Report by Mr K Lawrence Tristan Badcock (Year 11 student at MBA) received the award for Young Volunteer of the Year Award last night (Tuesday 21st May 2013) at the Cornwall FA Community Awards. The awards evening was held at the Cornwall FA HQ in Bodmin. Tristan has developed an incredible amount and has amassed over 40 hours volunteering hours working at our Saturday Mini Soccer Centre and officiating school fixtures. Tristan, being only 16 yrs of age, has good >>
Last Friday saw the interviews for our new Head Boy and Girl to lead our Junior Leadership Team. The quality of the applications we received were amazing this year and after much deliberation we say congratulations to: Ella Upton our new Head Girl. Tom McGarry our new Head Boy. Georgia Kennedy-Curnow and Zoe Rundall our new Deputy Head Girls. Jon Shapland and Theo Black our new Deputy Head Boys. Thanks you to everyone who applied.
This weekend Mrs Wheatley, Mr Curnow and Mr Kent took some students on their Duke of Edinburgh overnight expedition. It was a great success with all students proving themselves able to cope with the rigours of the real expedition from packing, and unpacking their equipment, walking several miles and map reading. On top of this they survived a group of curious bullocks, and a herd of rather aggressive/protective cows and one impressively large bull! Click on an image to >>
Duke of Edinburgh expeditions are underway! Last Friday 4 boys went on the first of this years DofE training expeditions. Callum Lee, Tom Jacobson, Cameron Richards and Robert Locke had previously attended the training day to learn the skills needed. Now was their chance to test them for real. And what a test they got! They walked for nearly 4 hours in non stop rain. They were able to put up their tents (in the rain) and cook their own >>