14.12.2018

#BringItHome for Cornwall Hospice Care

Penrice Academy Students Fundraise for a Cause Close to Home This year for their whole school fundraising initiative, Penrice Academy students are coming together to raise money for Cornwall Hospice Care, as their Mount Edgcumbe Hospice is just across the road from the school. Every year the Penrice Academy Council, made up of 14 students… Read more »

10.12.2018

French and Spanish Theatre

On Monday 3rd December, Years 7, 8 and 9 French students were entranced once again by the fantastic Onatti Theatre Productions, with their play La salle des Énigmes! Who better to tell you how awesome Onatti Theatre are than our students themselves? “We really enjoyed watching the french play. The plot was very funny; the… Read more »

10.12.2018

Top Results for Year 10’s Lia

Veteran Penrice Brass musician Lia has had a fantastic few weeks! On Saturday 24th Nvember she competed at St Dennis Solo Contest and came away with some top results: Under 15 Slow Melody – 1st  Under 18 Slow Melody – 1st  Under 18 Aire Varie – 1st  Junior Duet Under 18 – 1st  Open Slow… Read more »

07.12.2018

Music Festival 2018

Once again Penrice Academy musicians represented their school at St Austell’s Music Festival, coming away with a fantastic number of awards and top recognition. Mr Jones said: “As always we are extremely proud of the students who took part in this year’s Music Festival. I was really impressed with the number of first and second… Read more »

20.11.2018

Careers Fair 2018

Penrice Academy Holds Biggest and Best Careers Fair Yet On Thursday 8th November, Penrice Academy opened its doors to hundreds students and parents and individuals from colleges, universities and businesses for our annual Careers event. The evening provided an opportunity to obtain information from a variety of sources – Employers, Training Providers, Careers Organisations, Colleges,… Read more »

16.11.2018

The Penrice Language Challenge

We are launching our first Penrice Language Challenge! In our school we have students that can speak a huge range of languages including: English, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese, Putonghua, Lithuanian, Portuguese, Hindi, Russian, Romanian, Polish, Albanian, Shqip, German, Tagalog, Filipino, Japanese and Greek! Our Language Challenge, working with DuoLingo, is an opportunity for students and… Read more »

09.11.2018

Penrice Remembers 2018

On Friday 9th November, Penrice Academy students and staff marked Remembrance Day 2018. This year students worked with Oasis Inspire on their Remembrance for Peace project. The project sees an estimated 20,000 plus children around the country reflecting on and discussing peace. Aimee Stevens, Teacher at Penrice who worked closely with Oasis, said: “Remembrance Day… Read more »

05.11.2018

Penrice Remembers: ‘6190’

Last term for Penrice Plus, Mr Carter’s Art group wanted to create their own response to the centenary of the end of the First World War. Mr Carter explains: “Looking at larger scale projects such as ‘The Shrouds of the Somme’ and ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ at the Tower of London, we aimed to… Read more »

05.11.2018

Year 10 Writer’s Block

Before half term, some of our Year 10 students had the opportunity to visit The Writer’s Block in cooperation with Next Steps Southwest. Miss Archer explains: “This inspiring experience helped our students to create incredible stories with daring and intriguing characters that explored fascinating scenarios!” As well as giving them a fun out-of-classroom experience, the… Read more »

19.10.2018

Penrice Academy’s Big Draw 2018

“Do your best and never stop.” (Stephen Wiltshire) This year for the Big Draw, students at Penrice Academy drew a city together. The Big Draw is a global community festival, which celebrates the universal language of drawing.  Each year the Art Department has been part of the Big Draw, but usually on small scale and… Read more »

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