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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

E-Safety Webinar (Gooseberry Planet)

13/03/2018

Please see the message below from Gooseberry Planet regarding an upcoming Webinar on E-Safety for parents:   We all know how hard it is to keep up to date with what our children are doing online.  If you would like practical and valuable advice on how to protect y ...Read More

10th Anniversary Grease Costume Letter

13/03/2018

20th February 2018   Dear Parents/Carers   We would like to ask students performing ‘We Go Together’ from Grease in the 10th Anniversary Concert to source a costume they can wear for the number which is reflective of the show. I have attached some images t ...Read More

Internal Roadway

08/03/2018

Several drivers and visitors to the school have recently mentioned that it is becoming increasingly difficult for buses to find safe parking spaces on the internal roadway to enable our students to safely board vehicles at the end of the school day. Any assistance which ...Read More

Severe Weather Forecast – School Closure

28/02/2018

Dorset County Council have taken the decision this afternoon to cancel all school transport to and from schools in Dorset on Thursday, 1st and Friday, 2nd March 2018.  The majority of our students travel by school transport and as a result the decision has been taken t ...Read More

Year 10 Girls Attend ‘Women In Engineering Day’

27/02/2018

14 of our Year 10 girls attended a ‘Women in Engineering Day’ held  at Wiltshire College in Chippenham last Friday. The girls were able to discuss career opportunities with leading companies, universities and female role models with an engineering backgroun ...Read More

Year 10 Gymnast Qualifies for Regional Competition

27/02/2018

The Blandford School is delighted to announce that Year 10 Pupil Kayleigh Lake has successfully qualified for the National Tumbling, Mini Trampette & Trampolining Competition being held in Telford. Kayleigh successfully qualified from the regional competition held a ...Read More

LOST PROPERTY AS AT 23rd FEBRUARY 2018

26/02/2018

LOST PROPERTY AS AT 23rd FEBRUARY 2018 School sweater  – size 34” School sweater  –  size 32” School sweater   –  size L Black girls “New Look” trousers –  size 8 Black/pink lining hooded  “KS”top   –  size S Blue “ ...Read More

Evita Cast T-Shirt Information

Evita Cast T-Shirt Information

23/02/2018

We would like to offer students involved with the production of Evita the opportunity to purchase original t-shirts commemorating their involvement in the show. T-shirts can be purchased at a cost of £15. These have been very popular with students in the past and can b ...Read More

Right's Respecting School Competition Information

Right’s Respecting School Competition Information

20/02/2018

The Blandford School Right’s Respecting School steering group have launched a competition to design the charter into a poster. The competition is open to students only, with house points available to the winners and runners up. Full information & rules are bel ...Read More

TBS NAMED AS DORSET FA RESPECT CHAMPION

TBS NAMED AS DORSET FA RESPECT CHAMPION

19/02/2018

The Blandford School has been named as one of several grassroots football facilities across the country set to pilot an innovative initiative as part of The FA’s flagship behavioural campaign, Respect. It is hoped that regular exposure to Respect messaging whilst at t ...Read More

TBS REPRESENTED AT SOUTH WEST CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

TBS REPRESENTED AT SOUTH WEST CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS

09/02/2018

On the weekend of the 3rd February four of our very talented athletes travelled to Devon to compete in the South West Cross Country Championships. We are exceptionally proud that Year 12 student Michael Johnson and Year 9 student Tom Fuller were successful in qualifying ...Read More

Art Studio Dates for Half Term

09/02/2018

The Art Studios are open during half term for Year 11 Students on the 12th & 13th February from 10am-4pm. Please remember to bring in your reply slip if you’d like to attend these dates. ...Read More

Lost Property as at 9th February 2018

09/02/2018

LOST PROPERTY AS AT 9TH FEBRUARY 2018 School sweater  – size 34” School sweater  –  size 32” Black school shorts  – size 26/27 Black girls “New Look” trousers –  size 8 Black/pink lining hooded  “KS”top   –  size S Blue ...Read More

