Monthly Archive: February 2020

From Plymouth School of Creative Arts

28

Feb

Job applications and Youth Parliament

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This weeks student voice session saw students learning how to assess job applications. They analysed three different mock applications for the post of a secondary English teacher. When analysing applications Jess in year 8 said: “This teacher has a lower grade in this particular subject, but if his teaching method is good then that is what […]

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28

Feb

BBC Reporter Workshop

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Year 10 UAL Media students took part in a Q&A and workshop with Senior BBC political reporter Jenny Kumah. Students learnt how a BBC reporter researches a story how to conduct an interview both for TV and Radio. Students then went on to conduct their own interviews.This work will count towards the students research and […]

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28

Feb

100 HOMES PROJECT PRESENTS DISPLACEMENT 2

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Broadcast on Red House Radio – 100 Homes Project presents Displacement 2 – 25th February 2020 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 second show is about Plymouth, refugees and the experiences that they […]

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27

Feb

Talking tea pots and a fading rose!

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Students are in their last week of rehearsals for Beauty and The Beast, working hard to polish and finalise scenes, add final stitches to costumes, and finish off the lighting arrangements. Book your tickets now to avoid disappointment, its set to be spectacular! www.pta-events.co.uk/psca Technical Rehearsals! More Rehearsal Shots

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25

Feb

Meet local author Mark Jarvis

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 When intrepid Jack Russell, Ned, investigates a robbery at the local shop, he and his friends the Royal Corgis and Larry the Downing Street cat, become involved in a race across the world to foil a chocolatey plot. Mark will talk about his writing and the journey to publication.  Books for sale & book signing  […]

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14

Feb

Staff take on Challenge!

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Three of our intrepid staff members, Layla (Year 6), Jen (Preschool) and Sarah (Year 1) are doing the London to Brighton Challenge on 23rd and 24th May 2020 to raise money in memory of Mike Beard. They will be walking an incredible 100k over the bank holiday weekend and funds raised will go to Young Lives v […]

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14

Feb

Bake sale success

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The reception team wish to thank all parents who provided donations of baked goodies, helped sell our donations, and families who purchased cakes. We raised a total of £136.20 to go towards our upcoming trip to the Aquarium which will provide a fantastic experience.

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14

Feb

Leadworks hosts student voice!

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The weeks student voice session was held at the wonderful community and exhibition Space ‘Leadworks’. Students looked at the job application process and how it is split into essential qualities and desirable qualities. The students started by coming up with their own job specifications and then comparing them to real-life ones. They then reflected on […]

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14

Feb

Learning about other cultures…

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Reception had great fun exploring new foods, practising using chopsticks, learning about other cultures and choosing fruits for a freshly squeezed juice at Wagamama. The Wagamama staff said that we were one of the best behaved groups that have visited! Great job Reception Children!

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