Welcome to VenturersTrust
Welcome to Venturers Trust, a Multi Academy Trust based in Bristol formed through the merger of CGS Trust and Merchants’ Academy Trust in September 2017. Comprising Primary, Secondary, all-age schools and a Special school the Trust has 3,200 pupils and 700 staff.
The Trust is sponsored by the Society of Merchant Venturers and the University of Bristol.
Business mentors from Great Western Railway help students tackle real-life problemsBusiness mentors from Great Western Railway help students tackle real-life problems On Tuesday 31st October, a group of 21 Year 12 students from Colston’s Girls’ School took part in their first business mentoring session of Envision’s Community-Apprentice competition with their partner business; Great Western Railway. The mentors have generously agreed to support the stu...Read More Colston's Girls' School
CGS Commemoration 2017CGS held it's Commemoration of the founding of the school in 1891 on Friday 3rd November 2017. The focus of this year's event was on the values of the school since it's foundation; the contribution of the many people who have studied and worked at the school over 127 years and the suffering of the victims of slavery up to the present day. For the first time the head girl and deputy hea...Read More Colston's Girls' School
CGS is set to expand its Sixth FormColston's Girls' School
Grandparent Thank you cardFairlawn Primary School
V6 is born as CGS 6th Form expands and goes co-edColston’s Girls’ School is set to expand its sixth form from September 2018 and for the first time in over 100 years, it will be co-educational. The new sixth form, to be called V6, will welcome ambitious 16 to 18-year-olds and aims to have a focus on science, technology, engineering, the arts and maths (STEAM) as well as on developing skills for the workplace. Like CGS, it will be p...Read More Venturers Trust
Grandparents go back to School!66 Grandparents (and 1 Great-Grandparent!) visited Fairlawn Primary School to spend an hour with their Grandchildren. Pupils invited their Grandparents to their classroom and their playground to show them around. This was finished off with a traditional cup of tea and homemade shortbread. Fun was had by all!Read More Fairlawn Primary School
CGS AND ITS HISTORIC CONNECTION TO EDWARD COLSTONColston’s Girls’ School is directly descended from Colston’s Hospital, a school which opened in 1710 for ‘100 poor boys’, funded entirely by a large financial gift from Edward Colston (1636-1721). Colston entrusted the management of the school and the care of the substantial endowment to the Society of Merchant Venturers of Bristol and in 1873, the Endowed School Comm...Read More Colston's Girls' School
Khalidah's work experience at Rife Magazine at WatershedKhalidah had some work experience at Rife Magazine at the Watershed. Please click on the link below to find out more: www.rifemagazine.co.uk/2017/07/why-are-we-grading-art/ Any young person can get involved with Rife magazine so if you have other students interested in the creative industries please do spread the word about: Pitching a Story for Rife: Get professional mentoring, prof...Read More Colston's Girls' School
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