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Photos: Students Participate In Wax Museum

Photos: Students Participate In Wax Museum

Somersfield Academy Primary Six students recently participated in the annual wax museum, which requires the students to research and emulate noteworthy individuals. Audiences are required to press a button, say a catch phrase or move an object before the ‘character comes to life,’ and each student tells the viewer their biography and history... Read more of this article

Video: Somersfield Middle School Robotics Team

Video: Somersfield Middle School Robotics Team

The Somersfield Academy middle school robotics team is continuing their preparations for the 2019 VEX Robotics World Championships in Kentucky next month, with the students having recently qualified by virtue of their strong showing in the regional contest. Nine members of the team, who are aged 12 – 14, traveled to Framingham, Massachusetts for... Read more of this article

Somersfield Team Qualifies For VEX Robotics

Somersfield Team Qualifies For VEX Robotics

Nine members of the Somersfield Academy middle school robotics team traveled to Framingham, Massachusetts for a week-long intensive workshop and competition, with the team earning enough points to successfully qualify for the 2019 VEX Robotics World Championships. There, they partnered with the Walsh Middle School robotics team members and coach, Pascal... Read more of this article

Photos: Students Join In Anti-Violence Campaign

Photos: Students Join In Anti-Violence Campaign

In support of the “Bermuda Wears Red anti-violence campaign”, Somersfield Academy students wore red to school today [Jan 21]. A group of students from both the Children’s House, Primary and Secondary Divisions ring a bell at approximately 2.00 p.m. at the school’s Peace Pole. Carlos Symonds, Head of School, said: “Our diverse Somersfield... Read more of this article

Somersfield Students Get Bird Box Presentation

Somersfield Students Get Bird Box Presentation

Christian Chin-Gurret of The Happy Bird Co gave a presentation to Somersfield Academy students on their last day of school before Christmas break, discussing the process of designing and producing a nail-less and glue-less bluebird box. Mr Chin-Gurret explained that the manufacturing of the bluebird box is all carried out in Bermuda with marine plywood... Read more of this article

‘Cracking The Codes: System Of Racial Inequity’

‘Cracking The Codes: System Of Racial Inequity’

Somersfield Academy is getting set to hold a film screening and dialogue event with Dr. Shakti Butler on January 4 at BUEI, with Dr. Butler using the film “Cracking the Codes” and dialogue to “grapple with both the intellectual and emotional complexities of social justice issues.” A spokesperson said, “Filmmaker and Racial... Read more of this article

Somersfield Academy Interact Club Gives Back

Somersfield Academy Interact Club Gives Back

The Somersfield Academy Interact Club has raised money for a school in Uganda and almost 750 items of non-perishable food for the Eliza DoLittle Society. A spokesperson said, “The newest addition to the group of Bermuda Rotary Organizations, the Somersfield Academy Interact Club, have already let their presence be known.”“While only... Read more of this article

Video: Somersfield Librarians Spread Cheer

Video: Somersfield Librarians Spread Cheer

Two librarians at Somersfield Academy are spreading some holiday cheer, with Julia Pitt and Frances McCallum joining forces to create a holiday lip sync song cover. A spokesperson said, “Frances is an outstanding parent volunteer at the school. She is always willing to help out with PTA events, pizza lunches, photo days and in-class projects.... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Somersfield Porch Market Sale

Photos & Video: Somersfield Porch Market Sale

[Updated with photos] Somersfield Academy is holding their annual Peddler’s & Artisans Porch market sale today [Nov 3] in Devonshire, featuring a wide array of goods on sale, with proceeds set to support the Student Diversity Leadership Conference. The event is set to continue until 2.00pm this afternoon, and we will have a photo gallery... Read more of this article

Somersfield Academy Holds Ground Breaking

Somersfield Academy Holds Ground Breaking

Somersfield Academy has marked a ground breaking for the new Centre for International Education, a purpose built facility to provide the school with the IB Diploma Programme. The event, was held on Tuesday [Oct 30] at the Devonshire school, and was attended by the board members, senior leadership team, capital campaign committee members, PTA members,... Read more of this article

Somersfield Academy Info Evening On Oct 18

Somersfield Academy Info Evening On Oct 18

Somersfield Academy will be holding an open house event for prospective families with students interested in attending the new Somersfield Academy International Baccalaureate [IB] Diploma Programme [DP] on Thursday [Oct 18] A spokesperson said, “The open house begins at 5:45pm sharp and will include an open discussion format. This discussion will... Read more of this article

Peddler’s & Artisans Porch Event Set For Nov 3

Peddler’s & Artisans Porch Event Set For Nov 3

The Peddler’s & Artisans Porch event, an annual flea market sale, is set to be held on Saturday, November 3 from 10.00am through 2.00pm at Somersfield Academy in Devonshire. The event flyer 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... Read more of this article

Photos: Somersfield Visits Pumpkin Patch

Photos: Somersfield Visits Pumpkin Patch

Somersfield Academy Children’s House students from the Monarch class visited J&J Produce Pumpkin patch on Friday. The twenty two students ages 3 – 5 years were accompanied by several parent volunteers along with the two Montessori classroom co-teachers. The students enjoyed learning about pumpkin varieties, including their unique sizes and shapes. Mrs.... Read more of this article