Last year, on International Women's Day, boomsatsuma collaborated with Campus Skate Parks to run a Girls Only Skate Session. The session saw women and girls of all ages, from complete beginners to those more advanced, visit The Pool and skate together in a safe, supportive environment.
After months of hard work and dedication, last week saw the launch of the 'The Truth Behind the Chocolate Houses' exhibition at Weston Museum.
Luka Rollings talks us through his work experience week at boomsatsuma.
Victoria Porter is one of our Y12 students. Read about her boom experience and see some of her latest work.
Young Poet Laureate, Luka, discusses his experience of the project and shares some of his work.
Our Young Poet Laureate, Katie Welch, has chosen Fran Lock's 'Achieving Zero'.
Alumin student Belinda Humphries recreates old student project and wins a city-wide competition run by Mayor of Bristol. Read the story and watch now…
We're back with Young Poet Laureate, Luka Rollings' choice this week.
As it's World Poetry Day, boomsatsuma has decided to release a film of each our Young Poet Laureates performaning their own poetry on their own turf.
Joelle Taylor and Young Poet Laureates host a Human Writes Slam at Patchway Library
Watch Bronya Marsh our Young Poet Laureate from Writhlington School read Hannah Hodgson's poem 'Equals'.
What do you get when you cross Bristol's most innovative Post-16 education provider with the largest TV and Film facility in the West of England? This is a big one.boomsatsuma are incredibly excited to announce that, in 2018 we are partnering with The Bottle Yard Studios to launch our exciting, brand new Media Production Diploma that will be delivered in a living and breathing TV and Film facility.
This week Megan, our Human Writes Young Poet Laureate, has picked Imtiaz Dhaker's 'Living Space' as her poem of the week.
‘When They Go Low’ is a play that follows young students as they navigate through a world of online bullying, sexism, body shaming, peer pressure, parental pressures and the intersectionality of modern feminism.
Listen to Katie Welch perform the latest poem of the week here. It's Sabrina Mahfouz 'Taking Vouchers'.
Here is our latest poetry pick from our Young Poet Laureate, Sophie Wembridge. She has chosen David Whyte's 'Everything is Waiting for You'.
Watch our Young Poet Laureates perform their evocative selections.
On Sunday December 3rd, the 'Chocolate Houses' research team hosted a memories event at the [For All Heathly Living Centre] on the Bournville Estate in Weston super Mare.
Ewan spent a week with boomsatsuma for work experience in 2014, but that was just the beginning. Since then he's taken his 11-year-old self's hobby, turned it into a passion and helped to communicate the emotions of his own and those around him through his new film, LEGACY.
The brand new Bristol Sport Media programme is a brand new offer at Post-16. Developed in partnership between boomsatsuma education and Bristol City Community Trust, the course brings together two of the regions most successful independent training providers at the Bristol Sport stadium in Ashton Gate.
In September 2018, our full-time Professional Acting Diploma will begin at Pegasus Theatre in Oxford. "Young people aged 16 can, for the first time, really experience what acting training is all about and get a head start learning their craft” - Charlie Cox, Daredevil and Course Patron
At age 14, Sam Fear was cutting Banksy stencils as part of his GCSE art lessons. Today, he's proud to be practising his craft and finding his unique style. Read about Sam's latest project producing an ident and how he brought his own personal passion to his course.
Human Writes Young Poet Laureate, Chelsea Stockham, is one of the winners of the national SLAMbassadors competition.
As part of their role as Human Writes Laureates, the young poets are tasked with writing poems commissioned by the libraries they are connected with.
It's that time of year. The scary bit. If you're in year 11 and considering your next steps, here's some advice and more info about open days with boomsatsuma.
Watch Young Poet Laureate, Bronya Marsh, recite Joelle Taylor's 'Unbroken'. She has selected it as her Poem of the Week.
Each week one of our 'Human Writes' Young Poet Laureates is choosing a poem to recite. Watch Katie Welch's here.
With summer firmly over, and the role of Young Poet Laureate gathering momentum, here's what Chelsea Stockham had to say about life and poetry since the Arvon Foundation residential.
Last week, our Heritage Team of young people gathered at the Healthy Living Centre on the Bournville Estate to run a small research stall and start to spread the word about the project.
Having been in role for a few months now, Young Poet Laureate, Sophie Wembridge, reflects on the story so far.