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‘Breath-taking’ Trip

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Students from Bodmin College travelled to Iceland for a ‘breath-taking’ school trip during the Easter break. Twenty-one students and two members of staff from Bodmin College visited Iceland during Easter. The trip was planned and organised in order to support work taking place within the Geography department. During the trip the group visited the Blue […]

Raiders Basketball

Bodmin College basketballers play for Raiders Basketball

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Several Bodmin College students represented Raiders Basketball at a tournament in Plymouth. The year 10 and 11 students were unlucky not to finish joint first and all played very well. Well done to Paul Boyns who has been asked to train with the regional Raiders Team as a result of the tournament.


Aviatrix Project

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On the 18th March The Aviatrix Project visited Bodmin College. One of the main aims of this project is ‘to raise aspirations of young girls and to promote aviation and STEM ( Science Technology Engineering and Maths) as exciting and accessible career choices’ (the word Aviatrix means ‘female pilot’). Bodmin College had the opportunity to […]


Y12 Student Starring in The Canterbury Tales

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Y12 student Jake Clutsom (playing Zazu in the college’s performance of The Lion King) is starring in the Cornwall Youth Theatre Company’s production of Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales. Chaucer’s THE CANTERBURY TALES is a comedy romp through a collection of classic tales! The Knight in love, the drunken students in the Reeve’s Tale and […]


BBC School Report

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Bodmin College Y9 Media students have worked exceptionally hard to create their own TV News show for BBC School Report; a National Project that allows over 10,000 pupils nationwide to become TV journalists for a day. Commenting on the day Laura MacDonald from the BBC said; “I’ve had the pleasure of hearing about so many […]

VEX Robotics

Year 10 girls compete in VEX Robotics Competition

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On Monday 29th February, a group of  Year 10 girls went to Wellington School in Somerset to compete in the South West VEX Robotics Championship.  Having won a set of Vex robotics components the students had to build and program a robot that was capable of picking up balls, and transporting them to a goal […]


Gold DofE Awards at St James’ Palace

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Former students Beth Moyse, Sophie Hesp, Tom Banks and Nathan Daniel travelled to London on Tuesday to attend a ceremony at St James Palace. The students had an opportunity to talk to the Duke of Edinburgh and were presented with their Gold Duke of Edinburgh awards in the ‘Entree Room’ by Radio and TV presenter […]


‘How Abund-ant’ @ Eden

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30 year 9 separate science students from Bodmin College took part in the first ‘How Abund-ant’ workshop at the Eden Project, to investigate the size of the white-footed ant population in the Rainforest Biome. The day began with the students learning about the importance of interdependence and working out their own food webs using discussion […]


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“A night to remember” as the Year 11 students took to the catwalk. The Year 11 Fashion show ‘Class of 16′ Project:Prom’ took place on the 15th January. Over 50 Year 11 students walked the runway with prom attire provided by Cargo Clothing in Penryn and Lowen Bridal in Lauceston. All sales went towards the Year 11 prom […]

Drama Secondary Showcase

Drama Secondary Showcase 2016

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Well done to the Year 10 Performing Arts boys who performed at the Hall for Cornwall on Monday 1st February as part of the Drama Secondary Showcase. This is an annual event where Cornish secondary schools come together to showcase a drama performance on a selected theme. It is wonderful opportunity to share our work […]