Tag Archives : Terri Beer


Oreston Community Academy expansion completed

A school expansion project totalling £220,000 has just been completed at Oreston Community Academy. The City Council identified Oreston as part of its basic need programme and agreed capital funding to support the additional places to cope with an increase in local demand. As a result Oreston will be able to take 60 children in […]

Councillor Terri Beer, Cabinet Member for Children and Young People, with children from Oreston Primary School

Plymouth’s under-18s urged to vote in youth election 2018

Young people in Plymouth are being urged to vote in this year’s UK Youth Parliament election. A total of eight candidates are set to battle it out to become one of four young people to represent the city’s youth at a local, regional and national level. The successful candidates will act as the voice of […]


2017 GCSE and post 16 results statement

The finalised GCSE and A-Level results for Plymouth show a mixed picture. The city’s A-level results are broadly in-line with national figures, with students receiving average grades of C+ for their best three courses. GCSE results are showing performance of Plymouth schools is below other parts of the country. In English and mathematics a total […]


Life Chances Fund to change lives in Plymouth

Up to 40 women in Plymouth are set to benefit after Plymouth City Council secured an in-principle grant of £540k from the Life Chances Fund. Over the next three years, the money will go towards the development of a new service in Plymouth, specifically for families experiencing a cycle of repeated care proceedings, to try […]


Building begins at Plymouth primary school

Work on Yealmpstone Farm Primary School is set to begin. When the £2.8 million works are complete, the Plympton-based school will be able to offer 420 places for local children; exactly double the 210 it can provide today. Contractors Ryearch Ltd will arrive at the school on Wednesday and will set up and prepare the […]


School sites set for investment

Three Plymouth primary schools are set to benefit from a series of improvement works. The biggest project will see a £2.8m expansion to Yealmpstone Farm Primary School. When works are complete, the Plympton-based school will be able to offer 420 places for local children; exactly double the 210 it can provide today. Meanwhile, Laira Green […]