Bodmin College

Bodmin College

<p>Bodmin College is an 11-18 mixed comprehensive school with ‘Academy Status’ (conversion to Academy on 1 January 2011). Students enter the College from 13 partner primary schools within a ten mile radius of the town. The College is an ‘Outstanding’ School (Ofsted 2010), Specialist Science College and has also been recognised as a ‘High Performing Specialist School’ (HPSS). The College has chosen ‘Leadership’ as its second specailism.<br /><br />Our College is first and foremost a place of work where good relationships abound. Our aims are to raise educational standards and serve the interests and needs of all the community. We have an equal regard for high levels of achievement, hard work and courteous, friendly behaviour. We have successfully bid for the Artsmark Gold and Sportsmark and were successful in our redesignation bid for Special Science College status in 2007; Schools of Creativity in 2008; Investors in People Gold Award in 2011 and Dyslexia Friendly School Status in 2008. <br /><br />The College was inspected by Ofsted in Summer 2010, and has received a very positive report. The report describes the College as ‘an outstanding school’. <br /><br />We have very good buildings, excellent resources and a highly qualified and committed staff. Our accommodation and facilities, particularly our specialist laboratories, workshops, studios; library; satellite technology; and ICT provision are the envy of many schools. Our purpose-built Sixth Form Centre opened in Summer 2004. The College also offers 6th form students a range of vocational courses in our off-site centre, comprising purpose-built units. This offer continues to expand due to increased take-up of students at 16-19.<br /><br />We are proud to provide an Area Resource Base (named The Greenfield Centre) for children throughout North Cornwall with severe learning difficulties. The College is at the forefront of much that is happening in education and is held in high regard by the Local Authority. <br /><br />Currently, the staffing establishment of the College is a Principal, two Vice Principals, five Assistant Principals and a Business Director, over 100 full and part time teachers, together with a clerical, technical, caretaking and classroom ancillary staff of over 70. <br /><br />For more information about the College, please see our website at www.bodmincollege.co.uk Bodmin College is committed to the care and wellbeing of children and young people.<br /><br />R Mitchell<br />Principal<br />April 2011 </p>

We have very good buildings, excellent resources and a highly qualified and committed staff. Our accommodation and facilities, particularly our purpose-built ‘Studio’ for performances and exhibitions, specialist laboratories, workshops, studios; library; satellite technology; and ICT provision are the envy of many schools. Our purpose-built Sixth Form Centre opened in Summer 2004. The College also offers 6th form students a range of vocational courses in our off-site centre, comprising purpose-built units. This offer continues to expand due to increased take-up of students at 16-19.

We are proud to provide an Area Resource Base (named The Greenfield Centre) for children throughout North Cornwall with severe learning difficulties. The College is at the forefront of much that is happening in education and is held in high regard by the Local Authority.

Awards

Schools Curriculum Award
Schools Curriculum Award
Arts Mark Gold
Arts Mark Gold
Science College
Science College
Specialist Schools Trust
Specialist Schools Trust
Sports Mark Logo
Sports Mark Logo
Healthy School Logo
Healthy School Logo
Exeter Logo
Exeter Logo
Apple Regional Training Centre
Apple Regional Training Centre
UFA Award
UFA Award
All The Marks Award
All The Marks Award
International School Award 2009-2012
International School Award 2009-2012
Leadership Partner School
Leadership Partner School
Ofsted Outstanding 2009-2010
Ofsted Outstanding 2009-2010
Creative Partnerships
Creative Partnerships
Investors In People Gold
Investors In People Gold
YST Gold Partner Logo 2011-12
YST Gold Partner Logo 2011-12

Academy Details

Bodmin College

Lostwithiel Road

Bodmin

Cornwall

PL31 1DD

Bodmin College

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