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Record numbers go green

The number of Brightstowe students to have “gone green” has passed the 100 mark – a new record.

Scholar Yasmin leads charity efforts

Former Brightstowe student Yasmin Kongsfelt has been doing tremendous work for several local and international charities as head almoner at Redmaids’ High School.

Duke of Edinburgh training

Our student adventurers are one step closer to their summer Duke of Edinburgh expeditions after completing a jam-packed day of training. 


There was a real buzz about the academy as we hosted our annual BRIGHT event last week. 

Putting former Shakespeare theatre costumes to good use

Our drama department's new costume collection is enough to turn anyone into the green-eyed monster! It was once used by the Royal Shakespeare Company for shows such as Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream and more! 

Want to find out about science at university and possible careers you could pursue in the industry? Head along to Bristol Cathedral School on on 14th November, 5.30-8pm to meet local experts and find out more about specialist careers in science. 


What a superb start from students at Brightstowe on HegartyMaths ... WELL DONE!

Girls' football team takes on Gordano School

OAB girls' football team put up a strong fight against Gordano School team on Tuesday. We were very proud of the girls' performance against a team who reached the last 16 in the national competition last year. Player of the match was Reggi Crabtree for her excellent performance in goal.

It was pleasing to see such a fantastic turnout at our Year 11 parents' information evening last week. Year 11s are now considering their Post 16 options.  One Sixth Form representative commented that she was so impressed with our students – they are so well informed, and really happy to talk through their options. Well done Year 11s.

Year 11 Information Evening

Lots of expert advice freely available tomorrow evening from 5 pm here at OAB for year 11s - don't miss this opportunity to have a chat about the next step!