The Deep Dive into our Performance Sport Programme

By Roberto Pavoni - Deputy Director of Swimming Here at Plymouth College we pride ourselves on having and promoting a balance between academics and our pupils’ other interests. In the sports departments, we have many opportunities on offer for our pupils, but one of the biggest lies within our Performance Swimming Programme. In partnership with... Continue Reading →

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Plymouth College Presents…

Welcome to Plymouth College Presents... Every month, Mr Mutlow will be interviewing influential individuals from Plymouth College who have pursued a career in sport.

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Changing the world of education

My blog has been planned for some time but as you might imagine, I’ve had a few other things at the top of my ‘to do’ list in recent months. I write this first entry at a time when the world around us changes on a daily basis and we all adapt to a new... Continue Reading →

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Yoga 4 Health

“The development of therapeutic, evidence-based yoga is, I believe, an excellent example of how yoga can contribute to health and healing”, Prince Charles 15th Feb 2019.  “The evidence is clear …. yoga is an evidenced intervention and a strengthening activity that we  know works. Now is your time”, Duncan Selbie, Chief Executive of Public Health... Continue Reading →

The Benefits of Yoga

Welcome to my first blog on yoga and wellbeing and what it means to be able to teach what I love. My name is Zoe and this March I embarked on teaching yoga at the new Wellbeing Hub at Plymouth College. I taught a couple of classes and then the pandemic arrived, which found me... Continue Reading →

The Transition into Year 7

We wanted to get an insight into what it is like to transition from a primary education to being a part of Plymouth College Senior School. Here we have best friends, Olivia and Yasmin, who were kind enough to talk to us about what their feelings were going into Year 7 at the Senior School.... Continue Reading →

Boarding during a Pandemic

By Henry Dean Being a boarder during lockdown has been a totally different journey to what we are all used to, how we interact and where we go to for support and guidance, but the underlying ethos has been the same. Even though we have not been able to be physically together we have been... Continue Reading →

The Power of Partnerships

The devastating Covid 19 pandemic has proved memorable for many reasons. As I write this blog, nearly 40,000 people in the UK have lost their lives to this terrible virus and the worldwide total is ten times this number. The impact on our mental and economic wellbeing is not yet fully known but is likely... Continue Reading →

The benefits of boarding

By Mr Matt Byrne The current school closure has provided many opportunities that the fast-paced boarding life here at Plymouth College doesn't always allow. Being woken by the bird song provides a reminder that whilst we are a city centre campus with all the transport and entertainment benefits that brings, we do have a campus... Continue Reading →

One simple act of kindness

As we come towards the end of Mental Health Awareness Week 2020, its theme of kindness feels more relevant and crucial than ever. We find ourselves in the midst of a global pandemic where alongside difficult feelings of uncertainty, anxiousness and isolation, we also have seen remarkable acts of community, connectedness and kindness.  Many of... Continue Reading →

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