Calendar & News

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

School Calendar

The Benefits of Magazines in Schools

December 8, 2022

Reasons why reading is important for young minds and how magazines benefit children’s learning.   Teachers and children explain the benefits of magazines in schools   https://www.canva.com/design/DAFTUWWB1UI/1qtctgR175L-0CWtO2LLLw/view

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InformationNOW

December 8, 2022

A useful website full of information, local organisations, events and activities. Visit InformationNOW to find out about everything from benefits advice to friendship groups and community centres. Watch the video here to find out how it can help you www.informationnow.org.uk/about-us/   There is advice around cost of living, free / low cost food, foodbanks, ESOL […]

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Pandas Visit to Discovery Museum

December 2, 2022

During their trip to the Discovery Museum, Pandas class were delighted to meet the Lord Mayor of Newcastle and the Mayor of Bergen, Norway. Bergen has again gifted a Christmas tree to Newcastle to symbolise its gratitude for the support and friendship during the second world war. https://www.newcastle.gov.uk/citylife-news/bergen-tree-brings-festive-cheer

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Children in Need & Odd Socks Day

November 22, 2022

Last Friday we celebrated Children in Need and Odd Socks Day. Two fun events but both with important aims / messages. https://www.bbcchildreninneed.co.uk/about-us/ https://anti-bullyingalliance.org.uk/anti-bullying-week/odd-socks-day  

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School of Sanctuary

November 10, 2022

We are delighted that Bridgewater has achieved the School of Sanctuary award. It is down to our amazing staff and children who create a welcoming, supportive and inclusive place for all. Find out more on the dedicated School of Sanctuary page.

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Gannin’ Alang the Wall

October 10, 2022

Gannin’ Alang the Wall is a new film, made locally as part of the Hadrian’s Wall 1900 Festival.  It brings to life the reality of the Roman occupation of Newcastle.  Light-hearted but historically accurate, the film follows the route of the Wall as it runs for 12 miles through today’s city, bringing it to life with […]

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The Lord Glenamara Memorial Awards – Most Inspiring Head Teacher

October 7, 2022

Huge congratulations to Mrs Robson! Last night she collected the Lord Glenamara Memorial Award for Most Inspiring Headteacher. She humbly accepted this award on behalf of her dedicated staff team, wonderful pupils and whole school community. A well deserved testament to her commitment, compassion and tenacity.

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The Love of Reading

September 28, 2022

Over the summer we were delighted to add a reading mural outside of our Year 1 & ARP classrooms. It looks absolutely fantastic and adds so much to the environment. The enjoyment of reading & the idea of imagination and adventure.     Also introducing the Zebras’ new reading corner. Promoting the love of reading.

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Queen Elizabeth II 1926 – 2022

September 9, 2022

We will be observing a minute’s silence at 11am this morning to mark the death of Queen Elizabeth II, while at the same time remembering her remarkable life and steadfast service.  

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Goodbye Year 6!

July 27, 2022

So on Friday we said “goodbye” to our Year 6 children. Although we hope it’s more “see you later” rather than “goodbye”, as we love when they visit to let us know how they are getting in at secondary school. We couldn’t not share their video. Great singing too! Wishing you all the very best. […]

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