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Liskeard

Number of children living in area

Estimated 4930 (From OSCI Local Insight – April 2016)

 

Key issues for the area

Lower amount of qualifications compared to the rest of the country.

Saturation in the job market.

 

Schools in the area

There are five primary schools and one secondary school in Liskeard. Some of the Primary schools are in remote locations up on the Moors and therefore can have problems accessing provision in the town.

 

Variety of music education

As well as class and peripatetic music teachers in schools there are organisations such as Wham Bam Theatre providing musical theatre activity. There is a Caradon Youth Choir offering weekly singing opportunities for young people. Mondays 5:15 - 6:45. Liskeard Public Hall.Ages 7 - 19. A unique choir that allows young people to explore singing and music making in a creative, stimulating and fun environment. Young People Cornwall and RIO are working to ensure that youth services are available to young people in the area. Cymaz Music is working with Liskeard School and Passmore Court supported housing centre on an intergenerational composition project. Cymaz Music has been working for several years in Caradon AP Academy, providing high quality music opportunities for young people attending the AP.

 

CCtM Priorities

  • Support opportunities for multi-partner projects and collaborations
  • Support the community centre to become a thriving centre to become a thriving centre for all
  • Support the work of other agencies and schools by sharing information and contributing to events and consultations

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Partners

Dobwalls Primary School

·         Duloe Primary School

·         Liskeard School and Community College

·         Pensilva School

·         St Cleer School

 

Other stakeholders involved

Your Way – Young People Cornwall

Volunteer Cornwall

Wham Bam Theatre Company

Caradon AP Academy

RIO/ TalentMatch