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  • 05/09/23

    Book Now: School Open Events

    Is your child due to start school in September 2024? We are delighted to invite prospective parents and children to one of our open events. It is the perfect opportunity for you to see our school in action, find out more about Great Bowden Academy, meet our staff and get a better understand of ho...
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  • 07/08/23

    Swimming Success for Mr Rose

    In case you missed on our social channels over the weekend, Mr Rose successfully swan his open water challenge – and raised a phenomenal £1,159 for the GBA PTA. You may have seen, due to extreme weather conditions, Mr Rose’s original swim challenge across the Solent had to...
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  • 16/06/23

    Design and Technology Sandwich Competition

    Class 3 and 4 have been given an exciting opportunity as part of their Design and Technology project. They have been tasked to design, research and make a sandwich to sell in Weltons. The winning design will be chosen by the team at Weltons for them to include on their menu. The children have tho...
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  • 10/06/23

    Well done to Great Bowden Stars

    Yesterday was our fabulous GB Stars talent show – and what a lot of talent we have in our school. From wonderful musical performances and singing, to brilliant comedy acts, gymnastics and dance routines. Everyone shone bright. A huge well done and thank you to all our performers. Thank you...
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  • 09/06/23

    PGL Residential - Year 5 & 6

    Our Year 5 & 6 pupils had a wonderful 3-day adventure at the PGL residential in Lincolnshire earlier this week. They did a range of activities such as canoeing, rock-wall climbing, trapeze, archery and even tackled the zip -wire. They children (& Mr Rose, Mr Dickinson and Mrs Jackson!) ca...
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  • 26/05/23

    Great Bowden Academy to become a UNICEF UK Rights Respecting School

    We have some news about a project we will be getting involved with over the next half term and coming years - We are becoming a ‘UNICEF UK Rights Respecting School’. Great Bowden Academy’s vision and aim is to be a school where children’s rights are at the heart of ou...
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  • 22/05/23

    Help Us Plant Our Sensory Garden

    Our Sensory Garden ground works are complete and we are delighted with the results. A big thanks to the landscaping team for all their hard work. It's amazing to see the garden transform and we are all eager to use this space. With the ground works complete it means we are ready for the final...
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  • 17/05/23

    Fun Run

    Saturday’s Fun Run Day was a great day. We had a brilliant turn out and loads of fun was had. Thanks to everyone who entered the run. 2.5k isn’t a short distance and we were impressed by each of you who entered and completed the course. Whether you ran or walked it, you were all fanta...
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  • 05/05/23

    Coronation ‘Street Party’

    What a fantastic Coronation celebration we had today. The children looked fantastic in their party clothes and many made crowns in class. We started the day with a Coronation special collective worship where the children sand their Coronation song. We also announced the winner of the Coronation p...
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  • 28/04/23

    Super Sports Week

    We are really proud of all our sports teams after yet another fantastic sporting week . We started with our GB Swim team on Wednesday. After the teams amazing efforts the other week, we made it through to the regional finals where we competed against other top performing schools in the area. We c...
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  • 23/03/23

    Work Starts on Sensory Garden ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

    A hug thank you goes out to all the wonderful volunteers who came along to our clearance morning on Saturday, getting the area ready for work to start on our exciting new Sensory Garden. We had a great turn out, and a fun morning. Everyone from the Heads, teachers and staff, parents, pupils and e...
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  • 22/03/23

    Fairwell Tiger

    We had the very sad news this week that Tiger, one of our wonderful therapy dogs, passed away on Saturday morning. We had the pleasure of Tiger visiting the school to listen to the children read for many years. Accompanied by Linda, Tiger was loved by us all. Children loved to cuddle or to stroke...
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