Lego Robotics at Ivybridge

Mar 30, 2012

On the 23rd March, the year 6 Lego robotics club visited Ivybridge Community College with Mrs. Collins and Mr. Westcott, where they spent the afternoon working with students from ICC and Yealmpton Primary School, learning how to build and program Lego robots.

Cornish Nuffield Student Glows at The University of Bristol

Jan 3, 2012

A student from the South West was so highly regarded for the work they undertook at their Nuffield placement during the summer, her placement provider took the time to write the below on their experiences and the experience and knowledge the Nuffield student gained.

Olympic Adventure

Jan 2, 2012

Conributed by Nikki Taylor - Active Leisure Development Officer Teignbridge District Council:

I’d like to thank you for inviting me to attend the Olympic Themed event for Yr8 students at Coombeshead College. I enjoyed listening to the presentations and being part of the day’s activities. My highlight was becoming a judge for the day!

Parents view on challenging stereotypes day

Nov 15, 2011

"On 2nd November, my daughter was one of 9 students to go to South Devon College for a gender stereotype day."

"Nuffield Bursary Student and Parent Praise"

Nov 9, 2011

Contributed by Liz Bone of Ivybridge Community College, and her mother Sally Bone

"For my bursary project I designed an antenna. This was a really amazing experience as I had the opportunity to work in a research team."


Winning Business Owner talks about Radio Challenge

Nov 2, 2011

"I was genuinely delighted when the students from St.Cuthbert Mayne asked me to work with them as their business partner for the Radio Challenge and obviously the prospect of winning a radio advert on Palm FM was very appealling!

Nuffield Bursary 2011

Sep 1, 2011

Robin Hayward a sixth form student from South Dartmoor Community College carried out his Nuffield Bursary placement at Plymouth University Geology Department.

A Day at the Races

Mar 10, 2011

30 excited Year 8 and 9 students from Queen Elizabeth’s Community College in Crediton arrived at Exeter Racecourse on the 8th March to take part in a day of activities looking at the use of Maths in racing.

HealthTec: Supporting Education and Health Sector in the South West

Nov 2, 2010

When I took on the challenge of HealthTec in June 2009 as Business Development Manager I knew it would be hard work but I was passionate about the HealthTec concept and from my previous experience working for Aimhigher and Widening Participation I knew the benefit it could bring to learners in the South West.

Marland School Work Experience Award 2010

Jun 10, 2010

Excellent day! Great to see so much success!

Marland School student celebrates success for recent acheivements in his Work Experience placement.