GCSE Drama Exam Half-Term Sessions

09/02/2018

Wednesday 14th February – 10.30am-3:30pm. Component 2 rehearsal – monologues/duologues and group performances Please bring plenty of food and water. ...Read More

Parents’ Evening Attendance Figures

08/02/2018

Across the four parents’ evenings we have held so far this year we are delighted that on average 96.3% of parents who scheduled appointments attended them. The Blandford School would like to thank all parents for their attendance, it makes a real different to the ...Read More

The Blandford Schools' Network Talent Show 2018

The Blandford Schools’ Network Talent Show 2018

05/02/2018

The Blandford Schools’ Network Talent Show 2018 The Blandford Schools’ Network gathered to celebrate the immense talent from each of the eight primary schools at a talent show hosted by The Blandford School on Thursday 1st February. Teachers, students and parents ga ...Read More

Lost Property Viewing – 31st January 3.30-4.30pm

25/01/2018

Due to the amount of unmarked lost property items that we are currently storing, we are giving parents an opportunity to come into school next Wednesday ,31st  January to view them.  They will be on display in the Hub (next to Reception) from after school, 3.30pm unti ...Read More

Catering Academy Competition - WIN A FITBIT

Catering Academy Competition – WIN A FITBIT

22/01/2018

  Forms are available from The Hub. ...Read More

10th Anniversary Tickets *LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE*

10th Anniversary Tickets *LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE*

22/01/2018

Tickets for The Blandford School’s 10th Anniversary performance at The Tivoli Theatre are selling out fast. There are only 10 seats remaining in the stalls and 64 in the balcony (as of 8am Mon 22nd January). Please be aware that tickets in the stalls are individua ...Read More

Sporting Round Up

22/01/2018

Despite the terrible weather we had a busy week of sporting action at The Blandford School last week. On Tuesday afternoon our Year 9 boys football team were unlucky in defeat against a very strong side from Bournemouth, and the following day saw a superb effort from ou ...Read More

Year 11 & 13 Drama Trip to Salisbury Playhouse

22/01/2018

Please see information below from Head of Performing & Creative Arts Mrs Bowerman-Ellis for the upcoming trip to The Salisbury Playhouse on the 29th March 2018. ALL Year 11 & Year 13 drama students MUST ATTEND as it is part of their written examinations. Please ...Read More

Victim Support deliver session to Sixth Form Students

Victim Support deliver session to Sixth Form Students

16/01/2018

On Friday 12th January our sixth form students were given an important session by the charity Victim Support about keeping safe from being a victim of crime. During the session, a volunteer with the Dorset branch of the charity was honoured and presented with an award f ...Read More

Former TBS Student Alan Giles recognised in New Year's Honours List

Former TBS Student Alan Giles recognised in New Year’s Honours List

11/01/2018

Former TBS student Alan Giles has been awarded with an OBE for services to British business and the economy in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours. The award is recognition for his achievements as Non-Executive Director of the Competition and Markets Authority for the pa ...Read More

Exam Certificates 2017

05/01/2018

Examination Certificates from Summer 2017 are now available for collection from the Exams Office.  Please contact the school office prior to collection. ...Read More

Presentation Evening Information

04/01/2018

6.30pm – Drinks Reception 7.15pm – Awards Ceremony 9.30pm – Finish Time (Approximate) Please be aware that parking spaces are limited, so we strongly advise visitors to car share or walk where at all possible. ...Read More

What’s Coming Up – The Catering Academy Spring 2018

03/01/2018

Take a look at the images below to see what The Catering Academy has in store for Spring 2018! ...Read More

GCSE Options Information Letter (FAO Year 9)

02/01/2018

As I am sure you are aware your child will shortly be choosing his/her GCSE Options.  This is an important time and as a school we wish to support your child in making the right choices. Students will receive support in school, they have already had an initial assembly ...Read More

