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 »

17.10.2018

Kieran’s Endeavour Award

Meet Kieran – Endeavor Cup winner! Friday 12th October was the St Austell Swimming Club’s AGM and Presentation evening, held at St Austell Cricket Club. This was a well-supported evening with adults and children from Swimming, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Masters. Awards and medals for the swimmers were given out by the new Head… Read more »

12.10.2018

Angus – Champion Swimmer

Meet Angus, Year 11’s champion swimmer It was an amazing summer for Angus. On Friday 3rd August 2018 he competed in the 50 metre breaststroke at Pond’s Forge, Sheffield in the English National Summer Swimming Championships. Only the fastest 20 swimmers in England in each age group are invited.  Only 2 other boys from Cornwall… Read more »

10.10.2018

Remembrance for Peace

Remembrance Day is always a big deal at Penrice Academy. It is arguably one of the most important events of the calendar and it means a lot to our staff and students to mark it each year. To mark Remembrance Day this year at Penrice we are creating a Remembrance Wall, which will be a… Read more »

08.10.2018

Christmas Card Competition 2018

It’s that time of year again – your chance to design Penrice Academy’s official Christmas card. The Task: To design Penrice Academy’s official Christmas Card for Christmas 2018 The Theme: ‘What Christmas means to me.’ The Design: To be submitted A4 or A5 or digitally as a JPEG Can be full colour or black and white Can… Read more »

04.10.2018

Star Student: Denzil, Year 9

Meet Denzil – Year 9’s Shooting Champion. Denzil has had a fantastic year. Following on from his selection by British Shooting to be put on their Talent Pathway earlier this year, he’s been winning multiple local competitions. He competed at the British Grand Prix at Uttoxeter, where he came first in his class, and overall… Read more »

14.09.2018

Plastic Free Penrice: Seas Our Future

Penrice Academy to Launch Plastic Free Campaign Penrice Academy is to join a growing list of communities around the country with a mission to cut back on single use plastic for the good of our oceans. With the help of St Austell Mayor Gary King and the team at Cornwall’s Surfers Against Sewage, students at… Read more »

23.08.2018

Year 11’s ‘Sensational’ GCSE Results

It has been a sensational morning for our Year 11s, opening some of the best results Penrice has ever seen. In another year of uncertainty with the new grading system, Year 11 should be immensely proud of their determination to achieve the highest positive progress grade ever recorded at Penrice – smashing last year’s outstanding… Read more »

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