23.11.2016

Year 9 Parliament Day

On Wednesday 23rd November 2016 we welcomed Roz Birch, Parliament’s Outreach Officer for the South West, for a series of workshops with Year 9 known as Parliament Day. Beginning with assembly, Roz spoke to students about her role of getting young people into politics and the importance of helping students develop their understanding of democracy… Read more »

17.11.2016

Penrice and Age UK

This term, a selection of Year 10 and Year 11 students have been visiting Age UK’s St Austell Day Centre, based at St Johns church, once a fortnight to spend time with the community. The visits form both part of Thursday’s Penrice Plus initiative and go towards the Volunteering section of the girls’ Bronze Duke… Read more »

16.11.2016

Anti-Bullying Week 2016

“The Power for Good” This week schools across the country are marking Anti-Bullying Week 2016, coordinated each year by the Anti-Bullying Alliance. Anti-Bullying Week shines a spotlight on bullying and encourages all children, teachers and parents to take action against bullying throughout the year. This year’s theme is Power for Good, which aims: To support children… Read more »

14.11.2016

Star Students: Our U14 Netball Team

Congratulations to the U14 Netball team who pulled out a brilliant set of performances on Saturday at the County Tournament to come 7th out of 22 teams! “The 8 teams who got to the quarter finals were of an exceptional standard with a high percentage of county and club players. Penrice have done fantastically well… Read more »

14.11.2016

Messages of Remembrance 2016

On Friday 11th November 2016 as part of the Service of Remembrance at Penrice, each Tutor Group in the school wrote individual messages to be laid by the memorial, promising to ‘never forget’, to ‘always love those we have lost’ and some simply saying ‘thank you.’ Read more about the service here and see pictures in… Read more »

14.11.2016

Showjumping Report: November

It was a brilliant weekend for the Penrice Academy Showjumping squad. On Saturday 12th November 2016, Christiana Dean (pictured above, middle) competed at Tall Trees Arena representing the Academy – she came 2nd in a huge 1 metre open class. This summer Christiana completed a lifetime dream of competing at Royal Cornwall and her summer… Read more »

11.11.2016

Penrice Remembers 2016

On the morning of Friday 11th November 2016, Penrice staff and students came together in the garden for our annual Service of Remembrance. Students from all years and a variety of organisations – from Scouts and Guides to Army and Sea Cadets – paid their respects to service men and women lost in combat around… Read more »

07.11.2016

Pirate FM Christmas Toy Appeal

We are proud to be supporting Pirate FM’s Christmas Toy Appeal this year. Penrice Academy will be one of a number of official drop-off points in Cornwall. Can you help raise a smile for some of Cornwall’s most vulnerable and poorly children? Last year people in the Duchy generously donated thousands of toys for Pirate… Read more »

02.11.2016

Penrice Careers Fair 2016

On Tuesday 1st November we held our annual Careers Fair, an opportunity for our students to discuss the fast approaching GCSE options process as well as talking about post 16 and 18 options with colleges, universities, training providers and employers. Year 10 students were also able to discuss the possibility of Work Experience placements with employers… Read more »

01.11.2016

Celebrating El Día de los Muertos

On Tuesday 1st November, our Modern Foreign Language department went all out to celebrate the Mexican festival of El Día de los Muertos – known this side of the Atlantic as Day of the Dead. Mrs Yeo explains: “Despite it’s rather ghoulish name, ‘the Day of the Dead’ is actually a very beautiful celebration that celebrates the… Read more »

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