Art and Photography Exhibition

Student Art and Photography Show launches

The Annual Joint Beaminster and Colfox Art and Photography Exhibition will open at Bridport Art Centre on 21 June.  The exhibition, which is on until 1 July, features amazing work from Year 12 and Year 13 Art and Photography students from the Sir John Colfox Academy and Beaminster School.   Louise Burgess, Head of Art […]

Mark Hix cooks with Year 10

Mark Hix visits Colfox

Celebrated local chef Mark Hix MBE cooked with students and shared his experiences of the hospitality industry, when he visited the Sir John Colfox Academy. Mark, who grew-up in West Bay and attended Colfox School, showed students how to make a range of seafood dishes, while also sharing his insights into the best routes into […]

Well done to our new anti-bullying ambassadors

Students become Anti-Bullying Ambassadors 

Well done to students at the Sir John Colfox Academy who have succeeded in becoming Anti-Bullying Ambassadors.  Around 30 students recently took part in the special training session using resources from youth charity the Diana Award.      One Year 9 student who took part said: “I was impressed by the session, it was thought-provoking and practical with […]

Student librarians launch ‘Buy a Book for our Library’ Appeal

Student Librarians at the Sir John Colfox Academy have launched a ‘Buy a Book for our School Library’ Appeal. Student Librarians Kitty and Amber are hoping that generous local people might consider buying a book for their library while they are out shopping. They have enlisted the support of the Book Shop in Bridport, who […]

Community Safety Dog

Community Safety Dog Visit

Students have enjoyed a visit from a specially trained community safety dog. Three secondary schools this week welcomed the visit from K9 Deployment, as part of a nationwide educational programme designed to raise awareness about the dangers of drug misuse. Students at Beaminster School, The Sir John Colfox Academy in Bridport and The Woodroffe School […]