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29

Mar

Rockets, Crashes and Cheering!

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Written By Year 7 students Ellis and Willow Year 7 students recently showed off their rocket cars in the National Event ‘Race For The Line’. “Students were invited to manufacture their own racing cars using materials supplied and to certain specifications, thinking about the effects that aerodynamics, friction and weight would have on the cars.” […]

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29

Mar

Eggciting News

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Many thanks for all who purchased items from our Bake Sale on Friday 23rd, we raised a total of £163.37 which we will be putting towards new storage and equipment for the phase. Reception also enjoyed a fantastic day trip out and about in our community on Tuesday. We completed a phonics easter egg hunt, a sensory exploration […]

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29

Mar

Riders head to Haldon and Tavi Woods

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This last weekend was a landmark for the PSCA Mountain Bike Club, our first weekend with two trips running simultaneously! With the minibus heading off to Haldon, with a slightly reduced number of students than planned, and an adventurous but small group meeting up at Tavi Woods, a total of five instructors were kept busy […]

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29

Mar

Maths News from Phase Three

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During the last few weeks Phase 3 have been completing their work on shape by working on calculating area, perimeter and volume. They have then begun moving on to look at fractions, decimals and percentages. To link this work together for Exhibition the students have undertaken a project on fractals. Each student constructed Sierpinski’s Triangle […]

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29

Mar

Being the Marine Biologist

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On Friday a group of year 10 GCSE science students visited the Marine Biological Association. ‘Being the Marine Biologist‘ for the day involved carrying out various practical investigation including the propagation of DNA, identifying Microscopic marine organisms and species identification in Plymouth sound. The students also had the opportunity to view some 200 year old books, with prints better than most HD […]

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28

Mar

Bubble Football

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A group of Year 9 girls were given an amazing opportunity to participate in Bubble Football during their PE lesson. The girls thoroughly enjoyed the activity, and were able to test their balance and develop their football skills wearing bubbles.

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28

Mar

Real Maths

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Phase 2 have been developing their money skills this term. Last week some children enjoyed a trip to the supermarket so they could apply what they have learnt to a purposeful and real life situation. The children looked at a recipe to make 12 Easter nests and calculated how much ingredients they would need to […]

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16

Mar

Espania!

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PSCA students recieve a warm Sevilla welcome! The first part of the Spanish exchange with the school IES Palomares in Sevilla has happened and it was fantastic! Angie, Studio support in languages, enthused: “We are very proud of our students, who have made the most of this experience in different ways: building relationships with their […]

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16

Mar

Making Mothers Day

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Preschool invited our special people in for a making afternoon with their children to celebrate Mothers Day. We have been looking at the work Kandinsky and we used our knowledge to re create some of his work with our special people.      

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8

Mar

Reception learning!

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In Reception recently we have been enjoying learning our phonics skills through word play and practicing our maths skills during ‘Maths Choosing’. We have been focussing on exploring numbers from 1-20 and beyond in lots of ways, as well as understanding the properties of shapes, and most recently, having a look at the different coins […]

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