Bridgewater entrance exam 25th January 2019

Senior School Entrance Exam 31st January 2020

As a student preparing for Senior School. continuing their learning journey at Bridgewater School will help them to develop a real sense of who they are and exactly what they

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Bridgewater school production of Romeo and Juliet

Bridgewater presents… Romeo and Juliet

Bridgewater Senior School Productions are proud to present their modern take on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Set against the backdrop of a modern northern town, Romeo and Juliet is the

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Bridgewater School supporting Mission Christmas 2019

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

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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 Open Day 2 November 2019

Whole School Open Day 2nd November 2019

  Whole School Open Day Saturday 2nd November 2019, 10am-2pm Whether your child joins us at the very start of their learning journey in EYFS, as a Prep School pupil

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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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Wrap Up Greater Manchester

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

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Bridgewater students wear it pink for Breast Cancer Now

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

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Bridgewater student inspired at Super League Grand Final 2019

Student inspired by Super League Grand Final 2019

Last weekend beaming Bridgewater student, Kieran Flynn, had the honour of participating in the 2019 Super League Grand Final at Old Trafford, having been selected as a ball boy for

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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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Bridgewater says HelloYellow

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

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

2020 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 School 2019 Prize Giving

Inspiring individuals at 2019 Prize Giving Awards

The Bridgewater School annual Prize Giving ceremony is an integral part of our school calendar and an opportunity for our school community to celebrate the personal and collective achievements of

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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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Worsley Woods

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

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Sixth Form Open Evening 8th October 2019

  Sixth Form Open Evening 8th October 2019, from 6pm Here at Bridgewater School, we believe that Sixth Form is the time to truly focus on who you are and

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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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2019 macmillan coffee morning

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

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Raising money for Diabetes UK

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

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Bridgewater pupil joins Ambition Race Team

Bridgewater’s junior skier set to join Ambition Race Team

Ten year old Allegra Turton is flying high following her invitation to join the Ambition Race Team, one of GBR’s leading alpine ski racing academies responsible for producing a number

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Bridgewater Prep talent show

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

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Life lessons from geese

Life lessons we can learn from geese

Inspiration for last week’s Senior assembly came from above as Mr Amin demonstrated the valuable life lessons to be learnt from the humble goose.  1. Achieving together Geese can get

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Escape Box at Bridgewater Sixth Form

Escape Box provides new team-building experience for Sixth Formers

Bridgewater School Sixth Form is a time to share ambitions, laughter and ideas with like-minded people, learning to work together, achieve together and be part of a team. Here we

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Bridgewater School Malaga sports tour

Malaga football & netball development tour 2020

Following the successful 2019 tour, a sports / cultural tour to Malaga CF has once again been planned for students in Years 7-8, as part of Bridgewater School’s football and

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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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Bridgewater School 2019 GCSE results

2019 GCSE success for Bridgewater students

Here at Bridgewater School we are delighted to announce some excellent GCSE results for 2019 with 90% of our students achieving 5 or more good GCSE passes, surpassing their target

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A level results 2019

Bridgewater Sixth Form celebrate 99% pass rate

It has been another fantastic year of results for A-level students at Bridgewater School, with a pass rate of 99% being celebrated. Success was enjoyed across a wide range of

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Bridgewater School RHS Flower Show Garden

Pupils welcome visitors to school garden at RHS Flower Show

Having been selected to create a show garden for the prestigious Cheshire show seven months earlier, the opening day of the RHS Flower Show Tatton Park marked the successful culmination

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Three Peaks Challenge 2019

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

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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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IRONMAN 2019

Bridgewater IRONMAN shows anything is possible

This summer the teachers here at Bridgewater School are demonstrating what can be achieved if you have the courage to try something new and the motivation to succeed. Senior School

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Prep Magazine Summer 2019

Prep Magazine Summer Edition 2019

The Prep Magazine is a quarterly publication which proudly showcases the achievements of our school’s younger pupils and provides a snapshot of what they have been working on across the

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Karran Kapur Walton Manchester Outreach Medics successs

Success at Manchester Outreach Medics Conference

Bridgewater Sixth Form student Karran Kapur-Walton is celebrating his achievements at the recent Manchester Outreach Medics Conference at Manchester University where he received a prize for his presentation on ‘knee

