Scaling the Heights

Scaling the Heights

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in News | No Comments

Assemblies at saltash.net community school during the week of 21st – 28th October were led by two teachers who accepted an invitation back in July to climb to the top of the Brunel rail bridge, learning more about its potential as an excellent resource for the teaching of subjects linked to engineering along the way. […]

Eat My Goal

Eat My Goal

Posted by on Oct 29, 2013 in News | No Comments

The tenth anniversary of the Friends of saltash.net community school’s annual fundraiser ‘Eat my Goal’ took place at Kimberley Stadium, Saltash, on the evening of Friday 27th September.  Originally organised to help raise funds for saltash.net’s bid to become a specialist school in 2003, the event has now become a much anticipated footballing challenge between […]

Central Park tests saltash.net students

Central Park tests saltash.net students

Posted by on Oct 25, 2013 in News | No Comments

A group of Year 11 saltash.net community school students, who are currently undertaking a GCSE PE course, had the opportunity to go to Central Park in Plymouth to test their orienteering skills on a course outside of school. There are a number of routes in Central Park over a 3 mile area, with some routes […]

Prof. Andy Phippen gives talk to students at saltash.net

Prof. Andy Phippen gives talk to students at saltash.net

Posted by on Oct 24, 2013 in News | No Comments

Friday 18th October saw the ICT Department at saltash.net community school host Prof. Andy Phippen from the University of Plymouth, who is working on a collaborative project investigating young people’s use of technology. He listened to the views of pupils from Yr10 and Yr11 on issues surrounding the dangers of sexting, online pornography, ‘new sexism’ […]

Outstanding GCSE results recognised at national awards ceremony

Outstanding GCSE results recognised at national awards ceremony

Posted by on Oct 21, 2013 in News | No Comments

saltash.net community school was thrilled and delighted to learn it was to be the recipient of the national award for outstanding GCSE results 2013, presented by the Partners in Excellence organisation.  Assistant Headteacher and Raising Standards Leader, Kasim Langmead, travelled to London on Wednesday 9th October to collect the award on behalf of everyone at […]

saltash.net welcomes international visitors

saltash.net welcomes international visitors

Posted by on Oct 21, 2013 in News | No Comments

Students and Staff at saltash.net were very pleased to welcome 9 teachers from Croatia to the school on Wednesday 9th October.  Organised as part of a British Council project to encourage the development of international links the teachers were keen to find out more about the reputation saltash.net has for the innovative use of new […]

Wurlitza at saltash.net

Wurlitza at saltash.net

Posted by on Oct 17, 2013 in Advert | No Comments

Be sure to join us for the performance by Wurlitza at saltash.net of a live soundtrack to Sunrise. If you’ve yet to buy a ticket, you are more than welcome to pay on the door. Admission prices are £6 for adults, £3 for child and £15 for a family with refreshments available.

Enemy of the People

Enemy of the People

Posted by on Oct 16, 2013 in News | No Comments

The much anticipated Just Jones & Theatre Company’s production of Ibsen’s ‘An Enemy of the People’ came to saltash.net community school last week and certainly did not disappoint.  Playing to full houses on Tuesday 8th and Wednesday 9th October, Just Jones presented a unique and memorable theatre experience which included some cameo performances by staff, […]

Open Evenings 2013

Open Evenings 2013

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in News | No Comments

Prospective parents and pupils of saltash.net were welcomed to the school’s annual Open Evenings on Wednesday 2nd and Thursday 3rd October. Despite poor weather on the Wednesday evening, attendance on both nights was excellent, with the school’s main hall packed to capacity for the introductory sessions.

Letter for Year 11 students and parents/carers

Letter for Year 11 students and parents/carers

Posted by on Oct 8, 2013 in News | No Comments

Dear Parent/Carer, You may be aware that changes to the Performance ‘league’ tables for secondary schools have been proposed. Given that the students currently in Year 11 are part of a year group that has already experienced significant change in the examination system I wanted to write to you outlining these changes and explain our […]