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STEM Engineering Challenge Day

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On Tuesday 29th November 5 Bodmin College pupils participated in a STEM Engineering Challenge Day at RNAS Culdrose. The day started when the team entered the Briefing Room at 824 Squadron at RNAS Culdrose where they received their challenge brief along with eleven other teams. The scenario: A Merlin helicopter had crashed in the desert […]

(L-R) Millie Smith, Madison James, Becky Gault, Josie Pentelow, Sophie Matta

Code Skool @ Plymouth University

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Year 8 students from Bodmin College were invited to Plymouth University to take part in their Code Skool event, which is sponsored by the British Computer Society. The event aims to encourage youngsters to consider a future working in technology and involves schools from across the South West. The students worked in teams with lecturers […]


Highly Commended for Robot Design

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Bodmin College Technology Department entered the Harper Adams University Young Innovator of the Year competition to design a robot. One of our teams was selected to attend the finals at the University on Monday 29th of June. The team comprised Callum Torres and Ed Wilson and their robot was called Solar Sieve. It was designed […]

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Students Win Awards at CreateED Exhibition

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The College was represented at the prestigious CreateEd exhibition at Falmouth University, from 26th June to 30th June, by work from 48 students in subjects such as Textiles, Graphics, Media, Art, Photography and Resistant Materials. The work looked fantastic and we were rewarded with the following prizes: First Prize GCSE Journalism – Matt Sampson Second […]

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Graphic Design Students Enter Bodmin Window Display Competition

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The Cancer Research Shop in Bodmin is currently hosting an exhibition of models created by the Sixth Form Graphic Design students. The brief challenged the students to create an inspiring display aimed at encouraging the young people of Bodmin to buy and donate to the shop. Using scale models of the store, the students have […]


STEM Students Win Engineering Design Award

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Bodmin College hosted a quadcopter demonstration and talk by engineer Captain S Nel from REME (Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) at the end of the summer term 2012. Inspired by what he saw Zach Wilson wanted to build his own remote controlled quadcopter. This began an ambitious STEM project for the year with Zach leading […]


Royal Cornwall Show 2013

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It would be difficult to describe Bodmin College’s presence at Royal Cornwall this year without the overuse of superlatives, but everyone who visited our stand agreed that this was about as good as it gets. The weather, the general camaraderie and the constant ‘buzz’ around the stand created a very positive impression on visitors and […]

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Charity Fashion Show Is A Great Success

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On Monday 22nd April the Year 13 Applied Art students organised a Fashion Show for their final unit of work. This show incorporated not only the students’ own creations in both Art and Textiles, but also featured clothes from local boutique Moods in Bodmin. The students all upcycled clothes from both the local Cancer Research […]

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Year 11 Bake Off!

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On the 31st May the Year 11 took up their final challenge ‘The Bake Off’.