Monthly Archive: December 2019

From Plymouth School of Creative Arts

12

Dec

100 Homes Project presents Displacement 1

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100 Homes Coordinator Pete Davey and Dan Smith helped produce 3 Radio Documentaries with a group of students here at PSCA based on the theme of Displacement. The first one is about Plymouth,The Blitz and War The First show features an interview with Derek George Bake who talked with students about his house, his lifestyle, […]

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12

Dec

A Lanhydrock Christmas!

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By Rory and Anfisa Year 10 Year 10 English students enjoyed a wintery trip to Lanhydrock House and Gardens last week as part of their creative writing project. This beautiful home in Cornwall used to belong to Lord and Lady Robartes in the 1800s, but terribly burnt down in 1881 and had been refurbished in […]

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12

Dec

At our roots……

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Preschool had an idea a few weeks ago to paint a tree on our street side window.  Our vision was to enable the children to follow the seasons throughout the year, making and creating foliage and animals, all centred around the tree.  Following the original idea, artist in residence and art teacher Jeff kindly volunteered […]

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10

Dec

Inspirations and Aspirations

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Our year 11 students have had the pleasure of a follow up talk from the fabulous Stephen Seki. They last saw him as year 10s, and tutors reported their tutees running out of their groups to get to see Stephen as he delivered yet another great inspirational talk, all aimed at raising their aspirations.It was […]

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6

Dec

Phase 2 Exhibiton

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It is with great pleasure that Phase 2 invite you all to our PBL exhibitions on the 17th December! The sessions will be a chance for your children to share their learning from over the last term.  Our driving questions were; Yr 3 – “How can we inspire those we care about to start saving […]

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6

Dec

Making Waves Together News

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Just because we aren’t on the water at the moment doesn’t mean we aren’t working on our core skills ready for the water season to start again in April. Winter ProgrammeIn January we hope to be able to offer you the opportunity to do some skateboarding all great for core strength ideal for surfing, sailing and […]

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6

Dec

SPOKES Course for Parents

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This week was the last of 9 sessons of our SPOKES (Supporting Parents on Kids Education) course. The course is specifically designed to give parents practical tools to support their children in learning to read and developing a love of books. One parent who has just taken part in our SPOKES course said ” I […]

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6

Dec

Mock Election!

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In a recent PSHE Lifeskills session held by teachers Steph and Ben students held a mock election. Students put themselves forward for election and formed mini political parties; Vision, Change, Progress and Tomorrow. Parties had to prioritise their manifestos and  work out which policies were most important to them. They then presented their ideas and […]

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5

Dec

Agree or Disagree Students Debate!

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Our recent student voice session focused on opinions and how we justify them. Students looked at a list of statements which they had to discuss and decide if they agree or disagree and explain why. Each student had the responsibility for one or two statements and also had the opportunity to challenge one another.  Students also […]

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