On Sunday 16th June, the heroic Mr Cakebread successfully completed the Salisbury Race for Men half marathon around Old Sarum. This multi-terrain race was on gravel tracks, grass tracks and the ramparts of the ancient Hill Fort.
On 21 and 22 May 2019 Ofsted inspected The Burgate School and Sixth Form, Fordingbridge.
Against his better judgment Mr Cakebread is doing a half marathon to raise funds for our upcoming student charity trip to work with Upskills Foundation in Manila.
Well done to Paul (Y9), Charlie (Y10) and Cam (Y9) for finishing Runners-up to Itchen College (Golf Academy) at the Hampshire Schools' Golf Team Championships at Hockley Golf Club, Winchester.
With the help of our fantastic cohort of Year 9 Sports Leaders, last Friday saw 146 children from around the local Cluster Schools come to Burgate to take part in a huge Multi-Skills Festival. There were a range of children from Reception, Years 1 and 2 taking part and all from several different schools including Hale, Hyde, Western Downland, Morgans Vale and Woodfalls and Downton.
John Glen MP was the first speaker in the new Sixth Form Council external speaker programme for this academic year and the coming academic year.
On Tuesday 26th March, Burgate welcomed twelve Netball teams from both the Burgate and the Downton Cluster of Primary Schools to take part in the annual Primary ‘Hi-Fives’ Netball Festival. Participants arrived to bright sunshine as the event began with a Coaching Master-class, led by our very own Year 9, 10 & 11 specialist Netball Leaders. Each team of children then rotated through each of the different activities, which focused on a different key skill required in the game.
As we draw towards the end of what is always very a busy Spring Term, I am delighted to introduce our Easter Newsletter. Students’ achievements at The Burgate continue on an upward trajectory, whether it be in an academic, artistic or sporting capacity; the highlights that follow are a testament to this fact. I am sure you will join me in feeling a great sense of pride in our whole school community, because these few examples are representative of the collective aspirations of Burgate students...