40 Days, 40 Ways…to make a difference
As a school, looking outside ourselves to the wider world in which we live is central to our charitable ethos. This is why, starting on the first day of Lent,
Support for WWF Australia Bushfire Appeal
Following the news of the Australian bushfires devastating the nation, our Prep children expressed a strong desire to support the World Wildlife Fund in their efforts to rescue the millions
Students drive initiative to help children in poverty
After watching a Dispatches documentary called ‘Growing Up Poor’ in a recent PSHCE lesson, Form 8W decided it was an issue worth exploring and worked together to find out more.
Working towards a more sustainable future
For our students and staff at Bridgewater, social responsibility is a key part of the school’s agenda where every individual counts, and the introduction of sustainable, recyclable paper bags is
Talented students put on show for Rainbow Trust
December 2019 saw philanthropic Sixth Formers undertake further charitable fundraising activity in the form of this year’s Senior Talent Show, in which the superb vocal talents of Year 11 pupil,
Festive 5K for Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity
On Wednesday 11th December 2019, both students and staff took part in a sponsored Festive 5K run to raise valuable funds for the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity. Over 40
Spreading Christmas joy at St Ann’s Hospice
Last week our Senior Vocal Group visited St. Ann’s Hospice to spread a little Christmas cheer and help make this time of year special for those in need of care.
2020 Worsley Woods Fundraising Calendar – winners announced
We are delighted to announce that our beautiful 2020 Woodland Fundraising Calendars have arrived in school and are now available to order via ParentPay, with all proceeds going towards the
Prep’s Countryfile Ramble for BBC Children in Need 2019
Following the success of last year’s fundraising Countryfile Ramble for BBC Children in Need, last week our Prep children once again donned their wellies in support of the charity’s 2019
Celebrating our differences for Anti-Bullying Week
Last week’s Anti-Bullying assembly was an important reminder of the significant impact that bullying has on a child’s life and our collective responsibility to make it stop. To help raise
Support for Mission Christmas appeal 2019
Christmas is a busy time for us all and in addition to the seasonal extra-curricular programme, we appreciate that we also ask parents for their time and generosity in helping
Working together to Wrap Up Greater Manchester
‘Warm a heart, give a coat’ is the emotive appeal by the Rotary Club for the Wrap Up Greater Manchester campaign and we’re asking our Bridgewater parents to join us
Students go pink in support of Breast Cancer Now
October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month and on Thursday 17th the Senior School came together with other schools and communities across the nation to ‘wear it pink’ and show support
Bridgewater says ‘HelloYellow’ for Young Minds
On World Mental Health Day this Thursday, senior students will be saying #HelloYellow in support of children and young people’s mental health. In addition to a lunchtime yoga session, Sixth
Calendar creation raising funds for Worsley Woods
Earlier this year Salford council’s Ranger Team sadly had to dismantle the woodland adventure playground / trim trail equipment in Worsley Woods due to severe weathering. Since this time, they
2019 Macmillan coffee morning the biggest yet
This year’s coffee morning has proved to be the biggest yet, with £1,000 raised for Macmillan Cancer Support thanks to the generosity of our Bridgewater family and friends (and the
The Seward family aim high for Diabetes UK
Here at Bridgewater we consider ourselves a family. That means understanding, supporting and championing one another, celebrating each other’s success and ensuring we are here to help when it is
Bridgewater Prep children showcase their talent
At the end of the summer term, Prep children marked the end of another wonderful year with a talent show organised by Bridgewater’s Prep Council. A fabulous showcase of the
50 50 Fundraising Raffle
At Bridgewater School charitable fundraising is an integral part of what we do and our own charitable status ensures we strive to continually look for ways in which we can
Three Peaks Challenge for local scout group
At Bridgewater School we believe in inspiring others through our own actions and witness wonderful examples of individuals challenging themselves to achieve for the benefit of others every day. Just
Bridgewater pupils unveil new adventure playground
The endeavours of the children on the Prep Council have been rewarded with the installation of some essential new play equipment, which they proudly presented to the surprise and delight
Cupcake Day raises funds for Alzheimers Society
On Thursday 13th June we invited the school community to come together in support of Alzheimer’s Society Cupcake Day, an opportunity to help people affected by dementia simply through the
2019 Music Showcase
On Thursday 27th June our annual Music Showcase Evening was held at Bridgewater School in aid of St. Ann’s Hospice, raising £925 for this very special charity. A wonderful evening,
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Raising laughs and raising money – Red Nose Day 2019
Red Nose Day 2019 saw our Prep School children join in the fun, raising laughs and raising money for Comic Relief with a giggletastic ‘joke-athon’. Children from Kindergarten through to
World Book Day 2019
World Book Day is a fantastic way to emphasise the wonder of books to our children. This year, on Thursday 7th March, Bridgewater School will be incorporating our World Book
Bridgewater community is full of love
On Thursday 14th February, Prep children enjoyed the generous support of the Bridgewater community at their Valentine’s Day Cake Sale. Organised by the Prep Council to raise valuable funds for
Students put on a show for Centrepoint
The last day of term saw the annual Talent Show make a much anticipated return, with acts from across the Senior School performing in front of an enthusiastic crowd. A
Christmas Jumper Day 2018
Thank you to everyone who participated in Christmas Jumper Day. Together, we sported our winter woollies for Save the Children and raised £185.85 (and a few smiles along the way).
