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VEX Robotics Regional Qualifiers

With two years’ experience behind them, our VEX robotics team were confident this year. The girls – Ellie, Leah and Juliet – have worked in their free lessons and after school to build and perfect a robot that would be able to lift 2kg cones and place them onto a “target” pole. For extra marks, […]

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Year 9 ‘Lighthouse’ Motivational/Target Setting Workshop

Next Steps funding was secured for the whole of year 9 to benefit from a workshop delivered through MADE a London based education and training provider specialising in aspiration raising and study skills. Delivered in the studio in College this session involved students in target setting and understanding the importance of identifying SMART targets, psychology […]

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Goonhilly Visit

Three year 12 students George, Harry, Joey and year 10’s Lauren joined Dr Dixon on a visit to Goonhilly Satellite Earth Station on Tuesday 5th of December. The students arrived and met with an employee of the site Kat Hickey. They were given a brief tour of the station and saw “Goonhilly One” also known as “Arthur” which is the first satellite dish […]

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Mapping Background Radiation Around Bodmin

Bodmin College together with Professor Tom Scott from Bristol University recently took part in a ground-breaking project to map the background radiation around Bodmin. Background radiation is the radiation that we are exposed to all of the time and as Professor Scott explained when he talked to students in years 11-13 the background radiation in […]

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Bodyboarding Success

Year 10 student Jowan competed in the Qualifying Round of the Cornwall School Games Bodyboarding competition at Tolcarne Beach, Newquay. Despite fierce competition from the two Newquay Schools he finished in 2nd place and qualified for the County Final being held at Perranporth beach next June. A really fantastic effort.

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