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Annual citizenship award

Year 9 student receives Annual Citizenship Award

Year 9 students welcomed visiting dignitaries to Bridgewater as the school played host to the Rotary Club of Walkden’s 18th Annual Citizenship Day which raises awareness amongst young people within

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Higher Education taster day at Edge Hill university

Year 10 Higher Education Taster Day

Yesterday our Year 10 students visited the award-winning Edge Hill University for a Higher Education Taster Day. An introduction to Higher Education, the day included a tour of the 160-acre

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Bridgewater School Summer Carnival

Summer Carnival

Last weekend summer came to Drywood Hall as pupils, parents and members of the local community gathered for a fabulous afternoon of carnival fun. For guests’ amusement, attractions included Circus

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Bridgewater School EYFS adventure playground

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

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Bridgewater School Prom Ball 2019

Bridgewater School students celebrated the end of their GCSE year with a glamorous Year 11 Ball at Worsley Park Marriott Hotel & Country Club. June 20th 2019 was an evening

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Alzheimers Society cupcake day

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

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Bridgewater School Music Showcase

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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ISA Essay Competition winner

Bridgewater wordsmith wins ISA Essay Competition

Bridgewater student Freya Melia has been awarded first prize in this year’s annual ISA Essay Competition, winning the Max Gate Essay Prize 2019 for her original piece of descriptive writing

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2019 Annual Art Exhibition

Our Annual Art Exhibition took place on Thursday 23rd May, celebrating the artistic endeavours of our wonderfully creative and talented students. A showcase of art and creativity in all its

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Bridgewater School Summer Carnival

Bridgewater School Summer Carnival

Bridgewater School proudly presents the Summer Carnival. Please join us between 12pm and 4pm on Saturday 22nd June for an afternoon of family fun in the grounds of Bridgewater School,

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Science success at Salters’ Festival

Last week a group of our Year 8 students travelled to the University of Salford to represent Bridgewater School at The Salters’ Institute Festival of Chemistry, whose aim is to

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Bridgewater School artwork of the month award March April 2019

Artwork of the Month – March April 2019

With some incredible pieces of artwork to choose from over the last two months, the Art Department was once again delighted with the sheer abundance of talent on display. The

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Bridgewater Sixth Formers delighted with UCAS offers

Sixth Formers delighted with UCAS offers

Bridgewater Sixth Formers are happily facing some tough decisions having received welcome news from UCAS regarding offers of university places. Students this year applied to a wide variety of courses

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Early Years Mother's Day Assembly

Early Years Mother’s Day Assembly

On Friday 29th March, our little ones held a moving Mother’s Day Assembly for their mummies and grandmas to say ‘thank you’ in their own special way. Kindergarten and Reception

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U9 football champions 2019

U9 football champions 2019

Our pupils here at Bridgewater School have clearly taken on board everything they learned at the recent Football Development Tour to Spain and are reaping the benefits of that training

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Prep School Easter celebrations

Easter Celebrations 2019

To mark the end of a bustling Spring term during which Prep pupils came together to raise over £350 for charitable causes, the Gardening Club proudly presented their school garden

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Early Years Open Morning

Early Years Open Morning 28th March 2019

Early Years Open Morning Thursday 28th March, 9.30am – 12pm At Bridgewater School we like to give young individuals an early idea of how inspiring and enjoyable school life can

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Raise free funds for Bridgewater School

Superpower your shopping and raise free funds for our school

Raise free funds for us when you shop online via TheGivingMachine TheGivingMachine is a registered charity and fundraising organisation designed to help schools and charities raise money online. Retailers pay

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Salford Childrens Book Award

Pupils take to the stage with Salford Children’s Book Award winner

On Friday 15th March, Bridgewater Book Club students had the honour of attending the sixteenth Salford Children’s Book Award Ceremony at the University of Salford. Here they discovered which author

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Red Nose Day 2019

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

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Bridgewater choir wins at MAPAS Vocal Festival

Prep Choir take the honours at MAPAS Vocal Festival

A jubilant Bridgewater Prep Choir came away from this year’s MAPAS Choral & Vocal Festival in joyous mood, after winning the Junior Schools category with Honours. The annual singing event

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World Book Day 2019

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

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Bridgewater community is full of love

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

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Bridgewater pupil Alfie Turley wins ISA Cross Country U9 championship

Bridgewater pupil wins ISA Cross Country title

Year 4 Bridgewater Prep pupil and Manchester City U9 Academy player, Alfie Turley, is proving to be hard to beat with and without a ball. Alfie recently took home ‘Player

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Artwork of the Month

Artwork of the Month – January 2019

The Art Department are incredibly proud of the consistently high level of work being produced across the board, but have selected the following students to receive January’s Artwork of the

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Theatre Nights music and drama production

2019 Music and Drama Showcase

This year’s Senior Production showcased an abundance of talent spanning the performing arts, as audiences were treated to a variety of music and drama performances from across the theatrical spectrum.

