Calendar & News

Bridgewater School news can be found here along with a calendar of events and holidays.

School Calendar


February 16, 2024

Year 6 are enjoying our WEST STEMtastic week! They have been taking part in lots of exciting activities involving science, technology, engineering and maths. Part of this week has involved a trip to the Centre for Life where the children created aeroplanes and tested them, explored the centre’s exhibits and took part in a workshop […]

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Safer Internet Day 2024

February 8, 2024

This week we joined thousands of other organisations to advocate for the safe, responsible, and positive use of digital technology among children and young people. Different year groups did different activities. Year 4 Honey Bees watched a video on Newsround, completed an activity book all about being safe online, had lots of discussions and completed […]

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National Apprenticeship Week 2024

February 5, 2024

Over the last 10 years we have recruited a number of Apprentices in a number of different roles. Admin, premises and teaching & learning. We are proud of each and every one of them. They bring so much to Bridgewater. These are our 4 most recent Apprentices. #NAW2024 #SkillsForLife  

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Oracy Education at Bridgewater

January 24, 2024

We are delighted to share with you an article by Mrs Robson regarding oracy education at Bridgewater – Related to this, we are also pleased to share a video linked to the annual WEST debating competition ––bkL9XM.

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Healthy Schools Achievement

December 21, 2023

  We are delighted to have again been awarded Healthy School status! Well done to all involved on this fantastic achievement.

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Special Visitor

December 18, 2023

We were very fortunate to receive a special visit again this year from one of Santa’s helpers – Chas. The children learnt that: a reindeer’s favourite food is moss they love to nap their back is not strong enough for you to ride on but it is strong enough to pull a sleigh!   We […]

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School Choir

December 11, 2023

Each Christmastime we are delighted that our School Choir is invited to a number of venues across Newcastle. This year these include supermarkets, care homes, the Grainger Market, the Central Library and the Welford Centre. The children love the opportunity to sing to others.  

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Peace Chain

December 8, 2023

We took part in the Picture News Christmas Campaign and made a whole school peace chain with all of our ideas on how to spread peace and kindness!  

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Odd Socks Day

November 10, 2023

Anti-Bullying Week 2023 is happening from Monday 13th – Friday 17th November and has the theme ‘Make A Noise About Bullying’. It is coordinated by the Anti-Bullying Alliance, which is based at the National Children’s Bureau. Odd Socks Day is taking place on Monday 13th November 2023 to mark the start of Anti-Bullying Week. Odd […]

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