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Mr Alex Lingard BSc (Hons)
Head Teacher

I was immensely proud of our Young Enterprise Students for their success in the county finals last month. Not only did they perform superbly well in front of a panel of judges and at their trade stand promoting their Fantasy Trading Card Game, they were recognised for their amazing resilience and team work over the last 8 months. This won them the Young Enterprise Cornwall Board Special Recognition Award! The students represented the school exceptionally well and certainly learnt alot from the experience. Huge thanks to Mr Aird for supporting and guiding them along the way. #TeamLiskeard

Double success for Liskeard footballers as we became county champions for both our youngest and oldest students recently! The first crown was for our U12 girls' team beating Mounts Bay in the final. The second victory was for our U18 Football Academy against Truro School. Two amazing scalps as we dominated both games. Huge congratulations to all the students involved and to the PE staff (and Plymouth Argyle coaches) for their inspirational leadership. To have the best football teams in Cornwall is something to shout about! #TeamLiskeard

With the written exams in full flow I just wanted to wish all our brilliant students the very best wishes in their exams. I am really proud of the hard work and resilience they have shown throughout the year. Getting students ready for the exam season is a big operation and I'd like to thank all the teachers, support staff and parents for their amazing dedication and commitment to the students and the school. It really is a team effort. #TeamLiskeard

The Autumn term has seen the introduction of our new school badge which highlights our team approach and belief that every student matters and has a role to play. As you know, our ethos and team spirit was recognised at a national level in the Parliamentary Review in September. This term we have also been focussing on enabling all students to get on with their learning straight away with ‘Do Now’ tasks at the start of every lesson and ‘arrow’ work, designed to encourage students to stretch themselves and aspire to do even better. Our Football Academy has reached the 6th round of the national cup and our rowers have just become County champions! We’ve been awarded ‘Champion School’ status by the National Citizen Service for the second time and we have 3 candidates put themselves forward to be members of the Youth Parliament. The local community and local businesses have kindly donated funding to enable our technology department to purchase a 3D printer and the kit needed to take part in the Greenpower Go-Kart Challenge. We’ve become an Associate School for the Royal Shakespeare Company and are proud to have a World Karate Champion as a member of our staff.

Liskeard students and parents have been embracing the mannequin challenge that is currently sweeping the nation. The first challenge was met by students on the Millennium Bridge during their Art Trip to London. Not wanting to be criticised by the younger generation for not keeping up with the times, I decided to challenge parents, grandparents, students and teachers to strike a celebratory pose at the GCSE Celebration Evening for the Class of 2016 last week. How everyone kept so still, for so long, I have no idea! The challenges are available to view on the website or via our Facebook page.

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Head Teacher: Mr Alex Lingard

Liskeard School & Community College
Luxstowe
Liskeard
Cornwall
PL14 3EA

How to find us

Tel: +44(0)1579 342344

School Attendance Line (24 hours): +44(0)1579 325730

Fax: +44(0)1579 343350

Email: enquiries@liskeard.cornwall.sch.uk

 

 

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