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Terracycle Recycling Champions

TerraCycle Recycling Champions

Did you know…? Over the past 100 years, the amount of waste produced has increased by 10,000 percent. This is just one of the startling statistics revealed by innovative recycling

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AJIS Indoor Athletics Championships 2019 winners

AJIS Indoor Athletics Championships 2019

Thirty talented pupils from across Prep V and VI enjoyed a marvellous day of athletics last week as they competed in the annual AJIS Indoor Athletics Championships at the Robin

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Archie O'Neill Bridgewater cricketer

Young cricketer is one to watch

  Interview by Rowan Blessing and Cassia Reynolds, 10S.   Archie O’Neill, at only 12 years old, is already amassing awards for his cricketing ability. Archie, originally from Camberley, moved

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ISA National Art Competition brochure 2018

ISA National Art Competition 2018

The annual Independent Schools Association (ISA) National Art Competition recognises the incredibly high standard of art being created by over 100,000 students from member schools across the country. Culminating in

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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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Students become Holocaust Educational Trust Ambassadors

In the Autumn of 2018, two Bridgewater Sixth Form students were selected for the ‘Lessons from Auschwitz’ Project, a journey of learning about the history of the Holocaust and its

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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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Bridgewater School football kit

School football teams kitted out with new sponsorship

Christmas has come early to our Senior Girls and Prep School football teams in the form of some new kits, thanks to sponsorship from local company DHI. The teams have

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Senior Vocal Group carol sing at intu Trafford Centre

We were very proud of our Senior Vocal Group last week as they found time in their busy schedule to spread some Christmas cheer at intu Trafford Centre, raising over

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Bridgewater pupil in Christmas pantomime

Prep VI pupil’s Christmas wish is granted

Prep VI pupil, Freya, is experiencing the joy of a Christmas pantomime firsthand, after being selected to dance in The Dancehouse Theatre’s 2018 production of Aladdin. Having attended Danceworks Ballet

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2018 Senior Talent Show winners

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

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Christmas Jumper

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).

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Bridgewater Y10s at Dragons Den final

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

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Bridgewater Prep Carol Service

Prep Department Carol Service, December 2018

Yesterday the children of Bridgewater School’s Prep Department, together with their teachers, relatives and friends from the wider community, assembled at St. Mark’s Church, Worsley, for their annual Christmas Carol

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Bridgewater Senior Vocal Group

Senior School Carol Service, December 2018

Students and staff of Bridgewater School were today joined by family and friends from the wider community at St. Mark’s Church, Worsley, for the Senior Department Carol Service. A joyful

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Artwork of the Month – November 2018

Congratulations to the following students whose fabulous artwork has been selected by the Art Department for November’s Artwork of the Month award: Meg Robinson, Year 7 Bre McFayden, Year 7

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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 U9s at MCFC Football Festival

U9s compete at MCFC Football Festival

Our U9 football team performed magnificently last week at the MCFC Football Festival, narrowly missing out on this year’s final after losing to a dramatic sudden-death penalty shoot-out. Playing at

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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.

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Christmas at Bridgewater School Worsley

Christmas events calendar 2018

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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Anti Bullying Week Choose Respect

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

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Bridgewater Prep pupil Thea Birch

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

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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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BBC Children in Need 2018

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,

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Bridgewater artwork of the month October 18

Artwork of the month – October 2018

To celebrate the outstanding achievements of our talented students who are producing wonderfully creative pieces of work on a daily basis, each month the Bridgewater ART department will be selecting

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Bridgewater school CPR training

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

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Bridgewater Prep ISA North tag rugby 2018_19 U9 champions

