01.12.2016

Christmas Photograph Competition

Introducing, Penrice Academy Art Department Photography Competition! We will be looking for: >A Christmas theme >A photographic technique (depth of field/macro lens/rule of thirds) >Focus, Clarity >Refined Photoshop editing >Creative and original The winner will receive a prize and have their photograph displayed for all to see. How are you going to capture Christmas in… Read more »

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 Plus Gets Arty

After a few weeks of getting to know each other, practicing photography and meeting students, our Student Media Team created their first feature from scratch – doing interviews, photography, photo editing and uploading to the website, all in one hour… by the Student Media Team This week for Penrice Plus the Art students were bringing… 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 »

14.10.2016

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 »

07.10.2016

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 »

06.10.2016

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 »

29.09.2016

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 »

23.09.2016

Star Students: Alice and Natalie

Outstanding Work Experience Award On Friday 23rd September during our Year 11 assembly, Alice Avery and Natalie Pramuk were awarded the Outstanding Work Experience Award by Mr Cardigan for exceptional Work Experience placements. Alice, who is keen to work in the media, spent her week with Pirate FM and even featured live on air, and Natalie… Read more »

07.07.2016

Ride for South Africa!

24 hours, 1000 miles non stop… over £2000 raised for Siphila Sonke. On Thursday 30th June and Friday 1st July, Penrice Academy students took part in their 24 hour fundraiser – rowing, riding and running the coast of South Africa. “These guys have just rode for 1000 miles from Cape Town to the site of… Read more »

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