Penrice Remembrance Poppies

With this year’s Remembrance Day fast approaching, Mrs Brittain has brought in 100 knitted poppies in support of the international cause. Mrs Brittain explains: “My husband’s grandma has knitted poppies to raise money for the British Legion Poppy Appeal and asked if Penrice could help! We encourage our students to wear a poppy on Poppy… Read more »


The Big Draw 2016

On Monday 10th October, some of our talented artists created two stunning murals around the school, using a projector and some pencils, as part of this year’s Big Draw. The designs, which have transformed big areas of previously blank space, can be found in the Humanities Block and the Canteen. Well done to our Big… Read more »


Cornwall Careers Show 2016

On Thursday 13th October 2016, the whole of Year 10 from Penrice Academy attended the Careers Show in Wadebridge to experience life beyond Penrice. The Careers Show sees over 100 exhibitors come together at the Royal Cornwall Showground to give visiting students the opportunity to ask questions, try new things, discover existing skills and passions… Read more »


Sport Report 07/10/2016

This week is very much a week all about the boys. Whilst the girls have spent the week training hard in preparation for a busy week of fixtures of Netball and Hockey next week, the boys have been competing in Rugby Sevens and Rugby fixtures versus Fowey. On Tuesday the Y8 boys travelled to Penair… Read more »


Penrice Plus: Week Two

Thursday 6th October saw the second week of Penrice Plus – a new Extra Curricular initiative which gives every student in the school the chance to take part in a huge array of clubs and activities. For an hour each week students can join staff to experience anything from additional study time and learning to… Read more »


Penrice Academy: Future Stars

Last year a selection of Music students from Penrice Academy spent two days recording at St Austell College to create their very own CD known as Future Stars. “I am so incredibly pleased with and proud of the recordings our students have made after some really hard work. It sounds great!” (Mr Jones) You can… Read more »


Academy Council Team Building 2016

On Friday 30th September 2016, our Academy Council for this year spent the day together at BF Adventure near Penryn, working together on problem solving activities and team challenges. BF Adventure, an adventure park set in an old quarry, offers a host of activities for visiting schools, colleges and organisations over a stunning 60 acre… Read more »


Swift Shuttles Badminton Club!

Interested in playing Badminton? Aged 11-16? Come along on to Swift Shuttles in the Sports Hall at Penrice Academy. * Thursday nights 6pm until 7pm (starting 13th October) * All abilities welcome * Mini coaching sessions * Only £2.50 per session * Run by a fully qualified Level 2 (Badminton England) Badminton Coach * Rackets… Read more »


We Launch Penrice Plus!

On Thursday 29th September, over 500 students at Penrice Academy stayed behind after school for a whole range of extra-curricular clubs, from learning ukulele and mastering origami, debating important issues and planning how to improve the gardens of the school, to taking to the gym, sports hall and the fields for all kinds of sport… Read more »


Work Experience Awards

On Friday 23rd September during our Year 11 assembly, no less than 58 students were handed Heads of Year Awards for their effort, enthusiasm and professionalism during their Work Experience in July. Mr Sutcliffe explained: “The Head of Year Award goes to students who were nominated by the visiting member of staff, employer or myself… Read more »

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