Team of entrepreneurs raise record amount for St. Ann’s Hospice
After successfully coming away from the Dragons with the maximum investment for their ‘Bridgewater Bags’ business venture back in October, last week the team returned to the Den for the
Support for Monton Church Christmas Tree Festival
This Christmas, children from Prep II have been working hard to make decorations for a Bridgewater branded Christmas tree, ready for the annual Christmas Tree Festival at Monton Unitarian Church.
Prep children support Anti-Bullying Week
Following the lessons and activities undertaken during Anti-Bullying Week, 12th – 16th November 2018, we asked some of our Prep pupils their thoughts on the matter and the importance of
Prep pupil takes initiative to help the homeless
After learning about homelessness at school and witnessing it for herself one day, one of our Prep V pupils, felt so moved by the crisis that, quite simply, she decided
Doing our thing for Children in Need
On Friday 16th November, over one hundred and fifty of our youngest pupils turned out to raise money for BBC Children in Need. Aged between 2 and 11 years old,
Bridgewater School helps create nation of lifesavers
In support of the British Heart Foundation’s mission to train 5,000 people in life saving skills by 2020, Senior School pupils at Bridgewater School in Worsley are now receiving invaluable
Sixth Formers provide continued support for African schools
Sixth Form students at Bridgewater School have continued their support for the UK charity PEAS (Promoting Equality in African Schools) through this year’s sweet shop initiative. Run in school over
Bridgewater parents bring joy to children overseas with Operation Christmas Child
Once again, Bridgewater parents have been going above and beyond to help bring joy to disadvantaged children in some of the poorest places in the world. The school has become
Bridgewater family pulls together for MND Association
On Friday 2nd November 2018, Prep School teachers and pupils donned pyjamas and wellies before setting off on a sponsored fun run to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease
Year 10 students secure maximum investment from Dragons
This year’s Manchester Airport Community Network Dragons Den Enterprise competition saw a group of Year 10 Bridgewater students successfully pitch their business idea for ‘Bridgewater Bags’ and secure the maximum
School joins together to Wear It Pink
On Thursday 18th October, Senior and Sixth Form students and staff joined together to Wear It Pink in support of Breast Cancer Now, the UK’s largest breast cancer research charity.
Heartwarming generosity for Harvest Festival
The Prep Hall was brimming with goodness today for Harvest Festival, with generously donated food parcels of all shapes and sizes filling the tables ready to be shared with local
Sixth Formers raise record amount for Macmillan
The Bridgewater community spirit shone through last week as students, parents and staff shared in our annual Coffee Morning in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support and in memory of
Annual Citizenship Day 2018
Bridgewater School recently hosted the annual Rotary Club Citizenship Day with a number of our pupils participating in activities with students from other local schools aimed at increasing their awareness
Sixth Form Tanzania Expedition 2018
Some of our Sixth Form students have recently enjoyed a ‘practice run’ for their eagerly anticipated expedition to Tanzania later in the summer term. The purpose of the weekend was to
Annual Music and Art Exhibition Showcase in aid of St Ann’s Hospice
Tickets are going fast for our annual Music and Art Showcase Evening in aid of St.Ann’s Hospice this Thursday 24th May from 5.45 to 7pm. With a multitude of talent
Lessons from Auschwitz
Chloe Povey, one of our Yr 12 Sixth Formers, has recently participated in a life changing project. Organised by the Holocaust Educational Trust, the ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ project aims to
Fantastic fundraising – ‘Wear it Pink Day’ for Breast Cancer Research
Another successful fund-raising event organised by Bridgewater School Sixth Form – a fantastic £404.19. Great team effort!!!
Christmas Shoe Box Appeal 2017 – Deadline 3rd November!!!
