Bridgewater Forest School unveiled

Bridgewater School is excited to introduce Bridgewater Forest School, an initiative designed to infuse the principles of play and exploration into the core of our child-centred philosophy. More than just

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United States History Trip 2024

At Bridgewater School we believe that History is not just a subject, it is a living, breathing narrative that shapes our present and guides our future. To enrich our students’

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2025 School Ski Trip to Vermont

As part of our holistic enrichment programme, the Senior School Ski Trip provides students with an unforgettable opportunity for travel and personal development. Following the success of previous years we

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Bridgewater School students participating in the Liberation and Freedom Holocaust Education Workshop with Hannah Goldstone and Caroline Slifkin

Liberation and Freedom Workshop

We are extremely proud to announce our participation in the National Lottery Heritage Fund project ‘Liberation and Freedom‘ – a poignant Holocaust education workshop aimed at fostering understanding and remembrance

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A symphony of success

In the symphony of education at Bridgewater, music takes centre stage, harmonising the minds and hearts of students as they achieve remarkable milestones in their musical journey. In addition to

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Christmas programme of events 2023

This December Bridgewater pupils and parents can look forward to a fun and festive end to the winter term, with lots of extra-curricular events in the diary. Our programme of

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Enrichment at Rock and River

Our Year 11 students recently embarked on a thrilling expedition to Rock and River, an outdoor pursuits centre nestled in the countryside of Mawdesley, Lancashire. The trip, organised for the

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Discovering new horizons. DofE Awards

The Duke of Edinburgh’s (DofE) Award Scheme is not just a programme, it is an opportunity for students to challenge themselves, build teamwork and leadership skills and, most importantly, have

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Un voyage marquant for Year 8

In the early hours of October 16th 2023, the Year 8 students gathered with excitement for a memorable French trip that would combine fun and learning in equal measure. The

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Residential adventure at Condover Hall

Our Year 7 students recently embarked on a three-day residential trip to Condover Hall, a journey filled with adventure, challenges and newfound friendship. The aim of this annual excursion was

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Year 9 visit Thackray Museum of Medicine

Review by Kelly Yau, Year 9 “On 12th October 2023, we had the opportunity to step into the past and experience 19th Century Britain at the incredible Thackray Museum of

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Prep Council gives pupils a voice

Here at Bridgewater, fostering student agency is a priority and the Prep Council is a dynamic embodiment of this commitment. The forum, available to pupils from Kindergarten through to Prep

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The importance of residential trips

Residential trips are key to promoting a strong sense of wellbeing here at Bridgewater School and form an integral part of our enrichment programme, providing new opportunities for learning and

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Bridgewater Colours introduced for Seniors

It gives us immense pleasure to introduce ‘Bridgewater Colours’, an award programme for the new academic year which acknowledges excellence, commitment and the positive representation of Bridgewater School within the

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Opening the door to opportunity

Here at Bridgewater School we believe that education is not just about opening minds but opening the door to exceptional extra-curricular and enrichment opportunities. An eclectic array of sporting, cultural

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BWS Academic Society Blog

Bridgewater School Academic Society visit Oxford  February 2023 On 7th and 8th February 2023, a group of students and staff from Bridgewater School’s Academic Society set off to visit to

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Bridgewater Academic Society announced

“You are everything someone is searching for. Never settle.” R.H.Sin We are very excited to introduce the first Bridgewater School Academic Society; a group of young people in Years 11 to

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ABRSM music exam success

As we begin the new year, we would like to recognise the musical achievements of the following students who ended 2022 with ABRSM exam success (The Associated Board of the

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Green Flag awarded for environmental excellence

Following the superb efforts of our Eco-Committee we are delighted to have been awarded the prestigious Eco-School Green Flag with Merit, an internationally recognised accreditation for excellence in environmental action

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Safe Drive Stay Alive Event 2022

On Wednesday 16th November 2022 and as part of their Enrichment Programme, the Sixth Form will be attending the Safe Drive Stay Alive event at the Middleton Arena, to serve

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Music Mark awarded to Bridgewater School

For pupils here at Bridgewater School, music is an integral part of their learning journey. From Kindergarten through to Sixth Form, everyone understands the positive impact that music education has

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Y8 enrichment programme residential

