Sixth Formers Complete Extended Project Qualifications

After several months of planning and research, sixth formers from Bridgnorth Endowed School presented their final Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) work to a group of fellow students last month. This year saw students choose an array of innovative and thought-provoking topics that included, the impact of palm oil extraction, whether electric cars are the future, …

GCSE Product Design Projects Unveiled

Last week, Year 11 students got the chance to test their finished balance bikes and skateboards, designed and manufactured for the ‘Encouraging Healthy Lifestyles’ section of the Product Design GCSE course. Bridgnorth Endowed School pupils are among the first in the country to be able to take this popular subject, which includes researching products, writing …

Shropshire Teenage Book Awards 2019

Bridgnorth Endowed School pupils have been asked to take part in the judging for this year’s Shropshire Teenage Book Awards, organised by Concord College and the Shropshire School Library Service. The 2019 shortlist of young adult books features works from top authors, including Michael Morpurgo, Jenny Valentine, Nicola Morgan, and Sita Brahmachari. There are eight …

STEM Workshops for Year 7 and 8 Students

Last week, the Engineering Development Trust (EDT) came into school to run STEM workshops for Year 7 and 8 students over two days. EDT is a UK education charity that provides opportunities for young people in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). As part of its ‘First Edition’ programme, the organisation delivers over 40,000 STEM …