School closure – Thursday 1st March

School closure – Thursday 1st March

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in News, Notices | No Comments

REMINDER: Due to the weather forecast and current conditions, school will be CLOSED TOMORROW (Thursday 1st March).

School Closure – 28th February and 1st March

School Closure – 28th February and 1st March

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in News | No Comments

Due to current weather conditions, the decision has been made to close the school at 11:30, and the school will also be closed tomorrow. Parents are requested to text their child with a message giving permission to go home or that they will be collected.  We will then register all students and release when we […]

Procedure for Emergency School Closure

Procedure for Emergency School Closure

Posted by on Feb 28, 2018 in News, Notices | No Comments

With the forecast of heavy snow showers overnight and tomorrow, we may have to make the decision to either fully or partially close the school.  If this is the case, a message will posted on the school’s website and our social media platforms.  A text message will also be sent. We also advise that you […]

Saltash.net philosophy students use piglets to inspire their study

Saltash.net philosophy students use piglets to inspire their study

Posted by on Feb 26, 2018 in News | No Comments

Students at saltash.net community school have been using the school’s latest arrivals to approach their traditional subjects a little differently. The school’s livestock area world famousPennywell Miniature Pig, Charlotte, gave birth to nine piglets over half-term, and last week A Level Philosophy students were the latest to visit Charlotte’s brood. They used the piglets to […]

#WorldBookDay2018

#WorldBookDay2018

Posted by on Feb 23, 2018 in News | No Comments

Thursday 1st March is #WorldBookDay2018 and saltash.net would like students to mark the occasion by dressing as book characters with a teamwork theme! There will be competitions and activities in the library throughout the day to enjoy! All students will receive a World Book Day voucher, which you can exchange in book shops for a special World Book Day […]

‘Try for Change’ rugby students enjoy royal meeting at Twickenham

‘Try for Change’ rugby students enjoy royal meeting at Twickenham

Posted by on Feb 22, 2018 in News | No Comments

A group of Year 11 students at saltash.net recently spent a day with the Exeter Chiefs, as part of the ‘Try for Change’ project, which develops employability skills through rugby. A BBC Sport Relief film crew was present, and England Rugby have released a short video with footage from the day. The students offer their […]

World famous Pennywell miniature pigs born at saltash.net

World famous Pennywell miniature pigs born at saltash.net

Posted by on Feb 21, 2018 in News | No Comments

Saltash.net community school is delighted to announce that Charlotte, one of Pennywell Farm’s world famous miniature pigs who is on loan at the school, has given birth to nine healthy piglets. Charlotte, who was bred at Pennywell Farm, arrived at the school shortly before Christmas, and staff and students have eagerly waited for her to […]

Post 16 pathways evening opens doors for students

Post 16 pathways evening opens doors for students

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 in News | No Comments

On Wednesday 7th February saltash.net was delighted to invite over thirty organisations: colleges, universities, training providers, the military and other companies and organisations to our Post 16 pathways evening to set up stands and meet with parents and students. We had a record amount of students from years 9-13 and parents attend on the evening […]

Sixth Form students tackle climate change

Sixth Form students tackle climate change

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 in News | No Comments

Year 13 students at saltash.net recently spent the day debating global solutions to climate change as part of a Mock United Nations Super Learning Day. The students represented twelve different nations – ranging in size from The Maldives to China – with each team fighting the corner of their chosen nation whilst trying to negotiate […]

Saltash.net launches Children’s University Passport initiative

Saltash.net launches Children’s University Passport initiative

Posted by on Feb 14, 2018 in News | No Comments

We were thrilled to see so many of our Year 7’s and their parents attending the Children’s University Passport scheme launch evening, where they were treated to cream teas and goodie bags. They all left inspired by Year 12 student George Seymour who talked about the importance of taking opportunities, as well as the skills […]