Residential school trips form an integral part of our enrichment programme, providing new opportunities for learning and the development of important life skills. At Bridgewater this begins for pupils in

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Students develop key Bikeability skills

As more people are being encouraged to take up cycling and enjoy all the benefits that this brings, mastering the skills to ride safely on our roads is key. This

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Bridgewater Lions Award Scheme

On 26th September 2022, the Prep Department proudly launched the new Bridgewater Lions Award Scheme for all Key Stage 2 children. Designed to encourage, recognise and reward children’s participation in

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Bridgewater School's multi-sport trip to Club La Santa

2023 multi sport trip to Club La Santa

As part of the school’s enrichment programme, promoting extra-curricular sporting activities both inside and outside school, a multi-sport trip to Club La Santa Resort in Lanzarote has now been announced

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Bridgewater pupil climbing a tree at the Conway Centre in Tattenhall

Incredible outdoor ventures in Prep

As part of the Prep Department’s residential trip initiative, the start of a new academic year brings exciting opportunities for our children to challenge themselves and experience the great outdoors

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Bridgewater Sixth Form students enjoy a problem solving challenge at Adventure Now

Sixth Form Induction Programme begins

As our Sixth Form students discovered on their team-building day at the start of the new term, a spirit of independent thinking and successful collaboration is key from day one.

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2023 School Ski Trip to New Hampshire

Forming part of the school’s comprehensive enrichment programme, the Senior School Ski Trip has proved incredibly successful over recent years. March 2023 will now see Bridgewater students take to the

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Extra-curricular for all to enjoy

At Bridgewater School we recognise that education is not just about opening minds, but opening the door to exceptional extra-curricular opportunities and our wonderfully varied extra-curricular and enrichment programme does

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Bridgewater School Reception trip to Rivington Reservoir

New learning experiences at Rivington

The world around us offers a myriad of cross-curricular learning opportunities and this term, Reception children enjoyed an exciting journey to the beautiful Rivington Reservoir. As the seasons change, so

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Bridgewater students visit Condover Hall

Y7 Residential to Condover Hall

Autumn 2021 saw Year 7 Bridgewater students enjoy a residential adventure in the beautiful location of Condover Hall, Shropshire. Promoting the importance of teamwork and the benefits of taking controlled

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Bridgewater Prep residentials to Anglesey

Prep pupils enjoy coastal adventure

Adventure, exploration and fun have been the keywords for the autumn term, with residential trips and excursions taking Prep pupils to the beautiful island of Anglesey. As part of the

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Bridgewater School Sixth For team building day

Sixth Form team building day 2021

Our Sixth Form is a preparation for A levels, university and life itself – but it is also a wonderful experience in its own right with opportunities to grow and

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Bikeability cycline course at Bridgewater School

Bikeability gets Y7 cyclists roadsafe

This month saw the return of Bikeability to Bridgewater School and an opportunity for Year 7 students to improve their cycle control and riding skills. The 2-day Level 2 Young

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Prep aerial adventure at Haigh Woodland Park

Prep adventure at Haigh Woodland Park

An aerial outdoor adventure at Haigh Woodland Park in Wigan provided Prep pupils in Key Stage 2 with a fantastic opportunity to challenge themselves and a wonderfully enjoyable way to

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Early Years visit Imagine That

Early Years visit Imagine That

This term a visit to ‘Imagine That!’ Science and Discovery Centre in Liverpool gave our youngest learners the opportunity to enter a world of imagination and wonder. Pupils from our

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York residential

Y8 York Residential 2021

In the Autumn term, students in Year 8 will have the opportunity to enjoy a three-night residential trip to the historic city of York. Residential bonding trips, which promote the

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Bridgewater football development tour Valencia CF 2019

Villareal CF Football Development Tour 2022

As a result of the hugely successful football development tours to Valencia CF in 2018 and 2019, a further sporting / cultural trip to Villareal CF in Spain has been

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Bridgewater School USA history trip to Boston, Salem and New York

USA History trip Christmas 2020

Following the success of last year’s History trip to Washington, Philadelphia and New York, a further trip to the United States has now been planned for Christmas 2020 (proposed dates

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2021 Canada ski trip

Canada Ski Trip 2022

Following the huge success of the 2019 visit to Alberta, Canada, the Seniors ski trip (originally planned for 2021) has now been rescheduled for March 2022. Students who have not

