Year 11 Prom ‘Jungle Book’ – a hit with audiences young and old! Congratulations Mr Wieprecht! U14 Girls’ and U14 Boys’ football teams become County Champions Ofsted report confirms that saltash.net’s mission statement ‘Believe and Achieve’ is evident in practice!

A ‘Polished’ Performance!

Jul 28, 2014 | No Comments
A ‘Polished’ Performance!

On Monday 16th June, saltash.net English department hosted a visit by nine Polish teachers, funded by the European Commission Lifelong Learning Programme, who were exploring pedagogies and practice with regards to teaching English. They visited a range of lessons to get a feel for the ways the school not only delivers curriculum content, but also […]

Prestigious Parliamentary Reception

Jul 8, 2014 | No Comments
Prestigious Parliamentary Reception

To honour this year’s National Teaching Award regional winners, a prestigious parliamentary reception was held in Westminster during the afternoon of Tuesday 24th June. Hosted by Reading West MP, Alok Sharma, the event celebrated the many successes and achievements of the teaching and support staff who were all Silver Award winners in 2014. Making the […]

Year 11 Prom

Jul 7, 2014 | No Comments
Year 11 Prom

The annual Year 11 Prom for students from saltash.net community school was this year held on Thursday 3rd July at Boringdon Golf and Country Club. A large crowd of family and friends gathered to welcome the students, cheering and clapping the fantastic modes of transport, which ranged from vintage cars to giant diggers. The Prom […]

saltash.net Digital Champions run ‘Tech Coffee Morning’

Jul 7, 2014 | No Comments
saltash.net Digital Champions run ‘Tech Coffee Morning’

Tech-savvy students at saltash.net have been involved in running a ‘Tech Coffee Morning’ to help members of the community get the most from their digital devices. As part of the BT Digital Champions initiative, Head of ICT Angus Reith looked to the student population to provide the skills necessary to coach attendees in all things […]

Radio Gaga

Jul 7, 2014 | No Comments
Radio Gaga

  National Teaching Awards Regional Winner 2014 for the Outstanding Use of Technology in Education, Scott Wieprecht, recounts his visit to Radio Cornwall. ‘On Tuesday 3rd June I had the pleasure of being invited to talk to BBC Radio Cornwall about my recent silver National Teaching Award. Luckily, I didn’t really think enough about it […]

Students ‘hop’ to Oxford

Jun 25, 2014 | No Comments
Students ‘hop’ to Oxford

saltash.net community school and the Saltash Gateway Community Interest Company combined to give Gifted and Talented students a taste of Oxford University, as part of a ‘pathway options day’. The students, all high-ability students in Year 10, travelled on the ‘Saltash Hopper’ community bus driven by volunteers Derek Pilgrim and Colin Brown, and were accompanied […]

Calling all former students of Saltash.net Community School!

Jun 24, 2014 | No Comments
Calling all former students of Saltash.net Community School!

This year, saltash.net is working with the charity Future First, a charity that is helping us keep in touch with our school leavers and helping us to reconnect with former students. If you’re a parent, neighbour, friend or older sibling and used to attend the school we’d really appreciate your support. What advice would you […]

‘Jungle Book’ – a hit with audiences young and old!

Jun 18, 2014 | No Comments
‘Jungle Book’ – a hit with audiences young and old!

The summer term production of ‘Jungle Book Kids’ at saltash.net community school proved itself to be a very popular show with people of all ages. Tickets sold out quickly for all three nights and audience members ranged from babes in arms to proud grannies and granddads. The lasting appeal of the 1967 Disney film meant […]

Mathematics marathon serves up three gold medals

Jun 18, 2014 | No Comments
Mathematics marathon serves up three gold medals

With the commonwealth games fast approaching, it was an academic challenge rather than physical that students at saltash.net community school’s Mathematics Department were faced with last month, and one that many rose to the challenge of. At the core of the learning strategy in the department, is games based learning, and teachers use website ‘Manga […]

saltash.net students visit Eden

Jun 16, 2014 | No Comments
saltash.net students visit Eden

saltash.net community school values enormously the outstanding range of resources that exist in Cornwall to enhance students’ learning. Making the most of what the Eden Project has on offer recently was the Design and Technology Department who organised a day visit for Year 10 students currently engaged in a project to create innovative lighting designs […]