Plymouth Academy Of Creative Arts

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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

Summer Projects By PCA!

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Considering a future in art, design or media? Our friends at Plymouth College of Art are pleased to share a set of summer projects, designed to keep you thinking and making like a creative at home.  Whether you’ve already made an application to study Pre-Degree at the college or are still thinking about your next […]

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5

Jun

A Family Tree!

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A FAMILY tree…who are we, who is our family, who is who?  Year 3 got their detective hats on and got in touch with family members to make and develop the details of their own family trees. We looked at how to record connections and how information was written using different shapes and lines.  Every […]

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Year 7 Transition

Welcome to our school! 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 […]

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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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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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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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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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