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Jessica Hynes, star of W1A, Spaced, Years & Years and recent BAFTA winner, spent the day at Liskeard School and Community College working with students and discussing the benefits of studying drama at school. Jessica is the patron of National Drama and is heading up a campaign to ensure schools keep drama as a valued part of their curriculum. Jessica had heard of the great work at Liskeard School so spent the day working with GCSE and A Level drama students as well as talking to students about how drama has helped them and why it is an important subject to do.

Congratulations to Joshua Pierce in Year 7 who has qualified to compete for Great Britain at the Martial Arts ICO World Championships in October after winning gold and silver medals at the recent British Open.

 Joshua trains with the Byrne Black Belt Academy in Bodmin twice a week plus an additional weekend training session once a month.  Pictured here with his coach, at the recent South West Series finale held in Gloucester, he ended up winning two overall category trophies in addition to a number of golds, silvers and bronze trophies and medals.​ 

We wish him all the best in the World Championships next term.

A prize-winning quartet including two young professional musicians from Cornwall is returning to give their debut concert in the Duchy at St Martin's Church Liskeard on Saturday 15th June.  The programme includes quartets by Haydn and Mendelssohn together with two less well known works, Janacek's ‘Intimate Letters' and ‘Sonnets et Rondeaux' by Giovanni Sollima.

The Anella Quartet was formed by four current and former students at the Royal Northern College of Music, and takes its name from the Cornish word Anella meaning Breathe.  Cellist Ellie Boney former Liskeard School pupil and viola player Becky Stephenson whose family live in Looe first met in the National Children's Orchestra then studied together as undergraduates at RNCM. 

Liskeard School and Community College challenged all their students in KS3 to enter the County competition on hate crime for National Holocaust Day. Students could either enter in the short story or picture category.

The uptake from students was overwhelming, and a selection of the entries were taken to Truro Cathedral to compete against other Cornish schools.

After being crowned Cornwall County champions our Under 15 girls’ cricket team recently travelled to Southampton to participate in the South West finals of the 2019 Lady Taverners’ Indoor Cricket Competition.

The team of nine Year 9 and 10 girls left Liskeard at midday and after a four-hour journey interrupted by a short break at a service station they arrived, for their overnight stay at the very

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Head Teacher: Mr Alex Lingard

Liskeard School & Community College
Luxstowe
Liskeard
Cornwall
PL14 3EA

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