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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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6

Mar

World Book Day 2020!

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Dear Parents,What a fantastic World Book Day!The costumes were stunning; thank you for the creativity and the fun you all brought to school and for all of your support at home; the children really did look fabulous.We hope that you all received your book token and that you get yourselves a great book to enjoy. […]

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6

Mar

Join Our Preschool

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Here at Plymouth School of Creative Arts Preschool, we offer spaces for children from their third birthday.  Keeping to the whole school purpose of Creative Learning, Social Justice, we work with our families and community to provide a setting suitable for the individual child. This also supports transition into the school in reception, so rather […]

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6

Mar

Breakfast to celebrate attendance

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Each week, as part of the tutor programme, the students are able to see their current attendance percentage through an attendance tracker. This is recorded in their student planners each week and gives the students ownership over their school attendance. Alongside showing the attendance percentage, the tracker shows a green arrow, a red arrow or […]

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3

Mar

Ocean explorers visit the Aquarium

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On Wednesday 12th February, Reception went to visit the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth to help conclude their topic ‘Ocean Explorers’, researching information to support our the question ‘What do we love about the sea?’. The children covered topics such as plastic pollution, rock pool life, as well as learning lots of information about sharks, […]

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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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