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  • Bringing Books To Life

    Characters from all over the written world made an appearance at school on Thursday. Graphic novels were represented by Harlequin and The Joker, classics Nancy Drew and the Cat in the Hat popped by … more

  • It's Flipping Well Pancake Day!

    Well, we couldn't let Pancake Day go by unnoticed could we and our group of students who are in the process of fundraising for the skatepark that they are developing began their efforts with a … more

  • Making An Exhibition Of Ourselves

    Following our World War One Project Celebration and the announcement of our winning dioramas, our students' work is now being exhibited as part of the World War One exhibition at The Museum of … more

  • We Are Ground-Breaking!

    On February 23rd, a group of student representatives, staff and governors met at Steart Farm to mark the beginning of the new school build with a ground-breaking ceremony.

    The mood was light- … more

  • Health Fayre

    On 10th February we had our Yoga project celebration event, the Route 39 Health Fayre.

    Parents and all the students came to view the work and see the other stalls, for example gathering … more

  • This is the 39 O'Clock News!

    On Wednesday 21st February some lucky students went to Plymouth Marjon University to do a Television Journalism Workshop.  Some of them got the chance to have a go at reading the news, while … more

  • Aim Higher Than High

    On Tuesday February 21st mountaineer Ed Buckingham came to launch 'Project Everest' by talking to the students about conquering the world's highest mountain.

    “I'm thinking that the fact that … more

  • Aim High

    On Thursday 9th February 15 students from Route 39 Academy had the opportunity to experience what life is like at University thanks to The University of St Mark and St John in Plymouth.

    The … more

  • Life At War

    This week the Stretch students presented their English/Humanities World War 1 project work to staff and parents.


    This work included their biographies on prominent World War 1 figures, a … more

  • Cooking the Books

    Applying their knowledge of ratio and proportion to recipes, Pre Stretch have been whipping up a selection of cheesecakes and banoffee pie. Students made a selection of desserts carefully following … more