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Gary Powers Jr To Speak At Somersfield

Gary Powers Jr To Speak At Somersfield

Francis “Gary” Powers Jr will visit Somersfield Academy as a guest speaker and educate senior students as part of their individuals and societies studies. Mr Powers, who lectures internationally and appears regularly on C-SPAN, the History, Discovery and A&E television channels, will deliver his talk at the Devonshire school at 2.15 pm on Wednesday,... Read more of this article

Somersfield Academy Celebrate 100% Pass Rate

Somersfield Academy Celebrate 100% Pass Rate

Somersfield Academy is “celebrating a 100% pass rate in the second cohort of their IB program.” A spokesperson said, “Kate Ross, Head of DP & DP Coordinator was thrilled to announce that the second cohort of Diploma candidates were all successful in the award of the challenging IB Diploma. “Our 100% pass rate exceeds the world pass... Read more of this article

Somersfield Students Study Life Of Mary Prince

Somersfield Students Study Life Of Mary Prince

[Written by Somersfield Academy Student Leadership Council representatives Zarah Siddiqi & Maya Rajeh] Mary Prince, a strong, confident and courageous woman, was an individual the students and teachers at Somersfield Academy learned a lot about this past month. To start off, we read a book called, The History of Mary Prince. This book not only discussed... Read more of this article

Photos: Read-A-Thon At Somersfield Academy

Photos: Read-A-Thon At Somersfield Academy

[Written by Somersfield Academy M3 Student Zarah Siddiqi] November was a fun-filled and magical month. The Read-A-Thon was a race that took place at Somersfield Academy during November. Students were wrapped up with a book, teachers were reading all day, and everyone loved the enchanted reading race. But what is the Read-A-Thon and why was everyone... Read more of this article

Somersfield Students Receive Full IB Diploma

Somersfield Students Receive Full IB Diploma

The first cohort of IB Diploma students from Somersfield Academy were all successfully awarded the full IB Diploma. A spokesperson said, “Somersfield Academy has announced that their first cohort of IB Diploma students were all successfully awarded the full IB Diploma. “This 100% pass rate far exceeds the 89% global pass rate for the May... Read more of this article

Photos: Somersfield Students Create Floats

Photos: Somersfield Students Create Floats

In celebration of Bermuda Day, students at Somersfield Academy created floats, with each class creating a float based on what they feel is important to them and Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Our Children’s House students created these beautiful Bermuda Day floats in honor of the holiday celebrations. The parents were able to view these today... Read more of this article

Somersfield Appoint Peter Howe: Head of School

Somersfield Appoint Peter Howe: Head of School

Somersfield Academy announced the appointment of Peter Howe as their next Head of School. A spokesperson said, “Following a rigorous global search, Somersfield Academy is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Howe as its next Head of School. Carlos Symonds, the incumbent Head of School, will be retiring in July 2021 after a rich career in both... Read more of this article

Somersfield To Move To Remote Learning

Somersfield To Move To Remote Learning

Somersfield Academy will be moving to remote learning as of Monday, saying it is for the ”health and safety of our whole school community.” A letter sent to parents said, “Given the significant rise in the number of positive Covid-19 cases in Bermuda, especially among young children, I’m sure you share our heightened concern for... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Peddlers Porch At Somersfield

Photos & Video: Peddlers Porch At Somersfield

Somersfield Academy held its “Peddler’s Porch” event today [Nov 9] with vendors selling a large range of products including gift items, baked goods, used items, candles, hot dogs and more. The 19-minute live video replay is below: Today’s inclement weather did not stop the annual flea market sale from going on and the parking lot was filled... Read more of this article

Nov 9: Somersfield Academy’s Peddler’s Porch

Nov 9: Somersfield Academy’s Peddler’s Porch

Somersfield Academy will be holding an event titled “Peddler’s Porch” on Saturday, November 9 from 10.00am to 2.00pm. The event poster says, “Whether you are a buyer or a seller, we have something for you – everybody profits. Don’t miss Somersfield Academy’s annual flea market sale.” “$25 per spot if you bring your own... Read more of this article

Paul Mariner Visits Somersfield Academy

Paul Mariner Visits Somersfield Academy

Somersfield Academy recently hosted a visit by former First Division player for Ipswich Town, Arsenal, and Portsmouth, Paul Mariner. A spokesperson said, “English National, Paul Mariner, and former First Division player for Ipswich Town, Arsenal, and Portsmouth is pictured with the Somersfield Academy Over 13 football team, prior to their game... Read more of this article

Thomas Ilube Inspires Somersfield Students

Thomas Ilube Inspires Somersfield Students

Somersfield Academy recently hosted a visit by British tech guru, cyber security expert, philanthropist, and educator Tom Ilube, who was ranked first in the Powerlist 2017 – an annual listing of the UK’s 100 most powerful people with African or Afro-Caribbean heritage. A spokesperson said, “Presenting to the P5 to DP1 student body,... Read more of this article

Somersfield Students Shine In I.B. Exams

Somersfield Students Shine In I.B. Exams

Somersfield Academy’s 2019 senior class achieved a 95% success rate in the 2019 International Baccalaureate Organization’s [IBO] Middle Years Program eAssessments. A spokesperson said, “This compares quite favorably to the world average of 39.44% students earning full MYP Certificates. The Somersfield students’ average score of 41... Read more of this article