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 […]
Budehaven celebrates sixth form results
Budehaven Community School students have been celebrating their A’ Level and BTEC examination results today. Headteacher, Tracey Reynolds commented: ‘We are very proud of this year group. They have been the first cohort where all of their courses were assessed at the end of two years with tough examinations. So it […]
Budehaven Job Opportunity
Budehaven Community School Lead First Aider and Administrator Job description and person specification Job Details Job title: School Lead First Aider and Administrator Reporting to: Business Manager Starting salary: Actual salary of £15,783 (FTE: £21,166) Hours: Term time (including INSET days) 32.50 hours per week, 8.30am to 3.30pm […]
Budehaven students explore chemistry at the highest level
The Royal Society of Chemistry says: The world needs more chemical scientists, and chemistry skills can lead our young people into a vast range of fulfilling careers. We help people see the part they can play in the future of the chemical sciences, and we improve chemistry education. We believe […]
Matt receives Budehaven Jon Coney Award
Each year, tutors at Budehaven Community School propose the names of Year 13 students they think are eligible for The Jon Coney Memorial Award. This award is named after a young man who attended Budehaven School but passed away suddenly on 23 rd August 2004, aged 17. To be selected […]
Employer initiative unites students and businesses in Bude
Last week the Hospitality Table Cornwall project travelled to Bude to host their second forum for local hospitality businesses. The forum, held at Budehaven School on 28 March, was a way for guests in the North & East of Cornwall to hear about the project’s short and long-term plans for […]
Hidden Depths celebrates the murky past of Bude Canal
Who’d have thought Bude Canal could be so much fun? If you’ve got a spare evening tonight or tomorrow, why not pop down to Budehaven where you will be guaranteed a good time watching a play on this very subject? To mark the 200th anniversary of Bude Canal, Richard Wolfenden […]
Can you help Budehaven to create a recipe book?
The Food and Catering department and the Friends of Budehaven at Budehaven Community School is working with Hospitality Table Cornwall to put together a recipe book full of recipes from industry experts, parents, staff and students in order to raise money for the school and the department. A number […]
Preparing to fly – Budehaven sixth form university applicants
By Matt White: Budehaven Sixth Form students are currently making their plans to study at university next autumn. 75 students have applied for places at universities all over the United Kingdom and further afield this year and we are very proud that many have received some excellent conditional offers. Often the application […]
Democracy in Bude: Local People fighting for our Hospital and Young People striking for all our futures.
Opinion piece following events from last week by the Chair of Bude Labour Party (as ever, opinion pieces are open to all to submit): There were two important democratic events in Bude last week: one was about saving our NHS, and frustrating, and the other was about saving […]
Budehaven students at Plymouth Science and Technology Fair
Written by Eleanor Theakston – Budehaven A Level scientist: On Thursday 24th January, thirteen Year 12 students attended the Science and Technology Fair at Plymouth University. In the morning we each attended a lecture of our choice, focusing on a subject we were interested in; they ranged from Engineering and […]
Brave Betty shaves her hair for charity
On Christmas Eve, a brave Betty Sellars Page shaved off her hair for Macmillan Cancer Support, raising over £2500; she has also donated her hair to the Little Princess Trust to be made into wigs for children with cancer. If you wish to donate here’s the link. Betty says on […]
Governors needed at Budehaven – could it be for you?
Having spent many years as a governor, both in Bude and up north, I can recommend it as a way to support your local school and its students, but also to give you a good working knowledge of how schools work. Community Governors can be anyone in the community. Being a […]
Graffiti at Budehaven – and it’s not what you think!
By Jack Gibbons: ‘’16 strings, 8 dancing feet and 4 voices with 1 aim: to make classical music wickedly funny and fantastically exhilarating. Graffiti Classics bursts the elitist boundaries of the traditional String Quartet with its hilarious all-singing, all-dancing musical comedy cabaret show.’’ We were very fortunate to welcome the Graffiti […]
Smart new uniform as Budehaven numbers grow
In what is the largest cohort in the increasingly popular Budehaven Community School, year 7s have started their secondary education with a smart new uniform which has been introduced this autumn across all year groups. Smart new uniform Headteacher, Tracey Reynolds, has been talking to the new students, saying: […]