Posts for Learning

Testing, testing … fun times at The Castle

Let’s be honest, I’m not a gaming person, I know nothing about Augmented Reality, and I wasn’t especially looking forward to going to The Castle to test a prototype game […]

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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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Would you like the opportunity to learn Modern Calligraphy?

I’m delighted that my first Modern Calligraphy Workshop held in Launcells Parish Hall yesterday was a great success.  The feedback I had from those who attended has been very encouraging […]

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999 Academy Lite for SW

A new version of an emergency services’ youth initiative has been launched for young people in the South West to develop lifesaving skills. Ambulance, police and fire have teamed-up with […]

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Lidl competition to help schoolchildren

  Lidl is giving primary school children across the South West of England the chance to win £5,000 of vouchers to be spent on providing a better breakfast for their […]

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Lord Lieutenant’s Award for work with Bude’s army cadets

From Wessex RFCA:   Congrats to a full-time PhD student and father of four from Bude, who has been honoured with a Lord Lieutenant’s Certificate of Meritorious Service for his […]

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Incident at Budehaven

There were reports online of two air ambulances and two road ambulances attending Budehaven School today at around 1.15 pm. A spokesperson for South Western Ambulance Service told Cornwall Live: […]

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Being the new head at Budehaven …

It’s always difficult starting a new job. Budehaven’s new headteacher, Dom Wilkes, who replaced Tracey Reynolds in September, moved from a school in the north-west of England, so Bude will […]

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