Remembrance Day was honoured by all the boys and staff as they lined the main drive. At 11am as the school clock ceased its chimes the Last Post sounded out over the school. Following two minutes silence the music again was played and then Mark Thomas, Head Teacher read a verse from ‘The Fallen’ by Laurence Binyon before the procession lead by Head Boy Silas Lawson, carrying a wreath and … Continue Reading
Brymore Academy and Sedgemoor Tree Services have been working closely with Somerset Bridge Primary School to spark an interest in horticulture and to enhance the outdoor space. Somerset Bridge were looking for ways in which to make the most of their outdoor area and with the help of local secondary state boarding school Brymore, have been able to add foliage to their garden area and playground. The Brymore horticulture department … Continue Reading
The State Boarding Schools Association undertook a large scale research project with the UK State Boarding School parents recently. The results confirmed what we, at Brymore, already know and that is that most parents believe we can offer high academic quality, the chance for children to fulfil their potential and good value according to a new independent survey. The surveys were carried out at 29 of the 35 state boarding … Continue Reading
Staff and Students took part in the Macmillan Coffee Morning to raise money for this national cancer charity. With staff baking and bringing in cakes to be sold at break time there was a buzz around the school that the boys knew they were taking part in something important. With over £100 raised for the charity Brymore has hopefully helped Macmillan with it’s big fundraising efforts.
We recently held our annual Year 11 leaver service and prizegiving. Joined by the whole school and families of the Year 11s as we celebrated the achievements and successes of the boys over the past 3 years. Main Winners: Brymore Head Boys Shield: Jack Wilkins Brymore English Award: Charlie Coleman Brymore Mathematics Award: James Nurton Tony Edwards Cup: Jack Foale Hutson Design Award: David Lukins Award for Creative Endeavour: Richard … Continue Reading
Brymore held it’s annual Open Day and Country Fair on Saturday 28 June to a few heavy rain showers but bookended by glorious sunshine and high spirits. With over 3000 people entering the gates to see duck herding dogs, stock showing by our boys, children’s entertainment and the opportunity to see teachers and the Head it was a busy day at the school. John Coaker was crowned Supreme Champion in the boys stock … Continue Reading
A number of boys were given the opportunity to visit Wincanton Racecourse for a Food and Farming special race day on Sunday 23rd March. With a number of high profile jockeys, such as Richard Johnson and Robert Thornton, in attendance alongside local trainer Paul Nicholls it gave the boys a chance to really soak up the atmosphere and rub shoulders with the horse racing world. Three boys were also able … Continue Reading
We have been delighted to welcome Olympian and Commonwealth pistol shooting medallist Georgina Geike to Brymore. Georgina gave a talk to the boys about her journey to becoming an Olympian and how she is firmly setting her sights on the Rio Olympics in 2016 where she is chasing a medal. After the talk Georgina and her coach took small groups of boys for lessons and gave them tips on how … Continue Reading
Mr Bagshaw, Mrs Austin, Miss Rundle and Mr Mahon are all running the Bath Half Marathon in aid of the Stroke Association on 2 March 2014 and are looking for people to dig deep and sponsor them to complete the 13.1 miles of the race. This is a charity close to the heart of Mr Bagshaw as he, himself, suffered from a stroke in 2012. He set himself three goals … Continue Reading
Brymore are working with Somerset Activity and Sports Partnership (SASP) to provide a Modern Pentathlon Development Day on Sunday 23rd March for children aged 12 upwards. We are welcoming back Olympic Pistol Shooter Georgina Geikie to help coach on the day along with providing fencing and running technique sessions. For further information please see the letter attached here.