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GCSE success for boys!

Brymore’s class of 2015 have truly proved themselves to be the most successful year group yet. Not only did they match last year’s efforts, with outstanding levels of progress in English and truly outstanding results in Design Technology, Agriculture and Horticulture but this year group have surpassed previous years, achieving the highest percentage of 5A*-C grades, including English and Maths in the school’s history – more than doubling last year’s. … Continue Reading

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Bronze at National Championships

Brymore Academy student, Herb Elliott, is proudly displaying his bronze medal from the English Schools Championships. Herb was crowned 3rd best racewalker after being selected to represent Somerset after months of gruelling competitions. In fact four students from Brymore were selected to represent Somerset in the prestigious English Schools National Championships. In the racewalking George Clay was placed fifth and Charlie Wilson was unplaced due to an injury and in … Continue Reading

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Good news from Ofsted!

We were recently inspected by Ofsted and are delighted to announce that we have been graded as ‘Good’ across all areas of the school. All staff have worked really hard to ensure this outcome and Ofsted noted in their report that ‘The culture of the school is based on high standards of achievement and conduct’ and the ‘excellent relationships between staff and students are a key factor in enabling teaching to … Continue Reading

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Open Day 2015

Our annual Open Day and Country Fair came with great sunshine and a huge crowd! With cars queuing back to the A39 and people arriving well before the 10:30am start time it really was one of the best ones we have held. The boys started the day in the main arena with their stock showing and Brooks Carey was announced as Champion for the day with Matthew Ranson as Reserve Champion. Freddy … Continue Reading

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Old boys meet new Year 7

The surviving first three years of Brymore boys returned to the school this week, along with the first ever Deputy Head, to meet the inaugural group of Year 7 boys. Alan Hemming who is now 94 was Deputy Head from the opening in 1952 and stayed in post for 30 years. The Old Brymorians welcomed Mr Hemming as their guest of honour as they planted a tree on the edge … Continue Reading

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Brymore bakes for Pudsey

Students, parents and staff at Brymore have been raising funds for Children in Need by holding a cake sale. Including a donation of a special Pudsey cake from a parent. Year 7 boys, Sam Smith and Nathan Brooks, organised the donations of cakes, took charge of the selling and decorated the area. Bringing in over £60 for this worthy cause they did a sterling job in managing the event and … Continue Reading

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Armistice Day

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

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Brymore helping local primary

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

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Positive research results

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

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Students raise money for Macmillan

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.

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