […]

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A good news story for Bude from its Coastal Community Team

How refreshing and wonderful to have a good news story, focusing on the great work our community does. Recently, Bude Coastal Community Team made a generous indefinite loan of five laptop computers to support Budehaven pupils working from home during the Coronavirus crisis. Over recent weeks, children not able to […]

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Introduction to Locally-Led Learning

A short introduction from the project lead about a new project in the Bude, Camelford, Bodmin and Newquay areas for people who are not currently working but are looking to get involved with some fun, learner-led, learning: There will be a series of additional videos to give you more information […]

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Bude’s Earth Festival Goes Online

From Bude Castle: This year Bude’s Earth Festival will be an online event due to government social distancing restrictions. On Sunday 7th, The Castle website will be hosting a range of environmental, lifestyle and wildlife talks, presentations, workshops and musical entertainment for all to enjoy. Links will go live throughout […]

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Marhamchurch Primary’s VE Day Celebrations

Children and staff at Marhamchurch Primary have been busy paying their respects to those never-to-be-forgotten who made massive sacrifices during World War II. What wonderful results they have achieved to celebrate the Victory in Europe. Sterling work as staff have made bunting and a video,  while Children have made posters […]

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Children’s writing competition

FRom Cornwall Council: A Cornwall Council story writing competition to find the next generation of budding writers is going national. Launched as part of the Real Heroes Read Books campaign, the competition was originally just open to children from schools in Cornwall, but due to popular demand this is now […]

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New record label for young Cornish songwriters

From Cornwall Council:   A new record label is being launched to support young Cornish musicians during the Covid-19 lockdown. Kevrenna Records (Kevrenna means to share in Cornish) is based totally online and is part of the response by the Cornwall Music Education Hub, a service offered by Cornwall Council, […]

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Getting IT Write – a new venture …

Almost everyone at some time says they want to write. Some people actually do it. Virtually everyone uses IT and therefore making it easy is valuable. So for free help with writing inspiration, motivation, prompts and ideas, here’s a Bude & Beyond sister site, using the IT brain of Rob […]

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This year’s A levels and GCSEs

Just announced by the Government: Since the Secretary of State for Education announced that the 2020 exam series in England would be cancelled to help fight the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), we have worked at speed to develop a process which fairly recognises students’ work and makes sure they get […]

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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 Edmundson, NSPCC Head of Policy and Public Affairs, said: “The Government has clearly acknowledged the need to keep children safe […]

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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 pupils here at Budehaven to raise their aspirations and experience an immersive and challenging event. ARTiculation is the Roche Court […]

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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 places Exciting times for these students. For those students not attending university, Budehaven has a Level 6 Careers Officer to […]

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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 safe by the sea. The programme, which is delivered in partnership between the ASA (Amateur Swimming Association) and the RNLI […]

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