Working towards a more sustainable future

Bridgewater School's sustainable initiatives

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 just one of the ways in which we help care for the world around us.

The addition of sustainable bags comes off the back of several recent environmental initiatives introduced by the school to positively contribute to climate change solutions, including:

  • A new online photography proofing system which eliminates the use of chemicals and materials
  • Becoming a Community Recycling Champion for innovative recycling company TerraCycle, who make the non-recyclable, recyclable – giving writing instruments a second life
  • Implementation of an energy efficient LED lighting replacement policy
  • An ongoing focus on waste reduction and management.

Said Site Manager, Jon Lawrence “My team and I take our environmental responsibility seriously and we are acutely aware that every step we collectively take in our sustainability efforts, no matter how small, can make a big difference for the world of tomorrow.”

As a forward-thinking independent school, we also take an outwardly focused approach to education, with students actively encouraged to look outside their own community and into the wider world that they will experience as adults. Last year alone, pupils raised over £10,000 for charitable causes and donations of goods & gifts helped support a range of organisations both at home and abroad.

Our unique, outwardly focused approach to education helps build a mature awareness of pupils' personal and social responsibilities


National Museum of Computing virtual visit

Virtual visit to the National Museum of Computing

This month Year 9 students had the exciting opportunity to learn about World War II Codebreaking and Modern Electronic Computing, as part of their virtual visit to the National Museum

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Virtual Open Day Experience

When you find the right school for your son or daughter, it just instinctively feels right and this is how we hope you will feel after you experience our Virtual

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Bridgewater Christmas Giving Appeal 2020

Christmas Giving Food Bank Appeal

This year’s senior school Advent Assembly, delivered by Mrs Purchase on the subject of Christmas Giving, was given a geographical focus and detailed three ways in which the Bridgewater community

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Usborne Virtual Book Fair

Prep Usborne Virtual Book Fair

This term we were delighted to partner with Usborne, Children’s Publisher of the Year 2020, to bring a Virtual Book Fair to Bridgewater School. Like us, the people at Usborne

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