Pupils take tag rugby title for second year running

Congratulations to our 2018-19 ISA North Tag Rugby U9 Champions, who saw off tough opposition from Queen Ethelburga’s, St. Davids, Lady Barn House, Cransley Prep, Clarendon Cottage and Greenbank Prep,

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Bridgewater support UK charity PEAS

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

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Bridgeewater School helps Operation Christmas Child

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

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Royal Navy visit Bridgewater Sixth Form

Sixth Formers welcome speaker from Royal Navy

On Wednesday 7th November, Sixth Form students welcomed Chief Petty Officer, Mike Mitchell to Bridgewater, who came in to speak about the exciting and varied career opportunities in the Royal

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Remembrance Day performance

Remembrance Day Performance Marks 100th Anniversary

This year’s Armistice Day, which falls on Remembrance Sunday, marks the 100th anniversary since the end of WW1 and this morning, Key Stage 2 and Year 7 students had the

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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

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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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Dragons Den students

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

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ISA National Swimming Finals Bridgewater School

Senior students make National Swimming Finals

Bridgewater Senior School was superbly represented in this year’s ISA North Swimming Gala, with the team taking home an impressive array of medals and national qualifying times. Congratulations to: Raya

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Evie Williams RYA youth sailing scheme

Prep VI pupil on course with RYA Youth Sailing Scheme

Prep VI pupil, Evie Williams, is on course to help others learn to sail, after completing her Level 1 Junior Sailing Course this summer. Member of the Royal Yacht Association,

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Bridgewater School Wear It Pink

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.

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Bridgewater School Harvest Festival

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

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Bridgewater school year 9 geography trip to Grasmere

Year 9 Geography trip to Grasmere

This month our Year 9 Geography students travelled to the Cumbrian Lake District to study the honeypot village of Grasmere. Students were investigating the costs and benefits of tourism in

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Bridgewater student paints Manchester bee mural

Year 11 student creates inspirational community artwork

Year 11 student, Amba, created her ‘Bee’ mural in Monton Village to commemorate the Manchester Arena bombing. Amba said of her artwork: “I was inspired to do my Bee because

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macmillan coffee morning

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

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Bridgewater School Freya Lewis

‘The Positivity of Youth’ Celebrated at Annual Prize-Giving

Last night Bridgewater welcomed special guest, Freya Lewis, inspirational fundraiser and survivor of the Manchester Arena bombing, to help celebrate pupils’ success at the annual prize-giving ceremony. Awards were presented

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2018 GCSE results

2018 GCSE Results Success For Bridgewater Pupils

Despite more demanding examination assessments and a new 9-1 numerical grading system, 2018 has seen continued results success for our pupils at Bridgewater School. GCSE students delighted in a 94%

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2018 A Level results

2018 A level results. Bridgewater celebrates 98% pass rate

It has been a fantastic year for A Level students here at Bridgewater, with a pass rate of 98% celebrated by the school, with almost half the grades at B

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Bridgewater year 7 excursion Conwy Castle

Year 7 excursion to Conwy Castle

At the end of June, Year 7 students visited the impressive Conwy Castle in North Wales, part of the Castle and Town Walls of Edward I World Heritage Site. The

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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

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Success at Salter’s Chemistry Festival

Yesterday, four of our year 8’s (Evan, Lilia, Alexandra and James) attended Salter’s Chemistry Festival at the University of Manchester along with eighteen other schools from across the North West.

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Master’s grade for Bridgewater School’s karate instructor

Bridgewater School Shotokan Karate Club has been honoured by the Cobra Martial Art Association Grading Committee, which has promoted Mr Grant, the club instructor, to the grade of 6th Dan (rokudan),

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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

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Annabel Yr 12

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

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Independent School Association (ISA) Essay Competition 2018 Winner

Congratulations go to our extremely creative author, Anna Redfern  (Year 10) who has won the first prize in the National ISA  Favonius Senior Essay Writing Competition. Mrs Strang, Head of

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Easter and Summer Holiday Clubs at Bridgewater School, Worsley

We have a number of activities on offer at Bridgewater School to help with childcare or to keep your little ones active over the Easter and Summer holidays. Whether they

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Bridgewater and Broadoak Primary School join together to solve the crime!

