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Clean and Create – Budehaven working with the local environment

By Rachel Miller, Joint Leader of Learning in Art, Budehaven School: Clean and Create Part 3 was a fantastic day, engaging and inspiring our Year 7 pupils to protect their local marine environment. As part of the day, we hosted a number of VIPs:  Chair of the Environment agency, Emma […]

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Budehaven sixth formers receive some sterling university offers

Budehaven Sixth Form students are currently making their plans to study at University this winter. 62 students have applied for places at Universities all over the United Kingdom and farther afield this year and the school is very proud that many have received some excellent conditional offers. Often the application […]

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Budehaven students chose to support local people at Christmas

Budehaven year 7 students were involved in some fantastic local fundraising initiatives during December.  Their focus was to think of others and support local people at a time which can be difficult for many. During November, the students collected and wrapped shoe boxes after filling them with lovely gifts for […]

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Budehaven riders achieve silver D of E award

This summer three Budehaven students, with other students from Okehampton and Truro, undertook their Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, but not on foot, on horseback! The three students, Evie and Emily Skipp and Eleanor Petherick spent three days with their horses, camping on Dartmoor and carrying their kit in rucksacks […]

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Co-Op splashes the cash for Bude’s young people

Today was the cheque presentation from the  Co-Op Local Causes Fund to Budehaven, with a massive £2,303.72 following a successful funding application. Bude Scout Group also received £2,295.63. Early Birds Nursery received £250, and Tree of Hope £100. The Co-op Local Community Fund is their way of giving back to their members and […]

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Budehaven enters Cornwall Schools’ Showjumping Comp

Budehaven entered four teams in the Cornwall Schools’ Showjumping Competition on Sunday 26th November, which was a very cold, wet and windy day at Resparveth Equestrian Centre, Grampound Road, Truro.   The two novice and two open teams, made up with students from years 7 to 12, did very well, with […]

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Didn’t they do well? Friends of Budehaven have a smashing first year…

As it comes to the end of an amazing first year, the Friends of Budehaven School (a PTA group supporting the school through fundraising and social events) has raised a massive £4,473. This includes a generous donation from the Co-Op Local Causes Fund of £2,303.72 following a successful funding application. […]

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Budehaven boys represent Cornwall Hockey at the South West School Games 2017

A little sporting news from Budehaven. Nine students recently represented not only their school but the County at the South West School Games hosted at Okehampton College. It was a fantastic day playing hockey in the sun with a real ‘fete’ feel to the day, lots of other activities to […]

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Budehaven Lantern Workshop

Here’s a few photos from the recent Budehaven Lantern Workshop, and it’s great to see the pupils getting their creative hats on. The workshop was part of the Waste Not Want Not exhibition currently running at the BAGS exhibition space, in conjunction with Light Up Bude (made from found materials).

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Budehaven Sixth Form Open Evening

If you are a year 11 student at any school or a parent of one, you need to start thinking about post-16 options. Luckily, Budehaven is one of the few relatively local schools with an established and flourishing sixth form, ranked as Good by Ofsted and with “outstanding” results.  Am I biased? […]

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Budehaven 6th form in top 20 nationally

Budehaven Sixth Form has, once again, been placed in the top 20% nationally this year – and has been for the last four years. It is the sixth form here in Bude for the long-term future, despite some false rumours about its alleged ‘demise’. The Sixth form is a vibrant, […]

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New Budehaven pupils make friends at Skern

This week saw the fresh intake of year 7 students from Budehaven attend their 2-night residential at Skern Lodge outdoor adventure centre in Appledore, Devon. This annual trip for new students develops many positive life skills including communication, teamwork, leadership, resilience, organisation and problem-solving. They also get to know other […]

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Budehaven art features in Bude at War exhibition

Last week was the fabulous Bude at War weekend organised by Clair Roberts and helpers. Budehaven’s Art Department was approached by Clair, from the Kitchen Front, to introduce pupils to the idea of creating work for the Bude at War event. The school was delighted to contribute to this event. […]

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