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Year 7 residential to Condover Hall

Outdoor adventures on Year 7 residential

Last month Year 7 students from Bridgewater School embarked upon a journey of personal discovery and development as they experienced the outdoor adventures of Condover Hall Activity Centre on their

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Bridgewater School 2020 Art Trip to Barcelona

Barcelona Art Trip announced for 2020

Set to take place in March 2020, an exciting trip has been arranged for GCSE and A-level Art and Sixth Form students to visit Barcelona, capital of Catalonia and voted

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Bridgewater Year 11 at Ghyll Head

Year 11’s journey of discovery at Ghyll Head

Earlier this month our Year 11 students took time away from the classroom to challenge themselves and each other with an outdoor adventure in the beautiful countryside of the Lake

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Wimbledon Tennis Championships No 2 court match

Wimbledon Tennis Championships & Thorpe Park 2020

After the success of previous years, a further trip has been planned to attend the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in the summer of 2020. First held at the All England Lawn

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2021 Outlook Malaysia expedition

2021 Malaysia Expedition announced

Following 18 months’ of fundraising, training and preparation, July 2018 saw a group of Bridgewater Sixth Formers embark upon a school expedition to Tanzania that would prove to be a

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2019 Prep residential

Prep residentials deliver enrichment beyond the classroom

Within the Preparatory Department, our holistic approach to education ensures that opportunities for pupils to continue their learning beyond the classroom and interaction with the great outdoors are simply part

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Bridgewater School Malaga sports tour

Malaga football & netball development tour 2022

Sunday 12th – Friday 17th June 2022 Following the successful 2019 tour, a sports / cultural tour to Malaga CF has been planned for students in Years 9-10, as part

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Edale YHA Year 9 residential

Edale Year 9 team building residential

Serious in its aims but fun and demanding in its methods, our annual residential course to Edale YHA Activity Centre is an outdoor learning adventure and an opportunity for Year

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Field trip to Iceland, Spring 2020

Following the success of previous visits, a field trip to Iceland is being organised for Spring 2020. The trip will appeal particularly to senior students taking Geography at GCSE or

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Valencia Football Development Tour

Valencia Football Development Tour 2019

Following the success of the 2018 football development tour to Valencia CF, another trip has been planned for October 2019. The six day / five night trip is planned for

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Bridgewater USA history trip

Seniors USA History Trip 2018

The 2018 USA history trip proved a memorable experience for both students and staff, who together embarked on an unforgettable exploration of some of America’s most iconic landmarks, cultural destinations

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2019 Bridgewater School Ski Trip

2019 Senior Ski Trip

Following the huge success of our 2017 visit to Winter Park, this year our 2019 Bridgewater School Ski Trip saw Senior and Sixth Form students take to the snowy slopes

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Bridgewater vocal group performs at Disneyland Paris

Senior Vocal Group performs at Disneyland Paris

This summer, the Bridgewater Senior Vocal Group visited Disneyland Paris for the unforgettable opportunity to perform a twenty minute set including songs from The Greatest Showman, Moana and the inspirational

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Bridgewater School French trip 2018

Bridgewater School French Trip 2018

The 2018 Bridgewater School French trip brought Year 8 students together on a 3-day residential where they took in the sights of Boulogne-sur-Mer and Saint-Omer, before visiting the World War

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Pupils' experiences are enriched by an extensive range of visits and extra-curricular activities, locally, regionally and internationally.

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Celebrating acts of kindness

Recognising and celebrating achievement is at the heart of what we do, so we are continually delighted when this spirit is embodied by our school community. Recently, one of our

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Bridgewater runners shine at Mcr Marathon

The streets of Manchester served as the backdrop for an inspiring display of energy and dedication during the 2024 Adidas Manchester Marathon. Among the thousands who participated from around the

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EYFS and Prep Open Morning 2024

When it comes to finding the perfect learning environment for your child, the team here at Bridgewater School believe that the best way to see why children are so happy

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Arthur and Florence champion excellence

We are immensely proud to share the remarkable sporting achievements of talented siblings, Arthur and Florence. Representing Bridgewater School with determination and passion, they have showcased their athletic prowess in

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