Calendar & News

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

School Calendar

Creative Health in Primary Schools Award

October 2, 2023

We were delighted to receive this award as recognition for the excellent work undertaken within school. The panel included: • Chris Drinkwater (Former Arts and Creativity Executive Lead) • Kate Swaddle (Executive Headteacher at St Joseph’s Catholic Junior School) • Wendy Kelly (Headstart Service Manager, Middlesborough)  

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Buddy Bench, Chatter Bench and Tranquil Bench!

September 20, 2023

Over the last week we have painted three of our benches different colours. There is a reason for this, which is being explained to the children. Yellow is the ‘buddy’ bench where children sit if they are feeling upset, worried or they have no one to play with. It’s a great way for children to […]

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Achievement and Attendance Assemblies

July 19, 2023

This morning we are holding our end-of-year assemblies to mark achievement and attendance. It’s great to see so many bronze, silver and gold awards for attendance! Teachers have also selected attitude, achievement and progress awards for a child in their class. Furthermore, as well as the Stephenson Shield for reading and the Warrington Shield for […]

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WEST Newsletter 2022-2023

July 13, 2023

Learn all about what has been taking place throughout our Trust during this past academic year. 2023 WEST Newsletter

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Year 6 Residential – Whithaugh Park

June 19, 2023

Last week, Year 6 had an AMAZING time on their residential trip to Whithaugh Park in the Scottish Borders. Their action-packed trip involved: a zip wire over a lake(!), canoeing, climbing up a huge tower and abseiling back down, trudging through a stream, swimming and low ropes! Everyone had an amazing adventure and made lots […]

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Ocean Youth Trust

June 8, 2023

Thanks to Ocean Youth Trust, some of our children enjoyed the fantastic opportunity to spend the night on the River Tyne, aboard a yacht. We set sail from North Shields before stopping for the night near the Millennium Bridge. The children learnt some key sailing skills including steering, hoisting up the sails, tying knots and […]

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Outdoor Classroom Day

May 19, 2023

Yesterday was #OutdoorClassroomDay. A day to inspire and celebrate outdoor learning and play. This is something we encourage every day and is linked to our commitment to @OPALOutdoorplay. The photographs below show some of the outdoor learning and play that took place on Outdoor Classroom Day May 2023 – parent / carer stay and play […]

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April 27, 2023

We are delighted to be a part of the RedSTART programme and the pilot scheme for the banking app. We are committed to preparing our children for all aspects of life and clearly financial education has a vital role to play in that. Teaching them the basics of money management such as budgeting, saving and […]

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OPAL Gold Award

April 21, 2023

We are delighted to share with you that we have been awarded OPAL (Outdoor Play and Learning) Gold status! It is great to see that our play provision has been externally recognised in this way. It is a tremendous achievement and is reward for a lot of hard work and dedication. Upon awarding Bridgewater with […]

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