Home Learning During the Third Lockdown

Coronavirus has thrown up a myriad of challenges for schools across the country and each institution has its own unique circumstances. It is clear that there has been some outstanding practice across the independent sector and some innovative approaches to online learning and activity provision. All staff who work in education deserve a huge pat... Continue Reading →

Do We Need Music in Schools?

Many might imagine that music within school is just a ‘nice to have’, however it has been proved time and time again that taking part in music is so much more than just a lovely ‘hobby’.  Indeed for many Plymouth College alumni, music is how they have gone on to forge their place in the... Continue Reading →

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 →

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