Monthly Archive: December 2018

From Plymouth School of Creative Arts

19

Dec

Year 10 Mathematics at Plymouth University

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An amazing day at Plymouth University was had by twenty-five of our Year 10 ‘s on Monday at a Mathematics taster day. After splitting up and joining with students from other schools there was a range of fun,interesting and brain teasing Maths sessions, finishing with a fantastic lecture from an inspiring mathematician. Our group stretched […]

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19

Dec

Phase 2 gingerbread settlement

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This term, Phase 2 have been learning about settlements. In Maths, the children were given an opportunity to apply their learning to designing, baking, decorating and assembling gingerbread houses together to create the city of Plymouth. They practiced how to measure accurately and calculated the areas of the parts of their structures, to make templates. […]

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18

Dec

Dance News

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Phase 3 Winter Project Sharings Students in Phase 3 who have selected Dance as their end of year project have this week been sharing their work to the rest of their year group in sessions. All students who have been working  on their selected option have been busy developing skills in choreography and performance in […]

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18

Dec

Putting the A into STEAM

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There is much talk surrounding the links between Art and Science and technology and over the last year at PCSA we have really demonstrated that being creative and being scientific are not mutually exclusive skills but can work well together. Back in June our team of year 8 and 9 students were successful in winning […]

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18

Dec

In The News

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It was an absolute pleasure to organise a special party with our Nazereth House friends. We had party food and Christmas Crackers and danced around in novelty hats. The residence enjoyed it as much as the children :o) It was very exiting to be filmed by a real reporter from the Herald. Click here to […]

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17

Dec

Year 8 Mathematics Masterclass

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In November four year 8 students were invited to Plymouth University for a Mathematics masterclass. The students had a great time and even presented to the whole group of students from across the city. Here is a report from one of the group. On 27 th of November four of us went with our teacher, […]

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7

Dec

A flurry of Winter Shows and Exhibitions!!

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These last few weeks of term have a host of wonderful activities and exhibitions ahead for you to attend. We have listed them here together for you so you can see them at a glance! Winter Craft Fair – Saturday 8th December- 1pm-5pm A Night In New York : Phase 3 & 4 Performing Arts […]

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7

Dec

Students Explore Building in the Making!

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As part of our work in developing cross curricular skills and links with the wider community our year 11 students had the opportunity to visit the building site across the road. This was a mammoth logistical exercise as it involved taking the whole of year 11 in groups of 20. As we all needed to […]

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7

Dec

Unwrapped – Student Fashion show – PSCA

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Year 10 and 11 Students at Plymouth School of Creative Arts strutted their stuff in Fashions like you’ve never worn them before on Tuesday night at the Red House. Julie Carson, managing director of TEC Packaging in Plymouth set the textiles students of PSCA a massive challenge: Create a range of wearable fashions using only […]

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6

Dec

Dame Darcey Strictly Red House

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Back in September dance lovers from across the city flocked to The Red House to the sell out show ‘An Audience with Dame Darcey Bussell’. The former prima ballerina and current Strictly Come Dancing Judge very kindly volunteered her time to a group of our students who have been busy raising money for a conservation […]

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