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Animation Award for Students

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Sixth Form students Tom Lyne and Richard Topolcany were awarded Runner Up prize in the 16+ Category at the 7th Annual UK Schools Computer Animation, run by the School of Computer Science at Manchester University.  They travelled to Manchester on Friday 11th July and were presented with their award – a fantastic result for the […]

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A Level Biology Field Trip

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Between the 9th and 13th of July, 18 A level Biology students stayed at Nettlecombe Court in Somerset to study various ecological field sampling techniques as a basis for their coursework. The first day: After a tour of the grand manor house we spent the afternoon sampling terrestrial ecology using transects and random sampling using […]

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Art and Craft Show

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On Saturday March 22nd, Bodmin College 6th Form students, and professional artists, will be holding an Arts and Crafts Show at 53 Fore Street, Bodmin (the old Threshers shop).  It will run from 10am until 4pm and is a great opportunity for you to view and purchase hand-made, unique pieces of art and craft.  Refreshments […]

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Mark Rocks!

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Mark Hockaday in year 13 has just been offered a place to study geology at Exeter College at the University of Oxford. It is a well-deserved reward for a phenomenally gifted and hardworking young man and the whole college is very proud of his achievement. Mark has obviously benefited from the help and support of […]

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Year 7 Go Orienteering

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On Wednesday the 26th of February the A-Level Leisure Studies group organised an orienteering event for the Year 7K band PE group. All Year 7 students participated enthusiastically with the winners being Ollie Greenough and Keelan Davey. Congratulations to all of the participants.

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Time To Talk – Time To Change

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On Thursday 6th February, a Time to Talk Day was run by the staff and students of the Psychology department at Bodmin College. Not only did we make 88 cups of tea and coffee, we reckon that we started 55 conversations about mental health and had pledges of 10 texts, 5 phone calls and 5 […]

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Year 12 £10 Challenge

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All Year 12 Tutor Groups were given £10 and had to think of an idea to make this grow. They then had to decide on a designated Charity they wanted the monies to be donated to, some of these included MIND, Bristol Childrens Hospital and the British Heart Foundation. A total amount of £518 was […]

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Celebrate Success

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  The latest edition of Bodmin College’s ‘Let’s Celebrate Success’ poster has just been completed. Every year we provide a small summary of the pupils from our college who have achieved the top exam scores at the end of year 13. Following our best ever results this year, the standard was so high that several […]

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Health and Applied Science Taster Day

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A group of Year 12 Biology and Chemistry A level students joined Mrs Block and Miss Ivey on a Taster Day in Health and Applied Sciences at Plymouth University on 15th January. It was a busy day with different sessions led by current undergraduates covering several degree courses; Midwifery, Child Nursing, Optometry and Dietetics, as […]

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Zac Wilson – Young engineer? International superstar? Or both?

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“On Friday 29 November 2013, NPL welcomed the UK’s best young engineers to a one day mentoring event jointly organised with the Young Engineers charity and the Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers. The day provided 15 young people aged 16-18 a unique opportunity to polish their entries for a national search to find the […]