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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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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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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