We’re kicking off our annual Christmas Shoe Box Appeal here at Bridgewater School to help some of the world’s most vulnerable children – many of whom will receive no other
Harvest Festival 2017
A great opportunity for our younger pupils to understand that there are many people less fortunate within our community and to give thanks for what we have. St Mark’s Church,
Macmillan Cake and Coffee morning 2017 – £736.56 raised!
Great result for our Cake and Coffee morning organised by our very able and organised Sixth Former’s – they raised a fantastic £736.56 for Macmillan Cancer Support…our younger children were
Yr 8 visit to Central Gurdwara Manchester
Bridgewater School Yr 8 pupils recently enjoyed a visit to Central Gurdwara in Manchester – a Sikh temple – as part of their religious education/studies. A Gurdwara is a place
A heartfelt, thoughtful tribute
Already a talented artist, eleven year old Stanley Middlemiss (Prep VI) of Bridgewater School, Worsley was so moved by the recent events at Manchester Arena that he wanted to put
Bridgewater blazer treads the boards!
Our Bursars Office is always a hive of activity and we have a long history of dealing with the more unusual requests made of Bridgewater School! Our latest request has
Launch of our 200 Club
Welcome to the 200 Club – the perfect chance to win cash prizes while raising money for Bridgewater School which will be used to help fund additional equipment, resources and opportunities
Fantastic fund-raising efforts by pupils, parents and staff!
Here at Bridgewater, we understand the importance of families and ‘giving something back’ and so we’d just like to say a big shout out THANK YOU to all our pupils,
Brain Tumours – signs to be aware of…
After successfully raising significant funds during our recent Egg Roll/Wear a Hat Day we would like to continue to raise awareness of the fight against brain tumours. If people are aware
Beware the dangers of swimming in canals in hot weather!
Children are frequently warned about the dangers of swimming in canals and quarries in the hot weather….looks like someone needs to get the message out there to the local wildlife!
Animal lovers to the rescue!
What a week its been at Bridgewater School for helping animals! Mrs Booth (Prep IV Teacher) and Finance Manager, Mrs Rebecca Johnson arrived at school to find a cat lying
Music and Art Showcase in aid of St Ann’s Hospice
As our academic year draws to a close, we will be hosting our annual Art Exhibition featuring the fabulous work of our final year students alongside our Music Showcase on Tuesday, 23rd
An Evening with Will Farmer from the BBC Antiques Roadshow
Members of the Inner Wheel Club of Worsley are hosting an event featuring Will Farmer of BBC Antiques Roadshow fame at Bridgewater School in aid of various local charities on
Giant ‘soggy’ Wiggle Walk raises almost £1K for Action for Children!!!
Our fantastic Kindergarten and Reception classes took part in a sponsored Giant Wiggle in aid of the charity ‘Action for Children’. The children donned an item of green clothing and
Tanzania Expedition 2018
Planning is well underway for our Sixth Formers Tanzania Expedition in the Summer of 2018. Participants have been working on a number of team-building exercises to help them to develop
Donating to the school at no cost to you!
Did you know that you can help raise donations for Bridgewater School without you even leaving your sofa? And best of all it doesn’t cost you a penny! Our school
Meet Our Expeditionary Sixth Formers!
Ten of our intrepid sixth form students will be taking part in a two week expedition to Tanzania in July 2018. It’s an extraordinary and unforgettable opportunity for them to
Macmillan Coffee Morning
Thank you to all of our supporters for your kind donations we have raised a massive £1125 for this very worthy cause.
Win an MK bag in our silent auction!
Fantastic opportunity to win this MK bag very kindly donated by Worsley Dress Agency. Please submit your bid in a silent auction to the school office. All proceeds going to
Music & Art showcase raises £1000
£1000 was raised last night at the Music & Art Showcase for @StAnnsHospice. Thank you to everyone who contributed to a wonderful evening. [su_custom_gallery source=”media: 1350,1351,1352,1353″ limit=”4″ link=”lightbox” width=”100″ height=”100″
An evening with Will Farmer
We are delighted to be able to host ‘An evening with Will Farmer’ from BBC’s Antiques Roadshow on Wednesday 25th May at 7.30pm. Tickets are £10 and include interval light
It’s here – You made it happen!
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Launch of the ‘Tenner Challenge’
We are in the process of launching the ‘Tenner Challenge’ this week as part of the Young Enterprise Scheme for years 7 – 9. Alex from year 10 may have already
Prep Council Cake Sale
The Prep Council is in full swing again this year and the children are hoping to raise amazing funds for our fantastic school. As you know, the Toy Sale was