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From Plymouth School of Creative Arts

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Mar

Firefighters in Preschool

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Last Friday we were all very excited to welcome our local Firefighters from Greenbank Fire Station.  Preschool were preparing all week! The firefighters spent time talking about the protective gear they wear and showed them the kit on their fire engine.  The children were keen to see the metal cutters being operated and they learnt […]

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28

Feb

School at Sea

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Back in October 3 groups of four students who have been involved in the boat restoration project got to go on an overnight sailing excursion.  The training was carried out on The Huff, a 40’ classic sailing yacht that was designed by the same engineer who designed the Fireflies that we are working on in […]

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24

Feb

Year 7’s make winter concert

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A wonderfully talented cohort of Year 7’s recently held their first ever winter concert! Each Year 7 group performed a headline set, designing their own costume’s and staging. They were followed by critically acclaimed award winning musicians Will McNicol and Chris Woods Groove. Photomedia students capture the event Photomedia students Isaac, Evie, Sean, Holly and Kennedy took […]

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20

Feb

Guitar Revolution

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On Friday the 10th of March, 2-4pm, we have the honour of hosting the Guitar Revolution! Guitar Revolution is a piece of music made up of four parts, for an infinite number of guitars. The parts range in difficulty from very simple to complex, you can listen here. It was launched at The London Acoustic Show on the 10th […]

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10

Feb

Community Arts Cafe

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Students from Plymouth School of Creative Arts plus support from the Real Ideas Organisation are exploring  food and drink business’…. ready to create their own! Have a watch to see the journey so far and subscribe to keep posted on progress! Subscribe to keep posted on progress

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10

Feb

Make Space Learning

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Year 7 Students Krystyna and Diana have been learning how to use the laser cutter this week as part of their ‘making a comic strip’ project. They have made two short film’s to share their making project with you and to celebrate the different projects being made in the ‘Make Space’. “Making our movie’s was an […]

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10

Feb

Futures Project Collaborations!

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The children in Year 4 this term have been working on ‘The Futures Project’ a sequence of work designed to align the minds of children in very different stages of their education. Plymouth College of Art students have taken cinematic ideas curated by the Y4 students (including scripts, story board, plot synopsis and character design) and […]

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9

Feb

Powerful images, quirky animations and wacky films

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Photography and Media students have shared their learning so far this term at our regular half termly Media showcase. Wednesday afternoon’s event saw students share wonderful examples of photography and film making as they explored media made by the music industry. Here is a showreel of some of the photographic and music video experiments students have […]

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9

Feb

Batting for success

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An enthusiastic Plymouth School of Creative Arts table tennis team made up of phase 3 and 4 students headed to Eggbuckland community college yesterday for the Devon Schools Table Tennis Team Championships.  “The competition attracts the very best table tennis players in Devon in different age categories. Sachin (Year 8) secured a quarter final place finish […]

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