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From Plymouth School of Creative Arts

12

Jun

Why does the world need an Eden Project?

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Over the past 3 weeks Yr5 have been exploring the driving question ‘Why does the world need an Eden Project?” The children have researched biomes, their features, benefits to the world and dangers posed to them. We have also studied the rainforests and their inhabitants and indigenous plants. The pupils then set about exploring the question by designing their own […]

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11

Jun

Food Songs

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At the end of last half term, the year 2s were given the challenge of creating their own performance, showcasing something they had enjoyed learning about over the previous weeks. Inspired by our work on food and where it comes from, Logan and Jessica created some fantastic musical performances.Logan got the whole family involved in […]

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11

Jun

Choices and Options

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Dear Year 8 and Year 9 parents/carers and students, Please see below information regarding subject Options and Choices for next year. Choices Booklet: For students transitioning from Year 8 into Year 9 Options Booklet: For students transitioning from Year 9 into Year 10 All Choices and Options Forms must be completed by students and parents by 4pm Monday […]

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10

Jun

Tongue Twisters and Creative Voices

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Year One have been simply amazing and embraced our Virtual Learning wholeheartedly. Teacher Leea set them two challenges: Challenge 1- To be able to use their voices creatively. Challenge 2- Tongue Twister Challenge- Inspired by Olivia’s Tongue Twister book that she created.  Here is what they came up with!

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22

May

Welcome Year 7’s!

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Welcome to all our students and families transitioning to Year 7 at Plymouth Academy of Creative Arts in September. We are super excited and looking forward to meeting you. Although times are tricky for schools at the moment, it pushes us to think creatively and overcome the challenges of our transition programme and that important […]

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22

May

Collages and Portraits

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This week, KS3 looked at the collage artist Eugenia Lolis. Students were asked to create their own wild and wacky surreal collages and come up with a narrative. Year 9 have been looking at Picasso’s Cubist portraits. Here are some fantastic examples.

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21

May

Year 3 Non-chronological reports

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Over the last term in virtual school, Year 3 having been enjoying the book ‘Until I met Dudley’ as part of their English lessons. This book has inspired much fun and resulted in a wonderful mix of non-chronological reports. Having completed them, the children were asked to have a go at presenting their creatures ‘live’. […]

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20

May

Inspired By Science

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Olivia talks to BBC Radio Devon about celebrating her 12th birthday during the lockdown. Olivia asked to have a litter picker for her birthday present because she wanted to help to clean up all of the rubbish around her house and to make a positive change in her community. Olivia says that she was inspired […]

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15

May

A Very Special Letter

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Craig has been reading to his year 4 class a book written by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell called “Beyond the Deepwoods” This morning Craig has a very special letter to share with his class. During the film Craig says “books can really help you through some difficult times, and that by reading a good […]

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