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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

Bug Hotels, Halving and Beautiful writing!

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We have received some wonderful work from the children in Reception class this week and Lune and Aurelie have also sent in short films! Theo has made a bug hotel, Julia has written about what she would do on the moon, Milo has been busy baking, Oscar made a scene and then wrote about it […]

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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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15

May

Year 2 Investigate Geography

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Last week Year 2 were exploring geographical similarities and differences through studying human and physical geography by comparing life in Kenya and our own lives in Plymouth.  Kyeshia spent the week creating this wonderful poster through the research she undertook, comparing life in Kenya to hers here in Plymouth!

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15

May

EduCare Students Fly!

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We have had another great week in EduCare, the students have been working hard and we have been fitting in some fun activities too! On Tuesday, we had a cross phase paper airplane competition to see who’s plane could glide the farthest! The wind made it extra challenging but it was great to see students […]

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14

May

Art Inspiration!

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We have received some wonderful submissions from our fabulous secondary Art Students! Last week in KS3 Art & Design, students were exploring the illustrative work of artist Emma Dibben. Students created their own illustrations of food and ingredients that they had around the house.  Students in Year 9 have been looking at how African culture […]

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7

May

Lockdown Lens

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It’s at times of historical significance that photography plays an important role in society (maybe a bit dramatic, but it’s true!).  Photographers such as Dorothea Lange, Robert Capa and Sebastiao Salgado bore witness to their own ‘unprecedented times’ and their images have been held up to communicate the story.   Delivering virtual photography lessons, a practical and technical […]

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