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Acorn Academy Rocks

This summer term we have been working with the students at Acorn Academy in Penzance to produce radio and video content, the aim being to give an insight into the industry and also boost aspirations and raise confidence. The second part of our sessions focused on...

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Disability Confident

We had such a good time with Cafe Chaos and Pluss at our latest Positive People event ... we're going back! Join us and the Positive People team as we host a free business networking event to help local businesses reap the benefits of a diverse workforce. We'll be...

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Exam Stress Busters

It's prime time for exam stress! No two ways about it. With the new GCSEs in place from this year and A Level pressure for grades for Uni ... how do you keep a cool head? At the halfway point of exam season we've been looking at top tips to cope and came across a...

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Join Our Exciting New Video Project!

Want to have your say on the things that matter to you? Want to learn how to produce video and social media content? Well, if you’re aged 10 – 16 you can join our new project ... ‘Youth In Mind’ is place where you get to call the shots. Literally! Pirate FM will train...

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Calling All Creatives & Entrepreneurs

Are you under 25 and have a brilliant idea for a business or service? Do you want to share your creative talents and get a great product or idea out into the world? How do you go about setting up your own enterprise in Cornwall? We have been chatting with one of the...

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Acorn Aspire

We love our work here at Pirate Education & Training - and one of the highlights is hosting groups at the Pirate FM Studios to give them a shot of inspiration and a taste of working in the media industry. Our latest visitors were a group of young people from Acorn...

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Change Cafe Launch

Each Thursday Café CHAOS in Truro is transforming itself to become the Positive People Change Café! The aim is to create a friendly meeting place to gather information about the Positive People program and access the support available. If you are out of work and...

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Youth In Mind

We’re proud to introduce ‘Youth in Mind’ - our collaboration with Headstart Kernow to give young people in Cornwall a platform to be heard. Over the next year we will be working with groups of 10 – 16 year olds; training them to plan, produce, present and film a...

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Clean Cornwall and a Circular Economy

We have teamed up with Clean Cornwall and ashortwalk to help deliver an exciting new project focusing on a circular economy in Cornwall.  As part of the scheme, 6th Form Business & Enterprise students at Newquay Tretherras have been asked to help market a new...

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Exam Countdown

So this is it. Summer exams are looming closer and it's time to pull the stops out! There are so many revision tools out there and most schools and college will have their own recommendations and subject resources to share with students as well as techniques. Here at...

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Summer Term 2018 Offer

Fancy bringing Pirate FM to your school this summer? For less than £200? This fantastic offer is available to primary schools across Cornwall in May and June. Our team of media professionals can draw up a bespoke session to fit in with class topics or school events....

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When I Leave School …

This year's main careers events for Pirate Education & Training have now ended and what a priviledge to have met so many young people across Cornwall's Secondary Schools! As well as introducing students to a career in the media and offering the chance to have a go in...

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