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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 […]


£10 Challenge

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12.4 planned and ran various activities last term to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. We  held a Scary Autumn fundraiser which included 2 Halloween themed bake sales and coffee, tea, hot chocolate and marshmallows and cream sales, plus a  KS3 pumpkin lantern competition. We managed to acquire prizes donated by Asda, Costcutter and Bricknells. […]

CU Meeting

Children’s University CEO Visit

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On Wednesday we had an important visitor, the CEO of the national Children’s University Trust, Helen O’Donnell and who had heard about the excellent programme here at Bodmin College and wanted to meet our staff and students. We have over 80 Year 7 students involved and Helen was impressed with their passports and all the […]


Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

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On Saturday 16th January, 75 students from years 9 and 10 took part in a Bronze Duke of Edinburgh’s Award training walk. They were split into groups and accompanied by staff who had volunteered to come out and help (along with several dogs!). It was a lovely day for walking, dry and cold with some […]

Bodmin Bowls Club

Try Bowls – Community Event

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Ever thought of trying the game of lawn bowls? Come along on Saturday 23rd January 2016 between 10am and 8pm. All you need are some comfortable clothes and some flat shoes! DISCLAIMER No duly appointed officer of Bodmin College has inspected these services and parents must make their own enquiries and satisfy themselves as to […]

A still from last year’s showcase with present year 11 students: Joe Barlow, Bella Jefferies and Rebecca Mead Stuchberry

Year 10 boys to perform at Hall for Cornwall Secondary Drama Showcase

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Five playwrights have plunged into Cornish archives to gather inspiration for short plays which have been brought to life by students and drama teachers across Cornwall to create an event which celebrates Cornish creativity today and in the past.  Through energetic performance, wit and pathos they will explore the lives and adventures of John Couch […]

Project Prom 2016

Project Prom

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Time to check out the latest fashions of 2016 prom season! Join us on Friday 15th January for the annual Year 11 Prom Fashion Show. Doors open at 6:45pm, Show starts at 7:00pm. Tickets can be purchased from T2 at break and lunchtimes. Adults £6 Concession £4 Any questions please speak to Miss Barrow.

Photograph by Emily Whitfield-Wicks
Art Launch Event. Year 9s - Eden Project. L-R Ellie Fullwood, Isabel Bettin, Jay Elvy and Joseph Davidge from Bodmin College.

Micro-Macro Exhibition

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A new exhibition by Cornish schoolchildren is drawing parallels between the human body and rainforests. The Micro-Macro Exhibition at Eden features artwork from students at local secondary schools. Teachers and students from Bodmin College, Fowey River Academy and Penrice Academy attended the launch to see their art work on display. Schools were asked to create […]

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Christmas Gifts

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This week sees the start of our second Secret Santa. This year over 60 students have been nominated by Heads of year for among other things their determination and resilience. Every hour the students are called up to the school office where a member of staff gives a gift that has been kindly donated by […]