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Email Changes - Summer 2018

Email Changes – Summer 2018

02/08/2018

Over the Summer holiday all email accounts will be migrated to a new Mail Server. This will happen in the background but when complete you will receive a message when you try to logon –                   Click on the li ...Read More

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Evita cast and crew achieve Distinction grade!

27/07/2018

We are very proud to announce that all students involved with this years production of Evita have been awarded Grade 7 Musical Theatre in Production with a Distinction! The examiner has awarded the students 90 out of a possible 100 marks which is exceptional at such a h ...Read More

Going for Gold! Sports Day 2018 at The Blandford School

Going for Gold! Sports Day 2018 at The Blandford School

27/07/2018

The Blandford School Sports Day took place on Thursday 12th July and Friday 13th July, the whole school event concludes the House Competition each year. Lacy House, lead by Mr Tovey were in the lead going into the event, after a tough two years Lacy had held their lead ...Read More

The 40th Annual Della Jones Mile

The 40th Annual Della Jones Mile

27/07/2018

The annual Della Jones Mile took place at The Blandford School on Friday 13th July, this year was a special occasion as it was the 40th year that the race had been held, an amazing achievement for both the school and Della Jones herself! This year’s race was once agai ...Read More

8 Evita Tickets Available!

19/07/2018

There are 8 tickets in the possession of The Blandford School that unfortunately can no longer be used for tonight’s performance. For £12 each, they can be yours. Please contact the school office on 01258 451 121 to secure yours. ...Read More

Maths – Summer Tasks

16/07/2018

The Blandford School Summer Maths Task *WORK BELOW* Please complete by September 5th 2018 and bring to your first Maths lesson. Enjoy and have a good holiday. Note to parents: These questions have been carefully selected to reinforce some key maths skills which your chi ...Read More

Job Vacancies for Leavers

14/07/2018

We have been contacted by a few local businesses regarding vacancies for leavers. Please see below for more information.   CBA Services Administration Assistant Amfax General Assembler   If you have any queries please contact the companies directly. ...Read More

ParentPay Accounts

13/07/2018

Letters are being sent home to all parents/carers about how to activate your ParentPay accounts for next year. You should receive this letter shortly, and should you have any questions or queries please contact The Blandford School office on 01258 451 121. ...Read More

Evita Rehearsal Times Update

13/07/2018

Sunday 15th July Evita Rehearsal Revised Time 9am-3pm ...Read More

Next Academic Year

12/07/2018

Dear Parents/Carers   I am writing to provide you with some important information for next academic year and also to advise you of some important dates for your diary.   Over the past few months we have spent some time reviewing our systems and procedures and ...Read More

Last Day of Term – Friday 20th July

12/07/2018

Friday 20th July Non-Uniform Day & Last Day of Term. School will finish at 1.20pm, with all buses collecting at this time with exception to: X3 – Arrival at 1.25pm X10 – Arrival at 1.57pm The Non-Uniform day is in aid of the the school we support in rura ...Read More

Year 6 Transfer Evening *UPDATED TIMES*

11/07/2018

Transfer Evening on Wednesday evening will go ahead as planned, however please note we will aim to finish in plenty of time before the start of the World Cup Semi-Final. The anticipated end time is 6.30pm.  Therefore, Ragtags will be here from 4.30 pm for uniform enqui ...Read More

Sports Day Information

10/07/2018

Athletics is coming home this week as the TBS sports day gets into gear. Thursday sees the field events with year 7,8,9 & 10 competitors coming out lesson by lesson to throw and jump. On Friday the track events will take place. Please could parents and carers ensure ...Read More

7R2 World War One History Project with Salisbury Cathedral

7R2 World War One History Project with Salisbury Cathedral

09/07/2018

On Wednesday 11th July the students of 7R2 will be taking part in World War One History project organised with Salisbury Cathedral. This an exciting opportunity for our students to work in school on such a practical and informative workshop. Please find details in the l ...Read More

Year 11 Prom Information

09/07/2018

Year 11 Prom Thursday 12th July If students are travelling from school they need to arrive between 6 – 6.15pm. The buses travelling to Athelhampton House at 6.30pm. If students are making their own way to the prom, please arrive for 7.30pm and not any earlier. All ...Read More

Bournemouth University to show award winning film in Blandford...