Bridgewater School welcomed Year 6 pupils from nearby Broadoak School, Worsley today for an afternoon of science fun! Using an array of science equipment and CSI techniques, children had to

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Prep Head Boy makes Halle Choir

Lyall Rowland in Prep VI has a had a fantastic year to date. Not only is he our current ‘Head Boy’ for the Prep School but he has also been

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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

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Passing on practical skills

It is often argued that many young people today don’t have a grasp of practical maintenance skills which used to be prevalent in previous generations. Our Prep children have been queuing

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Aiming High!

Teachers, parents and pupils joined together at our Annual Prize Giving Ceremony last Thursday to share some of the highlights of 2016/17 and the amazing achievements of pupils and staff

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Sixth Former’s Bonding Trip 2017

Our new Bridgewater Sixth Form got the chance to get to know each other better during the recent annual bonding trip to the Lake District. Plenty of team orientated tasks

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A cut and thrust world!

Cormac Sale from Heaton, Bolton is proving a force to be reckoned with on the fencing circuit. At only 14 years old he is already the very proud owner of

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Double success for former pupils

Former pupils, Maddy and Ali Hannant, have been celebrating their double successes this year following graduation from their respective universities, as well as moving onto the next exciting stage of

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GCSE results 2017

Congratulations to our Year 11 students on their GCSE successes.  With the added challenge of a changing curriculum and grading system in the core subjects of Maths and English in

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2017 A Level results – 100% pass rate again!!!

We are proud and delighted to announce that once again our students have achieved 100% pass rate at A-level! Over half of all grades are A*-B and a quarter are

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Children’s artwork on display at the Trafford Centre

Artwork by a number of children in Bridgewater’s Prep School has just gone on display for the summer in the window of the John Lewis store in the Trafford Centre.

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Mr Barker – our very own ‘Ironman!’

Mr Barker, our very own Deputy Head of the senior school at Bridgewater, has had plenty to celebrate last weekend after taking part in the ‘Ironman’ contest in Bolton. ‘The

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Exemplary behaviour by our pupils

Students from Bridgewater recently enjoyed a sports activities trip to Club La Santa, Lanzarote. The school received the following email from a passenger on the return flight regarding the conduct

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“You’re hired!” – Yr 8 Enterprise Challenge

Just two hours to form a team, allocate roles, design a new product and roll out to market with a sparkling presentation to boot! Sound familiar? Yr 8 students totally

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Preloved School Uniform Shop

Has your child mislaid an item of clothing for the tenth time this term?  Is your child having a growth spurt just as you have just bought some new items

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100% Outstanding for local accountancy student

Recently sitting her AAT level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting at Salford City College, Emma Elsey of Worsley managed to achieve an outstanding 100% on one of her papers with

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Mia beats 1,500 others in national creative writing competition

Mia Fraser (YR 8) recently achieved outstanding success in a national creative writing competition organised by the National Literacy Trust in partnership with Routledge publishers. The National Literacy Trust is

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Kingsley shows off his international Mandarian skills

Kingsley Li (Prep II) travelled to Amsterdam over half term to take part in the 7th Annual Mandarin Reading and Speaking competition. Organised by the Dutch Chinese Education Association it aims

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Got what it takes? – CBBC show looking for participants

KIDS: Do you love to sing and perform? MUMS*: Do you want to compete in fun physical challenges? (Don’t worry mums* you don’t need to be able to sing!) If

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Hair Weft Stockport

A Big Warm Welcome!

We’d like to say a big warm welcome to the 7 pupils (and their families) that have joined our school only this week. We hope your first week has been

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What Sheilah did next ……

One of our alumni recently took the time to update the school on their achievements since leaving – and more specifically their involvement in an award winning research project. Sheilah

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First day of Spring!

First day of Spring! Junior Gardening Club (Prep III to VI) have been braving the rain over the last couple of days to help brighten up the school grounds in

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New ‘hat’ for Mrs Nairn

HOT OFF THE PRESS….we are proud to announce that our Headteacher,  Mrs Nairn, will be taking up the role of Chair for the Independent School Association (North). This is a

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Hanging up his driving gloves

Staff, parents  and children will be sad to hear that Ron – our Route 6 driver – has decided to wind down towards retirement at the end of March. Ron

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Little Big Shot Mason Bennett

Our ‘Little Big Shot’ Mason Bennett (Prep II) doesn’t ‘pull any punches’ when it comes to showing what a little star he really is. Click here to see more  

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Miss Nairn becomes Mrs Chilton

Forget Pippa Middleton’s up and coming nuptials…our recent wedding of the year took place amid the glorious backdrop of the Lake District. The lovely Miss Nairn (Prep II teacher) is

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Year 9 Team Building

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Bridgewater – A drone’s view!

