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Strengthening the Pride of Bodmin, The Lion King comes to town

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Hot on the heels of ‘Avenue Q’, Bodmin College are excited to announce that they are the only secondary school in the south west have been given the rights to produce Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ as their next college musical production. Ben Vincent, head of music is also proud to announce that Arts Council England […]


Sports Academy: Rugby

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Two members of Bodmin College Rugby Academy, Kyle Gratrix and Callum Dagenherdt, represented Cornwall last weekend in their victory over Somerset U18’s. Ian Morgan, Director of Academy Sports said, “ I am really pleased for both the lads, they work hard to improve their skills every week and they fully deserve this recognition. A huge well […]


Sports Academy: Martial Arts

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Martial Arts Academy Owen Gower is currently a member of Bodmin College Mixed Martial Arts Academy and he has just won a bronze medal at the British Open for Jujitsu.  Ian Morgan, Director of Academy Sport said: “Owen has worked incredibly hard over the last 12 months and we are really pleased for him. He […]

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Success at the National Big School Bake Off

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Bodmin College are celebrating the success of their Catering Manager, Mandy Barrett, who has won the 2015 Big School Bake Off. This national competition is open to cooks, chefs and caterers working in school kitchens. Mandy was successful in moving through three rounds of competition comprising of the submission of a recipe, semi-finals in Birmingham […]


Downing College Trip

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On the 15th until the 16th of September 2015, four students each from Sir James Smiths Camelford, Bodmin College, Fowey River Academy and Looe Community Academy were invited by Downing College to experience the wonders of Cambridge University. For the students of Sir James Smiths, the seven hour long journey, beginning at 6:30am was not […]


Psychiatrists Share Expert Experience with Students

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Two practicing psychiatrists from Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provided a thought-provoking workshop about mental health for a group of A Level students studying Psychology and medical-related subjects. Their focus was specifically on psychosis and how schizophrenia is currently recognised and treated. By working with doctors who specialise in this disorder and work with young […]



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Tea: How do you take yours? Milk no sugar? Milk in first? No milk at all? Builders? Earl Grey … Herbal? What’s behind our choices? What defines our identity? Do we really fall into “social tribes” and, if so, how far up the social ladder is our tribe? Can we climb higher? Inspired by the […]

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Freshers’ Fair Is A Great Success

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Last week Bodmin College held the first ever Freshers’ Week to welcome the Year 12 students to the Sixth Form. This is what happens at university, and at the Freshers’ Fair our students had the opportunity to sign up for clubs, societies and opportunities in general. It was a fantastic success with 25 stands and […]

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Summer Drama Productions

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Bodmin College had a fantastic summer with students appearing in two productions at the Minack Theatre – As You Like It and Macbeth – and a radio play on BBC Radio Cornwall.   As You Like It Students performed As You Like It at The Minack on 14th August after a 4 day residency at […]

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Digigirlz Winners

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A group of girls from Year 10 were invited to take part in the Microsoft Digigirlz event which was held at the Eden Project near St Austell on Thursday 10th September. This event was run by Microsoft to encourage young women to find out about the variety of opportunities available in the high-tech industry and […]