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Balloon Race

From 9.30am, balloons began to be filled with helium in preparation for Poltair School's annual balloon race! In the 4 house colours- green representing Trenance, blue representing Tewington, red representing Treverbyn and yellow representing Tregrehan, the balloons were filled and placed into a net by a team made up of a mix of staff and Year 11's . Pupils from all four houses, plus staff, had been buying balloons over the past few weeks in the hope of winning first prize of £100 by having their balloon sent back from the furthest landing point.

As 1pm drew closer, the balloons were moved up onto the field, accompanied by Year 11 pupils, eager to celebrate their time at Poltair and say goodbye to the last 5 years. As the crowds began to gather, both staff and pupils stopped in their tracks to watch the release as the 10 second countdown began. Laura Fenner and Sam Cross (this year's Head Girl and Head Boy) were tasked with releasing the balloons. At the strike of 1pm hit, the cord was pulled and balloons released into the sky in an array of colour.

If you find one of the balloons then please return the label to Poltair!


Year 6 Transition

Helping to support parents and students with the transition from Primary to Secondary School

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Home Learning Wonder Wall

Well done to all the excellent work students are producing please see some examples of the work completed each day during distance learning.

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Policy Review

Dear Parents and Carers

As you may be aware, the statutory guidance from the Department for Education around Relationships and Sex Education has changed. Here at Poltair School, we have worked hard to think about how to teach this to our students, making sure that our lessons are engaging and designed to suit the needs of all of our students in an age appropriate manner. Students will have a lesson called Personal Development once a fortnight, in which this and other topics will be covered. This was formerly known as Morals and Ethics.

We would like to get feedback from our community in order to finalise our policy on the delivery of this important curriculum area. Our draft policy is available on our website for your consideration, and we welcome any questions, comments or feedback via email to Clare Price ([email protected]). When we are able to open up the site to parents and carers, we will hold a review and consultation meeting at school to consider our policy and delivery further. Please send any communications by 10th July 2020 at the latest.


Policy - Relationships & Sex Education

Policy - Relationships & Sex Education

Contact during exceptional circumstances

It is important that all children, families and professionals are able to contact key staff to share information in respect of safeguarding and concerns.

Following the wider opening of all CELT schools, there is now a member of the safeguarding team on duty in school every day. Please contact the school directly and ask for the DSL if you have any concerns you wish to discuss.

The dedicated CELT e mail address is still in operation and can be used if, for any reason, you are unable to contact the school;

[email protected]

This will be monitored during office hours only, Monday to Friday.

However, you should contact the Police or Social Care if you feel that a child is at risk of immediate serious harm.

Moments in Time 2020

A reflection on the ideas, thoughts, feelings, surroundings and effects of the Corona school closures on Poltair pupils.

The Poltair Art Department have started a Poltair Pinterest page.

Students are emailing work they have completed at home to their teachers, the work is then showcased on the page.

Some fantastic work on there already:

Moments in Time 2020 - Pinterest



Free Software For Children

Following our upgrade to Office 365 we can now offer all students free licenses to use the latest version of Microsoft Office at home, this includes Microsoft Office on a Mac, and also Microsoft Office on Android or iOS.

Office 365 At Poltair

Click the link above to download your copy now!