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  • Falmouth Marine School student achievement celebrated with awards

    By Em_Williams at 13:01 on 24/02/13
    Falmouth Marine School Awards winners Award winners Ross Shortman and Nathan Reynolds.
    The annual Student Promise Awards at Falmouth Marine School have been held this month to honour those students who have made significant achievements. The event saw a number of them presented with certificates and prizes to mark their efforts. The Awards recognise academic achievement but also celebrate other factors such as determination in the face of adversity and distance travelled. Scheduled half way through the academic year,...
  • Local artist transforms Falmouth Marine School's courtyard

    By Em_Williams at 11:41 on 07/02/13
    Cosmic gets input from students at Falmouth Marine School
    A plain wall at Falmouth Marine School has been transformed into a masterpiece representing the college from the students' point of view thanks to local artist Cosmic. Cosmic first met with students in September at the annual freshers' fair to gather some of their ideas for a mural design. Following his initial discussions he visited the college a number of times, working with the students to get them involved. Cosmic said: "Ther...
  • Information evening at Falmouth Marine School

    By Em_Williams at 15:32 on 26/01/13
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    Falmouth Marine School is holding an information evening for prospective students and their parents on Thursday 31st January. The event will run from 5pm until 7.30pm and is an opportunity to get a feel for student life, meet staff and students, explore the various departments and gather information on the courses on offer. With all Year 11 students now having to stay in some form of learning or training until they are 17, the evening...
  • Cornish Headteachers Call for Action After GCSE Marking Changes

    By Em_Williams at 15:41 on 05/09/12
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    Following concerns about the marking of some of this year's GCSE papers, Cornwall Council and CASH (Cornwall Association of Secondary Headteachers) have issued a statement expressing their concern about how and why it happened. Questions over the marking were raised last month when it emerged the grade boundaries had been moved part way through the year. GCSE results for Cornish secondary schools held firm this year despite the...
  • Penryn College celebrates academy anniversary

    By Tom_Bailey at 11:46 on 20/08/12
    Henry Preston, chair of governors at Penryn College and partner at Preston Goldburn
    The head teacher and chair of governors at a local school have hailed its move to academy status as a great success as it celebrates its one year 'academy anniversary'. Penryn College, which provides education for more than 1,000 pupils, is a leading secondary school in the region and has been nationally recognised for its achievements, particularly academically and in leadership. The move to academy status during the summer of 2011...

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