Air Pollution to be monitored at TBS

02/01/2018

Public Health Dorset (PHD) along with all the Dorset local authorities are working together on a project looking into local air pollution.  Data collected from a variety of monitoring points around the county will be considered in conjunction with the health profile of ...Read More

3rd Place entry by Wanda (Yr 7)

ICT Safety Poster House Competition Winners

14/12/2017

Our ICT department recently ran a house competition for students to design a poster on the importance of staying safe on the internet. Year 8 student Kaylea-Mai came 1st with her design, followed by Year 7 students Ellie in 2nd and Wanda in 3rd. Congratulations to all w ...Read More

Paragon Skills Open Day Information

14/12/2017

Please click on the link below to access a flyer from Paragon Skills who are holding an Open Day on the 11th January 2018 at their Bournemouth Campus. They encourage students and parents to attend to discover how an apprenticeship can be a sound career choice. Careers E ...Read More

TBS 10th Anniversary Concert *LIMITED TICKETS REMAINING*

TBS 10th Anniversary Concert *LIMITED TICKETS REMAINING*

13/12/2017

There are limited tickets remaining for The Blandford School’s 10th Anniversary Concert being held at The Tivoli Theatre on Tuesday 17th April 2018. Tickets can be purchased from the following link: http://www.tivoliwimborne.co.uk/event/blandford-school-10th-annivers ...Read More

Lost Property – Important Update

13/12/2017

Due to the volume of unnamed lost property we regret that we are unable to store unclaimed items for longer than 4 weeks. We strongly advise that all uniform, coats, pencil cases etc are named as this allows us to return the property immediately when found.   We wi ...Read More

Lost Property as of 6th December 2017

07/12/2017

Lost Property as of 6th December 2017 Black waterproof jacket – aged 13 (George Wilson) Pink waterproof jacket – (Lisa Neville) Navy quilted jacket with pink spotted lining – size 9-10 ‘NEXT’ Navy & beige hooded jacket – size 11-12 ‘URBAN’ Pink hoode ...Read More

Sixth Form Scholarship

05/12/2017

To find more information about how to apply for a Sixth Form Scholarship, please click here. ...Read More

Year 11 Prom Information

04/12/2017

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 Year 11 Prom will be held at Athelhampton House near Dorchester. Letters for ticket deposits and the formation of the prom committee will happen in January. We are hoping to start a small prom dress/suit shop/exchange for student ...Read More

TBS Girls North Dorset Badminton Champions!

TBS Girls North Dorset Badminton Champions!

01/12/2017

A huge congratulations to all students who took part in the Badminton North Dorset Netball Tournament yesterday. We were absolutely ecstatic to learn our girls A Team were victorious, and are therefore North Dorset Champions! To round off an excellent afternoon for our ...Read More

Tesco Bags of Help Award Offer Received

Tesco Bags of Help Award Offer Received

29/11/2017

The Blandford School are set to receive over £1,500 from Tesco after coming in second place in the Tesco Bags of Help initiative scheme. Customers in the Blandford Forum Tesco store placed their votes throughout September and October, with The Blandford School vying fo ...Read More

Frantic Assembly Workshop Message

28/11/2017

Students taking part in the Frantic Assembly workshop should arrive at the Drama Studio for the beginning of their workshop session tomorrow, Wednesday 29th November. Please be prompt.   Y9 and 10 – 10am-12pm Y11, 12 and 13 – 12.30pm-2.30pm   Y9 and 10 wil ...Read More

CYBER DISCOVERY

CYBER DISCOVERY

27/11/2017

CYBER DISCOVERY – A new learning initiative for Year 10-13 Students to help reduce the UK’s cyber skills gap Cyber Discovery is a brand new programme which has been designed to inspire young people to learn cyber security skills in a fun and exciting environment ...Read More