This week, Mounts Bay began work on becoming a UNICEF Rights Respecting Academy. UNICEF aims to promote children’s rights in schools in two ways: by supporting schools to ensure that rights are embedded in their ethos and policy-making; and by offering resources and activities to ensure that children and young people can learn about children’s rights in the classroom and beyond. This weeks assemblies introduced students to the UN Convention on Children’s Rights and asked house groups to investigate and adopt one of the >>
Kieran Hughes recently took part in two swimming galas for Penzance Sea Cadets. He won seven gold medals as he won all his races. One competition was at the district level, and was held at RNAS Culdrose. Kieran won four gold medals at this. The Area competition was held at HMS Raleigh and Kieran won three Gold Medals at this. Well done Kieran!
Report by Mrs Trevail Three teams from the Academy competed in the WHPC’s school show jumping competition this Sunday with cracking results all round. The weather was on our side for once and it was rather nice not to get drenched but enjoy warm sunshine and brisk breeze. The open team had an early start to get ready and on site for their first jump time but looking very smart and quietly confident they arrived and were well prepared. The >>
Report by Ananda Lee Megan Lees, Mr. Blackabey and I recently represented Mounts Bay on a visit to the First World War battlefields in Ypres and the Somme. The trip took place between 10th and 13th October and we were joined by many other students from schools around the South West area. The tour was sponsored by the British Government; who are offering for two students from every secondary school in the UK to visit the battlefields (throughout the next >>
Report by Mrs Trevail This weekend we the pleasure of taking the U16 netball team to the County Tournament at Newquay Tretherras School. The early start and windy weather did nothing to dampen their spirits and we arrived raring to go. The section games were tough but the girls showed excellent determination in the face of adversity, leading to two wins over both Wadebridge and Helston. The girls finished the competition in eight place out of thirteen, which >>
Students have been finding out about World Food Day in assemblies led by Mr Smith. World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. The day is celebrated widely by many other organisations concerned with food security, including the World Food Programme and the International Fund for Agricultural Development. The World Food Day theme for 2014 is Family Farming: “Feeding the world, caring for >>
On Tuesday 14th October about 30 arts award students of all three stages (bronze, silver and gold) went to the Hall for Cornwall in Truro to watch the hip-hop/manga collaboration ‘The Five and The Prophecy of Prana.’ The show lasted for approximately an hour and a half and it demonstrated and interlinked several different art forms, the main one being dance. Set in modern Tokyo, the hip hop/manga adventure explores five youngsters who have been dragged into a power struggle >>