Monthly Archive: July 2020

From Plymouth School of Creative Arts

24

Jul

Artistic Inspiration!

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Last week students in year’s 7 and 8 were exploring the experimental etchings of the Chapman Brothers. Students were asked to use the artists’ collaborative technique to create their own bizarre Exquisite Corpse. Year 9 students were given a drawing challenge to capture ‘The Natural Environment’. We have had some excellent submissions! Inspired by the Chapman Brothers: […]

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24

Jul

Marines get us moving!

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We had some wonderful support from our neighbours at Stonehouse Barracks this week! An energetic group of marines helped us to move large heavy items around the school site and provided some invaluable help with the transformation. We would like to say a massive thank you to Staff Sergeant Stephen Hutton and his team for […]

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24

Jul

Delicious PTFA Thank You!

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Our wonderful PTFA and parent community surprised all the teachers and staff at school this week with a delicious No Whey Plymouth lunch. We are hugely appreciative of all the support we receive from our fantastic families and community! Thank You!

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24

Jul

Dad Embraces the water!

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A dad went kayaking recently in Plymouth, Britain’s Ocean City!He couldn’t swim last year. But his children love the water, so on a Sunday evening for months over the autumn and winter he went to the Life Centre where he had swimming lessons with our great team.On Friday as a swimming, water confident dad he […]

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15

Jul

Playing with Shadow!

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Last week, key stage three Art and Design students were revisiting the work they did on tone. Students were asked to play with shadows and create a photo in the style of artist and illustrator Vincent Bal. Students were then asked to set up their own still life exploring extreme light and shade in the […]

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10

Jul

Amazing Artwork

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Last week, KS3 were exploring Art museums using a clever virtual tool on Google Earth. Students were asked to ‘browse’ around a museum of their choice, research the gallery and draw an item on display. This is some of the wonderful work. Well done everyone.

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3

Jul

Dig For Victory

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Over the last two weeks, Year 3 have been in the immersion and research stage of their PBL project. They have been making links between rationing during WW2 to modern day – Co-vid 19 – thinking about how growing our own ‘Dig for Victory’ gardens might be  great thing to do…as part of this they have been […]

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2

Jul

Students Shine!

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Millbay Academy students have succeeded again at the Shine School Media Awards!   The Shine Media Awards is a huge part of our academic year and the place to kick start a career in the media industry. The Worshipful Company of Stationers and Newspaper Makers (they established Copyright law 600yrs ago) run Shine to encourage budding journalists and publishers into the industry.  It […]

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