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Manchester Evening News Schools Award

  Congratulations! Bridgewater School  has been shortlisted for a Manchester Evening News Schools Awards  in association with The Manchester College Award Shortlisted for : Best School Newspaper/Website Award  

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Winner of The Apprentice 2016

Well done to everyone who took part in the 2016 Bridgewater school Apprentice Scheme. Well done to this year’s winner Amelia Camilleri. [su_custom_gallery source=”media: 1339,1340,1341,1342,1343″ limit=”5″ link=”lightbox” width=”100″ height=”100″ title=”never”]

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Early Years – We’re off to the Zoo Zoo Zoo

Kindergarten and Reception classes visiting Blackpool Zoo yesterday being interviewed by Granada Reports.   http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2016-05-11/the-beautiful-bond-between-father-and-son-lions-at-blackpool-zoo/

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Music & Art Showcase

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Well done Rockets!

Well done Rockets!! 3rd place in the ISA North dance competition. Thank you to Molly Banton for being a top class coach.  

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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

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It’s here – You made it happen!

[su_slider source=”media: 1271,1270,1269,1268″ limit=”4″ width=”760″ height=”400″ title=”no”] We are delighted to introduce our 3rd minibus purchased by the PTA with all of the help and support of our parents, families

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Year 12 & 13 Scientists

Year 12 & 13 Chemists and Physicists attended a Graphene Masterclass at university of Manchester on Wed 9th March. The students attended lectures from professors who work at the Graphene

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Tenner Challenge – 3rd Place Runners Up

Tenner Challenge – 3rd Place Runners Up  As part of the Tenner Challenge four pupils from year 8 – Jade, Molly, Jasmine and Amba – designed a logo for their up

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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

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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

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Students final arrangements for Bugsy

Final Arrangements for Bugsy. Tuesday 1st March All seniors and 6th Form 4.00pm – 5.00pm.  Prep children will NOT be required. Wednesday 2nd March 9.00am – 11.00am = All Prep

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URGENT – BUGSY REHEARSALS

Bugsy Malone rehearsals will be taking place in the Drama Studio on Tuesday and Thursday this week from 4pm to 5pm. Tuesday 23rd Feb is for Seniors only. Thursday 25th

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Bradley Scott Irving wins the Ernie Ward Memorial.

Bridgewater pupil Bradley recently won the Ernie Ward Memorial trophy in only his second competition for most improved water skier. In August whilst holidaying in France Bradley skied at the

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Bridgewater “Apprentice”

This year’s Apprentice competition is now nearing its final stages. The two teams have recently been working hard on their second task which was to produce an advertising campaign (including

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Macey dances her way to the 2016 Dance World Cup

Macey in Prep V  has recently been selected (together with five girls from the Secondary school) to represent England at the 2016 Dance World Cup in Jersey during the summer.

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New Website

We are delighted to launch our new website. New elements will be added each day reflecting our vibrant school community.

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Bridgewater pupil wins Personality Award

Francesca  has won the Personality Award in Public Speaking in the National Public Speaking Competition held at Urmston Grammar School. The Judges said it was stiff competition and it took

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Bridgewater School staff wishing you a Merry Christmas!

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Young Enterprise Scheme

A very big thank you to ‘Capita Education ‘ for sponsoring Bridgewater students enabling them to enter into the Young Enterprise Scheme. The team, consisting of 14 students across years

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Key 103 Mission Christmas

Bridgewater School is proud to be collecting toys for Key 103’s Mission Christmas. Thank you to everyone who has donated a new toy or book. We will be hand delivering

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Bridgewater entrance exam 25th January 2019

Senior School Entrance Exam 31st January 2020

As a student preparing for Senior School. continuing their learning journey at Bridgewater School will help them to develop a real sense of who they are and exactly what they

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Bridgewater school production of Romeo and Juliet

Bridgewater presents… Romeo and Juliet

Bridgewater Senior School Productions are proud to present their modern take on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Set against the backdrop of a modern northern town, Romeo and Juliet is the

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Bridgewater School supporting Mission Christmas 2019

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

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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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