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Asylum Stories

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  Year 13 psychology and medical students worked with psychiatrists, a former charge nurse, artists and teachers, to better understand mental health. By exploring the history of the old ’County Asylum’ at St Lawrence’s in Bodmin, the group began to understand many of the issues surrounding diagnoses of psychosis and other mental health disorders. Students […]


International Football Success for Max

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Congratulations are due to Max Smallcombe who was called up by Wales under-16 group for two international football matches against France. Wales won the first game 1-0 with Max starring in a central midfield role and then winning the second game 2-1, their first wins over France in fifteen matches. This international recognition rewards Max’s […]

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Football – Advanced Development Centre

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Exeter City Football Club is pleased to join with Bodmin College in announcing the opening of a brand new Advanced Development Centre in Bodmin. Exeter City have a great track record in developing talent through their Youth programme as demonstrated recently in the call up of Matt Grimes and Christy Pym to the England under 20 […]


Seven Deadly Sins

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Ex-Bodmin College student, Tom Greaves, is presenting his show, Seven Deadly Sins, at Bodmin College on October 16th at 7.30pm.  Tickets are available from, or Ms Dures can reserve them via the school. Here is an article that appeared in the Cornishman newspaper: Having spent the last few years dancing for Matthew Bourne as […]


Maximise Potential

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Close to 100 Bodmin College year 11 pupils took part in a ‘maximise’ seminar recently. An inspirational speaker called Jeremy Dry asked some challenging and probing questions in a fun way. Pupils learnt about how to focus on goals and of course why and how they can achieve these goals. Jeremy worked us through examples […]

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6th Form Open Evening

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The 6th Form Open Evening will be held on Thursday 2nd October 2014 from 6.30pm in the Sports Hall.  


Brian Gravy

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  O-Region presents: Stay Brave, Brian Gravy   A new comic play for children and brave adults.   Genre:  Theatre Audience Type Recommended Age 7 and up.   It’s Brian Gravy’s birthday… all he wants is for Mum and Dad to stop fighting. Oh and maybe a pair of sensible shoes. Join Brian and a host […]

Bodmin Wild Cats Team – Phill Barrett, Kate Lewis, Gareth Morris, Mark Roca

Bodmin Wild Cats Almost Prowl To Victory

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  On the 13th and the 14th September 2014, teachers from Bodmin College moved across Dartmoor with purpose. One of the Quartet carried a large green box strapped to an Aluminium frame. Navigation and expedition skills are taught to the students as part of Duke of Edinburgh’s Award and Dartmoor Ten Tors. Now the teachers […]

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Ex-Student Shows His Metal

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Ex-Bodmin College student Tom Dennis has shown real determination and character to gain his Green Beret at the age of 17. Tom hasn’t sat back post completing his GCSE’s in June 2013 but joined the Marines as soon as he was able. He undertook 9 months of gruelling training including an 8 hour speed March […]

Year 8 liquid carbon dioxide demonstration

Bath University Visit

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Bodmin College hosted an excellent visit by Bath University staff Prof Gareth Price, Dr Andrew Ross and Dr Gan Shermer. Lecture themes were University Application for Year 12’s and 13’s ; Why Pick Science A levels for Year 11’s and What’s the Point of Separate Science for Year 8’s. Along with some exciting demonstrations, the […]