7cool and half of 7orange spent today in Morrab gardens. They were tasked with weeding some flower beds and sanding and staining the benches. All the students worked enthusiastically and produced some fantastic results. From weed filled flower beds to fresh turned soil. Chipped faded benches to inviting resting spots. Whilst all this were going on, other members of 7cool were in Pengarth day centre talking to the residents and making memory books with them. Click on an image below >>
This week as part of our adventure learning curriculum we are having a week of project based learning. 7Blue are volunteering their time to the National Trust to help maintain and improve the grounds of Trengwainton Gardens for the benefit of the community. Here they are seen poised and ready to start a day of scrub clearing in preparation for planting tomorrow. We look forward to seeing the final results.
It is difficult not to notice that in three weeks’ time there is a general election. At Mounts Bay we are committed to making sure that all students understand the basics of political citizenship. In assemblies this week are having our own Mounts Bay General Election debates where the Heads of House will present one of the six main parties’ viewpoints, in role, and answer questions from the floor. We are hoping to be following this up the week after >>
During the Easter break, seven MBA students were selected to represented West Cornwall Schools FA (U13/U14) at the ESFA Isle of Wight 2015 Football Festival. This event is renowned for attracting the best school boy Footballers to the island. In particular, professional footballers such as Chris Smalling, Jermaine Defoe, Rio Ferdinand and Robbie Fowler have all played at the festival. All players involved were a credit to themselves, parents, schools and County. Their behaviour and performances were excellent which no >>
On Thursday 19th of March Mounts Bay Academy played a friendly game against Cape Cornwall School. The match was kicked off by MBA with the away side applying a lot of pressure straight away. This caused Cape to make many mistakes at the back. A few shots were fired at their goal not quite coming off. We earned a corner on the right side which was delivered into the box by Ben Chapman straight into the path of the unmarked >>