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Tuesday 31st January 2017

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Dyslexia Awareness Workshop

Saturday 28th January 2017

On Wednesday 25th January, we held a Dyslexia awareness workshop for Year 7 parents. The afternoon was well attended, with parents joining in study skills activities and learning more about Dyslexia. There were opportunities to discuss Dyslexia and our provision with SEN staff. The students that helped at the event, were praised for their politeness and their excellent behaviour. Please look out for our upcoming workshop on assistive technology, which is planned for the 15th March....

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Mabe Primary School - Big Build

Saturday 28th January 2017

Our Construction department were joined this week by some reception students from Mabe Primary School. As part of their Big Build curriculum activity, the students observed our own construction students, mixing mortar and building walls. They then had a go at bricklaying themselves. The primary school students really enjoyed the experience, as did Mr Philpott, the Head of Faculty, who said that the department would love to work with Mabe and other primary schools again in the future....

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International Musicians Seminar Oboe Quintet Performance

Tuesday 24th January 2017

The College is pleased to announce that we have been offered some free places for students, through CAST (Cornubian Arts & Science Trust), to attend the International Musicians Seminar Oboe Quintet Performance. The International Musicians Seminar, renowned for its seminars and masterclasses at Prussia Cove, and known throughout West Cornwall for its annual concert series, is embarking on a new tour across Cornwall. Five internationally acclaimed musicians will perform some of classical music's most exciting chamber music. Bringing talented young performers together with seasoned professionals, the quintet includes Lesley Hatfield, leader of the BBC National Orchestra of Wales; violinist Laura Lutzke;...

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Raising Funds for Charity

Friday 20th January 2017

We are delighted to announce that the College has raised a total of £2,738.21 for the following charities, since September 2016: Charity / Organisation Amount Raised Children In Need £1,011.04 Alzheimer’s Research UK £627.60 Thrombosis UK £427.22 Save the Children £391.22 Helston Memory Café £100.00 Shelterbox £95.63 Lindsey Lodge Hospice £58.50 Anti-Bullying £27.00 Total £2,738.21 ...

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Invitation to play with the RAF Regiment Band

Friday 20th January 2017

Last week, Clive King and Sam Parker from our Music Department, took a group of budding young musicians to see the RAF Regiment band, who were performing at Penwith College. The band were touring for ten days and our students were very fortunate to be invited to see them. The Concert began with a piece called 'Brooklyn', which was a Funky Tuba feature, and then went on to feature a woodwind Quintet. Some of our students were invited to join in for the final three pieces.  They were Freya Tatham, Maia Roberts, Lucy Treloar, Shannon Standing, Edward Cox, Ethan Bray and especially,...

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'Joining Forces' Art Project

Wednesday 18th January 2017

We are fortunate to have been selected to be part of the 'Joining Forces' art project, which is being organised by Helston Museum.  The artist, Tony Minnion, who lives and works in Cornwall, will be coming into the College on Thursday 26th January and 2nd February (after college), to work with students, to produce a piece of artwork. The work the students produce, will then be exhibited as part of a large exhibition around military life, in Helston Museum.   Any student with a military connection, can take part in this wonderful opportunity and bring a friend as well.   If your child...

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Alice in Wonderland

Thursday 12th January 2017

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Enrichment Programme - Spring Term 2016.17

Monday 9th January 2017

To see a full list of the After College Activities on offer, please click the link below. Enrichment Programme - Spring Term 2016.17...

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Newsletter - December 2016

Thursday 15th December 2016

Our half-termly newsletter for the end of this year, can be found on this link Newsletter - December 2016...

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