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Aspiration at the College is flying high!

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220 Year 10 students were off timetable for an exciting Aspiration Day which involved over 45 external speakers across a range of career pathways. The students chose 4 seminars from 12 different options ranging from Performing Arts to Law & Politics, Sport to STEM. The seminars were delivered local universities, apprenticeships and businesses and were […]

Jayne Smith receiving her award

Lifetime Achievement Award

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Bodmin College is delighted to announce that our William Clift coordinator Jayne Smith has won Pure Potential’s ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’. This award is “for teachers who have dedicated their lives to inspiring students and teachers and have made significant contributions to the education sector”. During her time as teacher, Head of Department, Head of Year […]


‘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 […]