Senior School – Pastoral

Excellent pastoral care lies at the heart of our school community and we believe that pastoral well-being goes hand in glove with achieving the highest possible academic standards.  Form teachers play a central role in guiding their classes and helping with any difficulties and worries that sometimes face young people.

Our staff, supported by efficient pastoral procedures, provide extremely effective support and guidance for pupils.  Our form teachers are supported by an experienced pastoral team who lead each year group.  They are, in turn, supported by a dedicated Deputy Head (Pastoral) from the Senior Management Team.

Bridgewater Senior bonding trip

Relationships of mutual respect are actively promoted within the school and each pupil’s views are listened to with care.  Collective responsibility is married to the needs of each individual.

Our pastoral programme encompasses our PSHCE programme as well as a programme of compulsory bonding trips for Y7-9 and the 6th Form, and an encouragement to participate in the Duke of Edinburgh scheme for Y10-11. These trips promote the benefits of taking controlled risks, the importance of team work and encourage resilience in our students.  Recent trips have included Buxton, Edale and Saint-Omer.

Bridgewater School Edale trip

The personal discoveries we help our students to make about themselves, their talents and capabilities, will shape and define the rest of their lives.


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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