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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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12

Jun

Lockdown Student Musicians!

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Lockdown has proved to be a really creative time for many of our students. Brothers and Plymouth Academy of Creative Arts students Kodai and Gen are part of a band with their older brother Kai. Kai plays guitar and Vocals, Kodai plays Saxophone and Gen plays Cajon! Year 10 Kodai says: “My brothers and I have […]

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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

Diving Into Poetry

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In year 5, we have been doing a week by week dive into poetry. We have been amazed by the level of  engagement and the quality of learning, given the current challenge.  Students have created their own Ekphrastic, Kenning, Shape poems and more. To pull their learning together, students have created their own Encyclopedia of poetry. This […]

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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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11

Jun

Art from Old Toys and Masks

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Last week, Year 7 and 8 were getting nostalgic by digging around under their beds and in their cupboards to find their old toys. Students were asked to create observational studies and share their memories. Year 9 have started to design their own masks based on the research they have been conducting over the last […]

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11

Jun

Fire, Fire, Fire, Fire……

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Year 3 have been busily honing their PBL (Project Based Learning) skills to develop their own projects around ‘The Great Fire of London’. Their work is just too beautiful not to share. What a mix, presentations, videos, songs – the effort that was put into these projects was impressive! Check out our students wonderful work: […]

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10

Jun

Virtual, Visible and Connected in Lockdown

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Making connections, engaging students and framing wonderful learning are key elements in good teaching. Lockdown has allowed our staff teams to experiment with using video, both live and pre-recorded as a tool for connection and creative teaching.  It has been wonderful to see students across the school sharing short films of their learning with us. […]

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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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