Genius, generosity and just rewards - newsletter latest

Cape designers are best in the county for their clever invention, students discover the true meaning of Christmas delivering hampers to local old folk, we bristle with pride at our Awards Evening and Mr Denley writes a moving tribute after our Remembrance Service. Plus pics from our Splatastic Club, sporting success, and Mr Jones is grilled by students for our staff profile. Click here to read all this and more in our latest newsletter.  

Glittering Prizes for Cape's Finest

Sam Dougal and Sierra

The cream of Cape Cornwall School stepped into the limelight to receive recognition at our annual Awards Evening last week. Awards were made for excellence in various subjects and for achievements in and outside of school. 

Our Head Boys and Head Girls hosted the evening and A-list designer Sam Dougal presented the most prestigious awards. He inspired our students to face their fears in order to "live the life that you dream of". Click here for more information and to see our winners' photo gallery.


Young Enterprise Students Scoop Top Award

Part of Team Rewind Products

Cape Cornwall Students joined other Young Enterprise groups from across the county at Cornwall Services near St Austell on Saturday (5th December), showing off their ingenuity and business skills by selling items designed and produced by the Students themselves. Their hard efforts won them two awards. Click here or on the photo for more information.


Musical celebration with Pearl of Africa

Pearl of Africa concert

An all-singing, all-dancing troupe of musicians from the Pearl of Africa troupe roused students from Cape Cornwall and surrounding schools during an afternoon of workshops. A tremendous evening concert was met with rapturous applause. The group have been touring schools throughout the country and money raised will help children in schools and homes in Uganda. Click here to see a slide show of the day's activities and read a review from student Ruth. 


Relishing a taste of life at Cape Cornwall

Cape Cornwall student helps a year 6 pupil

Excited children from our feeder schools got a taste of life at Cape Cornwall School during our action-packed and stimulating Taster Day. From racing maggots in science to imagining life on a desert island through prose and drama - all skills were stretched. There was also learning about migration past and present in humanities and making a wheel of hands in art. Click here to watch a short film of the day's events. 

 


Making Cape an outstanding school

Bill Marshall

Bill Marshall congratulates students and staff on the great start to the new term and outlines his vision for the school. 

There's news of our forthcoming Open Day, details of the House system and a request for your help in improving communication between home and school. Read his letter in full here


Our best GCSE results ever!

We are so pleased and proud of our GCSE students with 60 per cent gaining at least 5 A* - C grades including English and Maths. It is one of the best set of results for our school ever.

Bill Marshall, executive head, said; "Students and staff were grinning like ‘Cheshire Cats’ over the grades. The laser-like focus on quality teaching and personalised support for individual students resulted in some of the highest percentages in Cornwall for both English and Maths with 30 per cent attaining A* and A grades.

Click here to see a photo gallery of students (and staff) on results day. 


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Important Dates and Times

TERM DATES

Year 11 English Lit Exams - Weds 20th Jan

Year 9 reports - Week Beg 11th Jan

Rotary Club interviews - 11th - 15th Jan

Year 11 Key to Success Evening POSTPONED to 4th Feb 6.30pm

Yr 9 Career Presentations - 26th Jan 

NEW SCHOOL DAY TIMES

Tutor Time: 8.40am - 9.00am

Period 1: 9.00am - 10.00am

Period 2: 10.00am - 11.00am

Morning Break: 11.00am - 11.20am

Period 3: 11.20am - 12.20pm

Period 4: 12.20pm - 1.20pm

Lunch:  1.20pm – 2.00pm

Period 5:  2.00pm – 3.00pm

End of school:  3.00pm

Canteen Price Increase

Our canteen prices have not changed for over three years but we must now introduce some small increases. Main meals are among around a dozen changes and will rise from £1.60 to £1.70

Please download our Menu for a list of new prices.

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Celebrating British Values

Celebrating British Values

Though Personal, Social and Health Education and the development  of Social, Moral, Spiritual and Cultural, values that are inherent across the curriculum, students are taught to understand that while different people may hold different views about what is ‘right’ and ‘wrong’, all people living in England are subject to its law.(Promoting fundamental British values as part of SMSC in schools; Departmental advice for maintained schools, November 2014:DfE)


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