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From Plymouth School of Creative Arts

7

Nov

School Exchange With IES Palomares, Seville

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  As part of our GCSE Spanish provision, we would like to offering any year 9 and 10 students a great opportunity to be part of a school exchange programme with a Spanish school based in Palomares del Río near Seville   (http://iespalomares.blogspot.co.uk/). This exchange will first consist of a trip to Spain from Monday […]

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7

Nov

Mountain Bike Club

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Hi, a short round up of the MTB club’s trip this weekend, with photos attached. The PSCA Mountain Bike Club enjoyed their first off-site visit last weekend, to the Lanhydrock trail centre in Cornwall. After a short warm up on the skills track, the group headed out on The Lodge Trail, which led to the […]

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20

Oct

Pattern seekers investigate!

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Many young people, when asked to describe maths, will say it is all about rules and procedures. But most mathematicians will tell you that maths is about the study of patterns. Recent research has shown that Maths, at its heart, is about pattern seeking. In this activity we invited Year 7’s to be mathematicians and to […]

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12

Oct

From dull to dynamic with PBL!

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Project-based learning (PBL) changes how we look at education and the best ways to engage young people in learning. Learning is all around. It is in books, in classrooms, outdoors, at home, in museums and workplaces; everywhere all the time. We learn through reading, listening, engaging, but mostly by doing. When we apply what we […]

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6

Oct

Kanghyo Lee Performance Ceramicist

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Internationally acclaimed performance ceramicist Kanghyo Lee was making at Mount Edgcumbe as part of the Making Futures Conference. We were incredibly lucky to be invited to join him and make some work alongside. A small group of GCSE Art students from Year 10 spent the afternoon making in clay a piece in response to Kanghyo’s […]

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6

Oct

Science Great Learning!

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Science has been sharing the wonderful learning happening so far this term! Year 10 students this term have been exploring cells, tissues, organs and organ systems. Their driving question for this term, “How can I help others better understand the health risks of smoking?”. Year 8 students have been taking part in the The BP STEM […]

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6

Oct

Careers Fair 2018

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We would like to invite people from a range of careers, professions, sectors and backgrounds to come and join us at PSCA Careers Fair on Friday 26th January 2018. This would be a fantastic opportunity for you to meet with some of our students, their parents/guardians and share your valuable knowledge and experience. Please click […]

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6

Oct

Word Play Phase One

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In Phase One, we are very excited to have introduced our new phonics and literacy programme ‘Word Play’! Word Play is a brand new phase wide approach to literacy that we have introduced this term. It is a great opportunity for the children to mix with different year groups and engage in a range of […]

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6

Oct

Leading Dissection

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Here’s a beautiful example of how we work best – peer to peer teaching. Here, Elena in Year 10 is leading a group whose focus this term is cells, tissues, organs and organ systems. She’s demonstrating wonderfully how to tell the left and right atriums and ventricles to her peer group with a pig heart. […]

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