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All year 7 and 8 students participate in the Accelerated reader programme. This involves them reading a book of their choice and quizzing it on the computer. This gives them a score and also tells them how many words they have read. Amazingly we have a student in year 7 who has achieved a million words read this early in the school term. Willow has read over 1, 200, 000 words since September. To celebrate this achievement Willow has been awarded an Amazon Kindle Fire and certificate. The books she has read are; Nightmares, Harry Potter Chamber of... Read More...

On Friday 17th November, fifty pupils and five staff visited Plymouth Pavilions to take part in the 'Raiders Masterclass' and then watch a live game from the British Basketball League. All fifty pupils took part in an hour of coaching with the Plymouth Raiders community coaching team on the main court before the Raiders first team played in the evening. After the coaching the players took part in a question and answer session with all of the BBL team, which allowed Poltair pupils to ask the questions they have always wanted to ask! We... Read More...

On Saturday 18th November, Poltair School took part (for the first time) in St Austell's annual Torchlight Carnival. A group of Year 7 and 10 students proudly walked through the town displaying an array of lanterns and flying the flag for Poltair. They were delighted to be awarded 2nd place in the schools category! ... Read More...

On Friday 17th November, Mr Adams and the boys attended the East Cornwall finals in Liskeard - contested by 12 schools in a waterfall competition. Poltair were placed against Liskeard, Callington, Penrice B and Roseland in the group stages. Winning 3 and drawing 1 Poltair topped the group and went into the top group for the second half of the day. All the group winners and the highest point runner up went into the top group. This group was made up of Truro School, Bude, Brannel and Poltair. The boys went on the beat Bude and Brannel but... Read More...

Caitlin Parsons, Josh Clemow, Jay Clemow and Summer Dingle recently travelled to Birmingham for the ICO World Cup... They came home with an incredible 13 medals between them! They should... Read More...

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