Calendar & News

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

School Calendar

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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Black History Month

October 25, 2023

Black history is an important part of our history. However, despite their countless contributions to society the achievements of black people have often been overlooked or forgotten, this is why we celebrate black history month in school.  The children have an opportunity to learn about different famous people and what role they have played in […]

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Zones of Regulation

October 11, 2023

Thank you to our 4 fantastic little actors who helped to demonstrate our zones of regulation area situated in our Early Years outdoor space. This area complements the work we do with the children. A child can sit on a particular chair if they are experiencing certain feelings and their friends will then support them […]

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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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