Truro City of Lights

Truro City of Lights

Posted by on Dec 2, 2019 in News | No Comments

Saltash Community School were delighted to attend the Truro City of Lights Festival this year. Representing South East Cornwall, eight lucky Year 7s were selected to take part in a workshop with artist Jill Hudson. They were chosen by their art teachers in recognition of their fantastic work so far in Art. The theme of […]

Vote Saltash 2019: campaigning underway!

Vote Saltash 2019: campaigning underway!

Posted by on Nov 26, 2019 in News | No Comments

Campaigning has begun in Saltash Community School’s mock general election. ‘Vote Saltash 2019’ will see students choosing their own election winner from amongst nine student candidates representing multiple different political parties – both the traditional and the new. The election, which will take place on December 12th along with the UK general election, has been […]

Sixth Formers Quiz General Election Candidates

Sixth Formers Quiz General Election Candidates

Posted by on Nov 21, 2019 in News | No Comments

Saltash Community School was pleased to welcome in the Labour, Green and Liberal Democrat candidates to represent South East Cornwall in Parliament to talk to Sixth Formers about the upcoming election. The panel debate was held in the Sixth Form study room during Year 13’s General Studies lesson, with candidates delivering opening statements before taking […]

Have a go session – Aikido

Have a go session – Aikido

Posted by on Nov 15, 2019 in News | No Comments

This week at the Girls Active Club we had some highly qualified Aikido instructors demonstrating the different areas of this martial art, and then leading a “Have a go” session with the girls. They thoroughly enjoyed this experience, and we are now trying to arrange a 6 week block of sessions to be run after […]

Y11 Aspirations day – November 2019

Y11 Aspirations day – November 2019

Posted by on Nov 7, 2019 in News | No Comments

All of our Y11 students were involved in an Aspirations which was designed to aspire and show them what they could achieve in the future. The day started off with the Exeter Chief head coach Rob Baxter taking questions from our students about coaching a championship winning side including players that represented England in the […]

Y9 Cornwall Skills Show

Y9 Cornwall Skills Show

Posted by on Oct 17, 2019 in News | No Comments

It was an absolute pleasure to take all of our Year 9 students on 4 coaches to the Cornwall Skills show at the Royal showground in Wadebridge on Tuesday 8th October. The students had already had an assembly led by Dave Sellars, our Cornwall enterprise coordinator who was part of the team that organised the […]

Inter House Cross Country

Inter House Cross Country

Posted by on Oct 17, 2019 in News | No Comments

Saltash Community School students from Year 7, 8 and 9, as well as our friends from Landulph Primary School, recently showed fantastic motivation to complete the Saltash Cross Country course. The Inter House Cross Country competition, which took place on the 10th October, saw students compete in the first event of a multi-sport year-long inter […]

Saltash Students make their mark

Saltash Students make their mark

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019 in News | No Comments

More than a thousand students at Saltash Community School have taken part in the UK Youth Parliament’s annual vote on which issues they should debate and campaign on. Each year around a million young people take part, and Saltash has participated for several years. This year ‘protect the environment’ was by far the most popular […]

Promoting a Positive Mental Health

Promoting a Positive Mental Health

Posted by on Oct 11, 2019 in News | No Comments

Students at Saltash Community School have been taking part in a wide range of wellbeing activities as part of their morning tutorial programme. Each week, students participate in structured activities to develop their character and resilience. Sessions range from yoga to animal therapy, from dance to de-stress techniques. One year 10 student commented on the […]

Hate Crime Awareness for all of Year 8

Hate Crime Awareness for all of Year 8

Posted by on Oct 3, 2019 in News | No Comments

We once again invited local police officers in to deliver awareness sessions for all of our students in Year 8, all students were able to listen and understand about what a hate crime is, what the consequences of committing a hate crime is and how it makes others feel. Students also had the opportunity to […]