Week 1 This week students challenged themselves with new activities that they can continue to experience throughout their time at the Academy. There was a huge variety of activities available including drama, art, music, photography, film, surfing, football, cycling, food technology, textiles and multiple sports on offer. The activities were designed for students to take on some new challenges and over come new school nerves. Some of the activities included: Creative Summer Cooking Learning to be safe and creative in >>
Congratulations to Harry Hocking, Year 7 , who is now the number one discus thrower in his age group in England. While taking part in the Duchy Minors competition at the weekend at Carn Brea he managed to break the record twice. His first throw of 30.48m smashed the exising record, recording a throw of over 30m for the first time in this age group. On his second throw Harry broke his own record, recording a huge throw of 31.52m. >>
Eight Mounts Bay Academy students competed in the 2014 St Ives Biathlon at the weekend. Aeden McNamara, Mawgan Osborne, Toby Osborne, Fin Burford, Rosie Tonkin, Harris Eddy, Shannon O’Connell and Poppy Burford competed in the junior event. They had to run 800 metre from St Ives Harbour to Porthminster Beach followed by a sea swim back.
Molly Hocking will be travelling to the NEC in Birmingham this weekend (Saturday 19th July) to appear in the final of TeenStar UK. If she gets into the top three acts voted for by the judges the winner will be decided by counting the number of text votes received by each of them. Molly needs all the support she can and so far she is in 5th position on the national Teenstar leaderboard as everyone has got behind her on >>
During Adventure Learning week Year 7 students were given the option of making a film documentary about the week. Miss Tooby showed students how to film, interview and edit and students enjoyed themselves and learnt a lot about how to construct a film. Click here to see a documentary film made by Year 7 students during Adventure Learning Week.
Congratulations to all members of the Music Institute that have earned a Music Medal this year. We have just reached our 40th Medal in just under 12 months which is a huge achievement. In total there have been 25 copper, 4 bronze and 11 silver Medals awarded. This week Stan Roynon has passed his Copper Medal on the Alto Saxophone, and 3 Silver Medals have been achieved; Molly Davey Clarinet, Emily Pullen Flute and Charlotte Hornby Tenor Saxophone. Well done to you all. >>