Happy New Year everyone. I hope you all had a great Christmas break. We wish everyone the very best for 2020
Thank you to all for your continuous support, commitment and friendship to Plymstock School
We look forward to publishing stories in the New Year that celebrate the work of our staff and the many achievements of our wonderful students.
This week’s blog contains some updates on the collections we did before Christmas and we look forward to next week’s School Show by revisiting some of our previous productions.
Updates on last term’s collections
I’m delighted to report that the following amounts have been raised by Plymstock School. We would like to thank all the students, teachers and parents who contributed to this year’s collections.
Christmas Jumper Day
Final total for the Christmas Jumper Day – over £400!
This week year 12 psychology students were looking at the humanistic approach. They were looking at the work of Maslow and his hierarchy of needs. The students below were some of the ones who created a hierarchy of needs that were most similar to Maslow’s. They are: Abigail, Kacie, Emma and Lauren. Well done students!
We are starting a new term with a Careers Insight focused on the Emergency Services #Gatsby Benchmarks
From Firefighter to Paramedic; there are so many opportunities in this sector!
Check out : https://www.careerpilot.org.uk/job-sectors/emergency/job-profiles to find out more about specific job roles in this sector.
The Careers Team
Military Kids Choir
Students of the week
All our winners have demonstrated Endeavour, Resilience and Empathy; Plymstock School students striving to “Be the best you can be”
Our winners include:
Amber and Jessica for their excellent work ethic and commitment to learning in Science.
Bradi has been nominated by the Year 10 pastoral team as he is working really hard in lessons. He has really turned things around this academic year and is working especially well in Construction. Bradi is full of personality and smiles and makes us laugh on a daily basis!
Izzy who has been nominated by Mrs Slade for the work that she has put in for her RS exam paper during the recent Year 11 mocks, her personal achievement is outstanding.
Jensen has been nominated for giving 200% in French by Mrs Kent. He works so hard at home, completes extra work and is a very pleasant and kind person too. An absolute pleasure to teach.
Joey has been nominated by our exams team this week. He is always extremely polite, several invigilators have commented on his manners and he appears to be trying really hard in the GCSE exams he has sat this week.
Javier has made a really impressive start at Plymstock School. He attends period 6 four nights a week after school and is working really hard. He is polite and respectful and has made a great first impression. The Year 11 pastoral team are really proud to have him as part of the year group.
Josie she missed most of her mocks due to illness but has come in this week keen to get them done, sometimes doing three exams in a day to get caught up. She showed great resilience and determination.
Reuben worked very hard to prepare for his GCSE History Mocks. He completed catch up work and extra sessions to ensure he had covered work his class had done before he joined Plymstock School, as well as revising the sections of the course he had done since joining us. His effort paid Off. Mrs Wilkins was delighted that he achieved his pathway grade in all 3 exams for History. Well done Reuben.
Don’t forget that next week Plymstock School proudly presents this year’s School Show ‘SISTER ACT’
Please come and see how amazingly talented our students are! The set is up, the students are rehearsed and we are ready to go. We can’t wait for you to watch this high energy show with lively, memorable songs. You will be dazzled and amazed by the dedication and professionalism of our students who have been enthusiastically rehearsing for this lively production since before Christmas. The staff and students have put in an extraordinary amount of time and hard work.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased via Parent Pay, although hurry as seats are going fast…
Ticket prices: Adults £6, Students £5, Family of 4, £20
Monday 13 January / Tuesday 14 January / Thursday 16 January and Friday 17 January
Here are some production photographs from today’s rehearsal.
We really value the support of everyone who will come to watch – without the huge levels of support these opportunities wouldn’t run.
As a little taster of things to come, I’ve included a selection of photographs below from some of our previous productions.