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Geography News

Posted: 7 October 2015

On Monday 16th November Martin Dawes will be in talking with A level geography students about their Pollution and Human Health at Risk unit.

Martin is a well known BBC News Correspondent and UN representative, who now works in London with a network of organisations in the aid sector dedicated to reform. The reform is to try to make sure there is full two way communication with disaster affected communities as this makes them stronger and creates more effective responses.

Ebola was a case where this lesson had again to be learned – but paid dividends.

This is an incredible opportunity for the students to engage a professional who has first hand experience of the impact of Ebola on the demographics and infrastructure of West Africa.

Opportunities in Drama

Posted: 6 October 2015

Studio Sessions:
Starting 15th October: Acting for Shakespeare with Natasha Buckley (RSC) Suitable for year 9 – 13, 8 week course Thursday 4.15 – 6.30 (£10). Please see Mrs Pearson for further details

Coming soon:
Blood Brothers actors workshop
Stage Combat
Stag makeup

LAMDA ( London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art):
Gain qualifications and experience in Public Speaking , Speaking of Verse and Prose, Acting or Mime qualifications with Vanessa McCarty in small group lessons. Suitable for all years – please see Mrs Pearson for a letter

Netball and Football News

Posted: 2 October 2015

On Tuesday 29th September Tavistock College took a netball team and a five aside football team to Asbury Golf Hotel Okehampton for a Cooperative Schools event. The pupils were extremely lucky to get the opportunity to perform on brand new astro and indoor netball courts.

The girls had 11 teams to contend with and after a slow start they started to grow in confidence and secured a win and a draw placing them 3rd in their pool. The boys won three games, drew one and lost a game they played with great determination and a positive sporting attitude.

All the pupils were a credit to the College and a pleasure to spend the
day with.

The girls players of the match was Tabitha Myler and Mrs Doyles star
player was Tabitha Myler

Captain was Emilia Barrett.

Mrs Doyle

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