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We are extremely disappointed by the Government's decision to stop the promised funding for Cornwall's Building Schools for the Future programme.

The programme offered an opportunity to transform education in Cornwall in general, and in St. Austell at Poltair School, in particular. We are confident that the delivery of new and improved school buildings, together with the development of new ways of teaching and the use of modern technology would have led to raised standards and better pupil outcomes, thereby improving the life chances for generations of young people in our local community.

We have been actively involved in the preparatory work for Cornwall's BSF plans for over a year and had reached a very exciting stage in our consultations with pupils and other community stakeholders. We are determined that this important work, central to our plans to secure long term school improvement is not wasted. With this in mind, it is now urgent for us to begin a dialogue as to how alternative sources of funding can be secured, so that the present and future young people of our learning community, do not miss out.

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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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!