The very first student to apply for a place at Plymouth’s newest secondary school was a guest of honour at a bolt-tightening ceremony to mark a significant milestone in the construction of the school. Caitlin Owen started in Year 9 when Scott Medical and Healthcare College opened at its temporary site in September 2017 and she attended with fellow Year 9 Alex Stryjakiewicz and Sixth Form students Owen Kilcommons and Marsha Johnson.
In Year 11 and joining ( or want to join) Year 12 in September? Come to our Get To Know You event on 19 April 2018 from 6.30pm – even if you haven’t applied yet It’s at our sponsor school Stoke Damerel Community College there’s free parking in City Business Park. In Year 8 and joining (or want to join) Year 9 in September? Come along to our Get To Know You event on 16 May 2018 from 6.30pm – even if you haven’t applied yet. It’s at our sponsor school Stoke Damerel Community College there’s free parking in City Business Park. You can always arrange a visit to meet our Headteacher Mr Cox, meet the staff and also hear from current students. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call on 01752 987010
Why Scott College… A bust of the famous Plymouth explorer Robert Falcon Scott has been the centrepiece of the entrance to Stoke Damerel Community College for many years. As the new studio school is sponsored by Stoke Damerel, Scott College seemed an obvious choice. “We have consulted widely with students, staff and our studio school partners and considered a variety of names and Scott College was the clear winner” Carol Hannaford, principal of Stoke Damerel Community College “Many people remember the name of Scott Hospital with that clear link to medicine and health,” said Mrs Hannaford Students Given Glimpse Into Scott’s Past “Choosing the name of such a renowned explorer also resonates with the studio school’s spirit of discovery while marking its links to its sponsor school.”
A studio school is a mainstream state school where classroom-based learning and the world of work are more closely integrated. It is a new approach blending traditional teaching with real project-based learning and work experience, in partnership with local employers, leading to GCSEs in English, maths and science, vocational qualifications and real employment opportunities. As well as post-16 A level and vocational qualifications. These small schools are designed for 13-19 year-olds of all abilities for up to 375 students. Working closely with local employers and the universities, studios schools offer work experience linked directly to employment opportunities in Plymouth. Students work in smaller groups with individual support from a personal coach who will meet with them to develop their own personalised learning plan and tailor their curriculum to their individual needs and aspirations. What Will You Learn At Scott College? Scott College is a small school from Year 9 to Year 13 with up to 75 students in each year group. The school is sponsored by Stoke Damerel Community College one of the city’s most popular and over-subscribed schools which is gaining a national reputation for its Dementia Project work Scott College has a medicine, social and health care specialism…