Category: News

The Heart Of The Matter

Every student at Scott Medical and Healthcare College has been taught CPR as part of Restart A Heart Day.

Clinical Research Visit

A group of students from Scott College have had the privilege of visiting the brand new £17m Clinical Research Centre at Derriford Science Park.

Open Events for 2018 intake

In Year 11? Missed our open event to find out about joining Year 12 in September 2018? You can always arrange a visit to meet our Headteacher Mr Cox, meet the staff and also hear from current Year 12 students. Email us at or give us a call on 01752 987010

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What’s In A Name?

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.”

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Tell Me More

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…