Monthly Archive: October 2016

From Plymouth School of Creative Arts

21

Oct

Fantasy Becomes Reality With PSCA Orchestra

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Amazing opportunity today where our students worked with legendary composer, conductor, and musical extraordinaire Jesse Vernon. Jesse heads up the fantasy orchestra based in both Paris and Bristol. The Orchestra works with communities across the continent to offer orchestral opportunities with a difference (pop, classical, weird and spaghetti based).     Fantasy Becomes Reality With […]

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21

Oct

Year 5 adventurers return from Dewerstone Cottage!

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Year 5 students have had a fantastic time on their residential at Dewerstone Cottage this week. Here are the photos of the first batch of students enjoying their outdoor adventure. Hopefully we will have some more lovely photos of the second group following half term! In this short video we see students work as a […]

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20

Oct

Cross phase working

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Year 9 students have been supporting students in Phase 2 to access Sumdog, a piece of maths software which supports students learning in a fun way using games. Sumdog cross phase learning from Plymouth School of Creative Arts on Vimeo.

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19

Oct

Gordon Sparks works with media makers

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Media makers Lacey, Calum and Tom had a fantastic day working alongside Radio Devon breakfast host and sports commentator, Gordon Sparks.  The 4 minute 30 second feature made by our students and Gordon will be broadcast on Radio Devon at 7.50am on Thursday 20th October!  

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11

Oct

Trips, exploration and fresh air!

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The Year 2 studio have had a busy three weeks out and about! Trip to Victoria Park.  On Friday the 16th September Year 2 went to Victoria Park.  We had an English activity with Jess where we were using Pi Corbetts ‘When I went to Rome’ game to help us extend sentences using prepositions.   We competed […]

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7

Oct

Marine Biology Explored

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Students recently visited Plymouth Marine Aquarium and took part in three workshops looking at the STEM  subjects of science, technology, engineering and maths as part of the ocean festival. This visit tied in with their studio work which has been focusing on the marine biology of Plymouth Sound.

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7

Oct

Preschoolers use blackberries to make Paint

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Children in Preschool made their own paint from squashing blackberries and mixing powder paint together. They made lots of different colours, such as orange, pink, purple and brown! They used the paint and leaves to create the forest where the three bears live. We had lots of fun and got very messy as we created!! […]

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7

Oct

Students take on weighty challenge!

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Plymouth School of creative arts children are building 5 weightlifting platforms for the first ever weightlifting competition to be held in the city this Saturday 8th October. Plymouth Barbell Club have arranged for the Olympic Weightlifting competition to be held in Plymouth School of Creative Arts and the students of the schools BTEC Construction course have volunteered […]

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7

Oct

Drawing from observation!

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Artist and teacher Jeff Stratton has been supporting the development of drawing as core curriculum within the school. In phase two this week students have been working hard learning to draw from observation. “I’m really pleased with these charming drawings, the detail that the students have noticed and included within their drawing really brings their […]

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6

Oct

Sewing, Saws and Plastics

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Students in Design Technology have made a flying start to the year; learning to work with plastics, making headphone tidies and getting to grips with the sewing machines. These three short films are made by students within Studio. Plastics in Design Technology from Plymouth School of Creative Arts on Vimeo. Film made by David Year 8 […]

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