In Year 8? Planning for a career in healthcare and medicine? Come along to our open event on Saturday 7 October at 10.30am to find out about joining Year 9 in September 2018. Taking place at our sponsor school Stoke Damerel Community College it’s a chance to hear from Headteacher Mr Cox, meet the staff and also hear from current year 9 students. Our partners from Livewell Southwest, Plymouth NHS Hospitals Trust and Plymouth University Peninsular School of Medicine and Dentistry and Schools of Health and Human Sciences will be there to tell you more about work placements and careers. In Year 11? Come along to our open event on Wednesday 29 October at 6.30pm to find out about joining Year 12 in September 2018.
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…