03.02.2017

Lions’ Gold Award for Daisy

On Thursday 2nd February 2017, Lions Barry Merrifield and Bill Roberts from the Lions Club of St Austell joined Year 10 at Penrice Academy for assembly, to talk about their Young Leaders in Service Programme. The programme, which is available for students of all ages, gives young people the opportunity to volunteer locally, nationally and… Read more »

13.01.2017

NCS Award for Penrice Academy

On Friday 13th January, representatives from the National Citizen Service at Cornwall College visited Year 11 students to present Penrice Academy with a plaque in recognition of the support, time and commitment the school has given to the NCS. The National Citizen Service is a voluntary personal and social development programme for students aged 15–17,… Read more »

15.12.2016

The Invictus Trust

This term we have been proudly supporting The Invictus Trust as our local charity, one of two charities we’re supporting all year. Some of our Prefects, led by Head Students Gabe and Natalie, have been busy this week selling Invictus merchandise including t-shirts and bracelets, in order to spread the message of the charity. Our… Read more »

15.12.2016

Penrice 3580: International Charity 2017

Penrice Academy Students to Ship Container of School Equipment to Africa Students at Penrice have begun planning for this academic year’s International Charity Project. The mission; to send a shipping container with clothes, toys, school and medical equipment to children in Kissi Town, Sierra Leone, Africa, working closely with Project 3580. JUST GIVING. Community project Each year… 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

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 »

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 »

01.11.2016

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 »

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