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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 […]

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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:   […]

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Budehaven celebrates excellent GCSE results

Budehaven School library was bustling on Thursday morning as 187 nervous but excited students collected their GCSE and BTEC results. There were cries of delight and celebratory hugs as students opened up their results envelopes to find they had achieved the grades they had worked so hard for. ‘I am very […]

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Budehaven celebrates exam results day

Budehaven Community School is today celebrating the fantastic achievements of 71 sixth form students and a big well done to them all from Bude & Beyond.  The students are rewarded for the culmination of two years’ hard work with excellent A’ Level and BTEC examination results.   Headteacher, Tracey Reynolds commented: ‘It has […]

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Year 10 Budehaven masterchefs cook up an Indian feast

By Karen Thorsen Hamer: In recent years a number of articles have been published lamenting the inability of young people to cook simple meals – “Can’t Cook, Won’t Cook,” is the title of one Huffington Post article. At Budehaven, the Food and Catering department is working to reverse that trend […]

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Great results for Budehaven at indoor rowing event

Report by Mel Bardsley   On 18th April, Budehaven students arrived at the sports hall at Marjons-Plymouth University ready to compete in the year 7-12 indoor rowing competition. Year 7 girls, Amaya Thunming and Lily Collidge raced first, rowing strongly for 2minutes. Both girls rowed approx. 400m each in their […]

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Budehaven students treated to pro jazz

What a treat Budehaven music students had when touring Jazz Quintet, The Alex Hitchcock Quintet, stopped by on route to performing at St Ives Jazz Club. Students from GCSE and A Level Music classes, as well as the school’s very own Jazz Band members, attended a 2-hour performance and workshop from […]

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Amber reports from U17 Cricket in S Africa

Cricket report by Budehaven Sixth Form student, Amber Cummins, who captained the Cornwall Girls U17 team in South Africa earlier this year. Well done to Amber on her achievement and for sharing a wonderful report:   After fundraising, training and preparing for the South Africa Tour throughout the late summer […]

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Global arts concert at Budehaven

Wednesday 21st March was a special evening in the north of the county when 165 children from primary and secondary schools  gathered at Budehaven School for a Global Arts concert. Music from 15 countries across the world was performed that evening to a 300 strong audience and fellow musicians. The […]

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Canoeathon for Budehaven

Oops nearly missed this but it’s still going on so please give your support down at the canal. From noon on Thursday 29th March – until noon on Friday 30 March, a team of hardy students and staff from Budehaven will be canoeing for 24 hours up and down a stretch of […]

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Budehaven Students Represent Devon and Cornwall Region in National Lego Competition

Last weekend a group of six year 8 students from Budehaven school represented the Devon and Cornwall region in the national final of FIRST® LEGO® League at the University of West England in Bristol. FIRST LEGO League was established in 1998 to engage children and young people in playful and meaningful learning while helping […]

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