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Year 9 Basketball

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Year 9 boys basketball team competed in their first ever tournament at Poltair on the 3rd April.  The team won 22-10 and 26-4 to go through as winners to the Cornwall School Games. They have shown great commitment, training three times a week and were a credit to the College throughout the Tournament. Anyone interested […]

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Warrior Challenge at Bodmin College

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Staff competed against students in Warrior Challenge last Friday to raise money for Sport Relief 2014.  Although the grand total is to be announced, more than £600 was raised from this event alone.  To see a video of some of the event, follow the link below: http://vimeo.com/89808716   Below are just some of the activities that […]

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WW1 Battlefields Trip

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Two Year 9 competition winners recently went on a trip to Ypres and the Somme as part of a national World War One Battlefields tour project. In the above photograph, Year 9 students Emily and Patrick lay a poppy for Lance Corporal Harry R. Wright during a visit to the Battlefields of World War One. […]

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Primary Students Promote Fair Trade

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On Monday 10th March, pupils from St Marys Primary School delivered a presentation to 11.8 to promote Fairtrade Fortnight. The visit was completed in order to raise awareness of the importance of buying Fairtrade products. Each of the year 5 / 6 pupils presented to tutor group 11.8 and were absolutely fantastic. The event finished […]

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Geohazard Workshop with Year 9

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University of Plymouth: Geohazard Workshop with Year 9 On Wednesday 12th March Year 9 Geography students went to Plymouth University where they attended a ‘Geohzard’ workshop. The students spent the first half of the session learning about volcanoes and what volcanoes emit during an eruption. During the second half of the session the attention was […]

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Society of Biology Challenge 2014

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This week 17 Biology pupils from year 9 and 10 took part in the Society of Biology’s Challenge 2014.  The aim was to: Encourage an interest in biology beyond the school curriculum and stimulate curiosity in the natural world. Involve as many pupils as possible in a challenging and interesting biology competition. Act as a […]

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Year 8 Visit to Paignton Zoo

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On Tuesday 4th and Wednesday 5th March Year 8 visited Paignton Zoo with the Geography Department. We are currently studying Tropical Rainforests within Geography and this trip allowed us to study the structure of the rainforest and the range of animals that live there. We also focused on why some animals are under threat, plus […]

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The Man With Green Hair

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A breakneck, witty play by Nick Darke based on the true story of the Camelford water poisoning incident, when aluminium sulphate was placed in the wrong tank at a South West Water treatment works in North Cornwall. The Man with Green Hair is a biting satirical comedy set behind the scenes at ‘Cubert pollution control’ […]

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Sowing the Seed in Year 7

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Having explored ‘natural forms’ this semester with the Year 7 Art groups, the department were delighted to offer all year 7 students the opportunity to go on an Art trip to Plymouth University on Thursday 13th February or Friday 7th March. For a full report on this trip, click here  

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Handball Club

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A new satellite club has been set up by Newquay Handball Club on a Thursday at the College, with ages 16-13 welcome between 4 & 7pm in the sports hall. Off the back of this club the County entered its first ever County handball  team consisting of players from Bodmin, Liskeard and Newquay. The event […]