Bournemouth University to show award winning film in Blandford…

03/07/2018

Bournemouth University and Ecotainment! are showing the award winning adventure documentary: A Plastic Ocean in The Corn Exchange on July 6th at 7pm. Children aged 12 and under can go for free, but most be accompanied by a paying adult (max 3 children per adult). If y ...Read More

Year 8 Inventor Competition

Year 8 Inventor Competition

02/07/2018

The Blandford School History dept. have launched a new competition for Year 8 students. They are asked to work in groups to present their argument regarding who was Britain’s greatest inventor of the 19th century. Trophies and certificates will be awarded to the w ...Read More

June 2018 Newsletter

28/06/2018

The June 2018 newsletter is now available to view on our website. Click the ‘Our Newsletter’ box in the bottom right hand corner of the page to view it. ...Read More

X10 Bus – Time Change

28/06/2018

Please note that the operator of the X10 bus has now changed, and won’t collect from The Blandford School until 15.55 every day. ...Read More

Preparing for the hot weather

22/06/2018

With the spell of hot weather forecast over the coming weeks, please could parents ensure that students are suitably prepared to be protected from the sun when outside. Please send students to school having applied sun lotion, with suitable sun hats and a refillable dri ...Read More

New Payment System - Parent Pay (September 2018)

New Payment System – Parent Pay (September 2018)

12/06/2018

Dear Parent/Carer, I am delighted to announce that from September we will be launching ParentPay at The Blandford School, and will be issuing further information on this in the next few weeks. This online payment system will enable you to pay for student(s) meals online ...Read More

Transfer Evening – Wednesday 11th July 2018

12/06/2018

This years Transfer Evening is taking place on Wednesday 11th July 2018 in The Blandford School Hall at 5.30pm. Parents of Year 6 students who are joining us in September are warmly invited to this meeting. There will be opportunities to ask questions and purchase schoo ...Read More

10 TBS Athletes Compete at County Championships

12/06/2018

On Saturday 9th June 10 very talented athletes from The Blandford School attended the Dorset County Championships held at Kings Park in Bournemouth. We are very proud to announce that Year 9 student Leah Wilson finished in 3rd place in the Junior Girls Shot Put and was ...Read More

LOST PROPERTY AS AT 7th JUNE 2018

11/06/2018

School sweater  – size 34” x2  ; size 36” x 1; size 32” x1; size 30”x1 School cardigan  – 13yrs x1;  size S x2 School sweater   –  size L School sweater  – size  11/12 x2 School shirts  – 1, size 131/2  ; 1 x34” School ...Read More

GCSE Maths Solutions

10/06/2018

Paper 3 Practice Foundation Paper 3 Practice Higher ...Read More

Work for Upcoming Development Day (4th June 2018)

23/05/2018

Please find below downloadable documents from our English, Maths and Science faculties containing work that students must complete on the upcoming Development Day on the 4th June. The Development Day on Monday June 4th 2018 has been granted by Dorset County Council   T ...Read More

Year 11 Maths Practice Papers & Solutions

22/05/2018

AQA Foundation Practice Paper for papers 2 & 3 AQA Higher Practice Paper for papers 2 & 3 Foundation high chance solutions Foundation very high chance solutions Higher high chance solutions Higher very high chance solutions 2 Higher very high chance solutions 1 ...Read More

Two Talented TBS Mathematicians Success in Mathematical Challenge

Two Talented TBS Mathematicians Success in Mathematical Challenge

15/05/2018

The Blandford School is proud to announce that two of our talented mathematicians scored high enough in the Intermediate Mathematical Challenge (IMC), organised by the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust, to qualify for next respective rounds.  George Knight in Year 9 sco ...Read More

DRAMA REVISION SESSION – THURS 17th MAY

15/05/2018

Mrs Bowerman-Ellis is running a final revision session for all GCSE Drama students on Thursday 17th May from 3.30-5.30 in room 522. Attendance is highly recommended, for all or some of the session. Treats will be provided! ...Read More

Duke of Edinburgh group brave the weather for practice expedition.

Duke of Edinburgh group brave the weather for practice expedition.

10/05/2018

This year’s Silver Duke of Edinburgh group braved the wind and the rain as they completed their practice expedition at the end of April.  The Year 12 students have completed training in camp-craft, expedition cooking, orienteering, emergency first-aid and the Country ...Read More

60 TBS Students Attend North Dorset Athletics Trials

60 TBS Students Attend North Dorset Athletics Trials

09/05/2018

On Thursday 3rd May The Blandford School PE Department took 60 students to Yeovil Athletics Club to compete in the North Dorset Trials. The event saw students compete in their specialist event with a chance to qualify for Dorset Trials. Successful qualification from Cou ...Read More

LOST PROPERTY AS AT 4th MAY 2018

08/05/2018

School sweater  – size 34” School sweater   –  size L School sweater  – size  11/12 2 x School cardigans  1x size 13yrs, 1 x S Black/pink lining hooded  “KS”top   –  size S Blue/black check “rebel” jacket with orange lining  ...Read More

