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Belgian Students Visit

Liskeard School & Community College was delighted to welcome 49 students and staff from a school in Belgium. The group were visiting the South West and paid a special visit to the school to have a taster of British school life.

After a welcome from Assistant Head Teacher Mrs Penberthy and Modern Foreign Languages Teacher Mrs Lofthouse, They started the day with PE Teacher Mr Lemin and a group of Sixth Former Leaders to take part in some team building activities whilst enjoying the glorious Cornish sunshine.

Restormel Will Kitto

The Technology Department at Liskeard School & Community College has nominated Sixth Form student Will Kitto for the top award for his outstanding work throughout his A Level Engineering course.

Will produced a product of high complexity and engineering competence. He designed a gearbox complete with all the internal components on industrial software located at Liskeard School called Solidworks. His Computer Aided Design and CAD engineering drawings were commended by Jim Underwood, managing Director of Restormel Machine LTD.

Cornwall U18 Badminton Team

Liskeard School and Community College Year 9 student Cara Collins was recently part of history as Cornwall Under 18 Badminton competed at the National Inter Counties Tournament. Cara, who is ranked 4th in the Under 15’s nationally in badminton, was part of the Cornwall team and played superbly throughout.

Liskeard School Young Enterprise Students

A young group of enterprising students from Liskeard School and Community College have recently been recognised for their business skills and resilience by a panel of top Cornish businessmen and women. Fantasy Trading Cards Cornwall, a Young Enterprise Company, were awarded the ‘Special Recognition Award’ at the Young Enterprise Innovation Awards in Penzance in May.

The Science Department at Liskeard School has once again been celebrating National Science Week in style.  This year, to mark National Demo Day, 86 Year 4 and 5 students were treated to an interactive demo session on the theme of ‘Change’.  After measuring how much their pulse changed during exercise, the students observed Mr Inger dissecting an Ox heart.  Following on from this, students learned about how the energy in the food they eat is changed into energy which can be used by the cells in their body; they burned Monster Munch and Wotsits to measure the energy released and Mr Inger burned giant methane fireballs to demonstrate the energy released during combustion.  This was all brought together through the annihilation of a Jelly Baby which was reacted with oxygen to demonstrate the true reaction which releases energy in every cell.  The year 4 and 5 students were supported by our very professional and knowledgeable team of Liskeard Science Leaders.  An entertaining morning was had by all and our visitors went back to their primary schools buzzing with excitement.

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Contact

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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