Year 11’s ‘official’ last day

May 22, 2015 | No Comments
Year 11’s ‘official’ last day

Year 11’s ‘official’ last day is a ‘rite of passage’ anticipated with a range of emotions by students and staff alike at saltash.net community school.  On Friday 8th May, there was much fun and laughter as the students arrived in an incredible array of fancy dress outfits for their last day of lessons before the […]

Year 11 v The Rest of the School

May 22, 2015 | No Comments
Year 11 v The Rest of the School

On Thursday 30th April the U16 Girls’ Football County Champions team from saltash.net came together for one last time before their GCSE examinations and the end of Year 11.  Determined to mark their incredible success story in a fitting and memorable way, P.E. teachers Mrs Gue and Mr Budd organised a Testimonial match on the […]

Carnegie Medal Shadowing Group

May 22, 2015 | No Comments
Carnegie Medal Shadowing Group

  We currently have 22 students spread across years 7, 8, 9 and 12 who are involved in the Carnegie Medal Shadowing Group. They read the eight texts that are nominated for the award and write reviews for our very own website. We meet each week, on a Friday lunchtime, sharing our views and opinions […]

Showing support for communities far and near

May 20, 2015 | No Comments
Showing support for communities far and near

To show solidarity with the people of Nepal, saltash.net held a non-uniform day fundraiser on Friday 1st May.  Some students chose to wear a ‘onesie’, in keeping with the theme of unity and the showing of compassion for the people who have been so terribly affected by the devastating earthquake.  The grand total of £565.31 […]

Oh! What A Lovely War

May 20, 2015 | No Comments
Oh! What A Lovely War

    Year 12 Drama students at saltash.net have performed an exceptional piece of theatre as part of their final AS practical assessment.  Joe Day, Jasmine Donovan, Megan Easton, JJ Harding and Jessica Jones selected Joan Littlewood’s 1963 Theatre Workshop play ‘Oh! What A Lovely War’ to interpret and update. The play chronicles the story […]

UKMT Junior Team Maths Challenge

May 12, 2015 | No Comments
UKMT Junior Team Maths Challenge

A team of four students from year 8 and 9 were recently selected for the UKMT Junior Team Maths Challenge regional final at Penair School. This is the first time saltash.net has entered the competition and the school was delighted to join 13 other teams from Cornish schools at Penair Community College on the 17th […]

Jamaican Journey

May 11, 2015 | No Comments
Jamaican Journey

Ex-student, Zoe James, returned to saltash.net community school during the week of 20th – 24th April to lead assemblies for years 7 – 11.  Currently on her Gap Year before commencing university in the Autumn, Zoe was invited back to share with the school community details of her journey to Jamaica with other representatives of […]

Saltash votes Squirrel!

May 6, 2015 | No Comments
Saltash votes Squirrel!

The cut and thrust of the hustings, the buzz of the polling station, the drama of the count and the thrill of the close result… Not the real General Election, but much more important – the saltash.net mock election! Over the two weeks up to May 6th eight candidates vied for the votes of the […]

vote.net: let them eat cake!

May 6, 2015 | No Comments
vote.net: let them eat cake!

Students at saltash.net community school have been able to have their cake AND vote for it this week as their vote.net 2015 mock election entered the realm of political muffins. Students were able to choose muffins at morning break topped by a logo representing one of the eight candidates standing in the election – for […]