Monthly Archive: March 2020

From Plymouth School of Creative Arts

27

Mar

World Theatre Day

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So today is World Theatre Day and our drama teacher Hattie wanted to share some links with you to support your arts and cultural education. Here are some resources to watch to help you pass the time in lockdown. Le Navet Bete A great local Theatre Company! “Wizard of Oz”  Full Show Wind in the Willows Musical – Free […]

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27

Mar

Learning From Home!

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Students across the school have been logging on and sharing some wonderful learning with their teachers. This has been happening on Tapestry for Phase One and on Google Classroom and Google Hangouts for Phase Two, Three and Four.It has been fantastic to see so many student’s and supportive families engaging with a huge array of […]

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19

Mar

Support For Children and Young People

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Here are a range of different organisations you can contact for support as a young person. Kooth.com Online counselling and support for young people. YoungMinds.org.uk Information and Advice about your mental health.* NSPCC.org.uk Information and advice about keeping yourself safe.*  ChildLine.org.uk Information and advice about anything that you are feeling worried about. Free Phone line […]

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18

Mar

Support for Families

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Services that Families can access: If you are worried or concerned about a child or young person, you can contact the Plymouth Gateway Service (or equivalent in Devon or Cornwall); the child or young person may be someone in your own family, or friend’s or a neighbour’s child.  Plymouth Gateway Service is made up of […]

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12

Mar

Exams MADE easy!

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To support our Year 11s in preparing for their exams, they had an ‘Exams MADE Easy’ workshop last week.Brought to us by Next Steps South West, MADE for Education presented our students with a two-hour session on metacognition. Exams MADE Easy has been designed to empower students with thinking and learning strategies so that they can make the […]

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12

Mar

Swish Saturday!

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Come along to the clothes swap with a twist! Swish Saturday! Back by popular demand there will be mothers day gift making activities as well as refreshments and the usual fantastic clothes swap!

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12

Mar

Art College Taster Day!

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As part of our ongoing work with Year 11 transitioning into post 16 provision, we recently spent a day with the Pre-degree lecturers at Plymouth College of Art. Students had already experienced a taster day in school earlier in the year and were building on that experience to help them select appropriate courses to apply […]

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12

Mar

Team Building the Army Way!

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On Monday, our Year 9s had a morning of Team Building and Leadership Skills delivered by Army Soldiers!Activities included puzzle solving – lifting barrels using only rope, transferring ping pong balls as a group with open ended tubing, and thinking tasks around problem solving and forensics.Afterwards, Millie said ‘it was a great experience, one that […]

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6

Mar

Lighting Workshop at The House!

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Year 9 Performing Arts visited Plymouth University to have a look around The House and meet the tech team that work in the theatre. Mel and his team introduced the students to a range of different lanterns and discussed why we use lighting in the theatre and the impact it can have on a performance. 

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