Free School Meals Update from Dorset County Council

03/05/2018

Please see below a message from Dorset County Council regarding Free School Meals: Due to the national roll out of Universal Credits, protection has been put in place for eligible children to continue to receive free school meals. We would appreciate your help to commun ...Read More

Men's Shed Official Launch at The Blandford School

Men’s Shed Official Launch at The Blandford School

30/04/2018

Wednesday 26th April 2018 is a day that will go down in history for The Blandford Forum Men’s Shed as Chairman Paul Santer officially launched the Men’s Shed at The Blandford School’s woodworking site. The event saw many local community members in attendance, incl ...Read More

Team Tennis Schools Competition

Team Tennis Schools Competition

27/04/2018

The Blandford School Year 7 and 8 tennis team took part in the Team Tennis Schools Competition at Wey Valley indoor tennis centre. This was a division 2 local league competition against other Dorset Schools. The team consisting of Jay Dunn, Rob Harding, Freddie Sherwood ...Read More

SIMPLY OUTSTANDING - 10th Anniversary Concert brings audience to their feet!

SIMPLY OUTSTANDING – 10th Anniversary Concert brings audience to their feet!

24/04/2018

A standing ovation is something performers will never get used to, however you would forgive the talented young students of The Blandford School for becoming all too accustomed to the rapturous applause of The Tivoli Theatre audience. The most recent example of this saw ...Read More

Advance Warning

29/03/2018

Dear Parents/Carers ADVANCE NOTICE I would like to inform you TBS has been granted a Development Day by Dorset County Council which has been scheduled for June 4th 2018.  The purpose of this exceptional day is to enable staff and governors to work together on school im ...Read More

Evita The Musical: TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

Evita The Musical: TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

26/03/2018

We are delighted to announce that tickets for this years school production: EVITA are ON SALE NOW!! Due to licensing restrictions we are unable to advertise the productions name on The Tivoli Theatre Website, so the event is named as ‘The Blandford School.’ ...Read More

Lost Property as at 23rd March 2018

26/03/2018

School sweater  – size 34” School sweater   –  size L School sweater  – size  11/12 School cardigan  – size S School cardigan  – size 13yrs Black girls “New Look” trousers –  size 8 Black/pink lining hooded  “KS”to ...Read More

PCA Trip to Los Angeles October 2019

21/03/2018

*Please note this trip is for current Year 9, 10 and 11 students who will be in Year 11, 12 and 13 at the time of the trip.* Dear Parent / Guardian PCA TRIP TO Los Angeles OCTOBER 2019 The Blandford School is very excited to be able to offer our Performing and Creative ...Read More

AFC Bournemouth Soccer Schools at TBS during Easter

AFC Bournemouth Soccer Schools at TBS during Easter

21/03/2018

The Blandford School is delighted to be welcoming Premier League Football Team AFC Bournemouth to our 3G pitch this Easter holiday to deliver two Soccer Schools workshops. The two 5 hour sessions are for boys & girls aged 7-14 and will be delivered by AFC Bournemout ...Read More

Sixth Form Cultural Trip to Shanghai and Beijing February 2019

Sixth Form Cultural Trip to Shanghai and Beijing February 2019

21/03/2018

Dear parents/carers,   Sixth Form Cultural Trip to Shanghai and Beijing February 2019   As your son/daughter will be a member of the Sixth Form in February 2019 I would like to invite him/her to take part in an exciting school trip. We are hoping to take a group t ...Read More

SCHOOL CLOSURE – Monday 19th March

19/03/2018

Dear Parents/Carers, We had hoped to open today and our site team were in from 5am, however our staff travel from a very wide radius and it became apparent that too many were unable to safely reach work today. At around the same time as this information came in, our sit ...Read More

Drama, Art & Design Sessions Cancelled – Sunday 18th March

18/03/2018

Please be aware that the drama, art and design sessions scheduled for today (Sunday 18th March) have been cancelled due to the bad weather. ...Read More

TBS Maths Matters Day a huge success!

17/03/2018

On Friday 9th March the Year 6s (and a few Year 5’s) from the Blandford School’s Networks Primary Schools’ all met in the school hall for a fantastic event organised by the Maths Faculty. Approximately 200 students accompanied by teachers, TAs and helpers arrived ...Read More

Extra GCSE & A Level Drama Rehearsals Scheduled

14/03/2018

Please be aware that 2 extra rehearsals have been scheduled for the GCSE Drama (Sunday 18th March) and A Level Drama (Thursday 22nd March) groups in prepartion for their practical examinations. Full details can be found in the letters below: A Level Rehearsal Letter GCS ...Read More