05.06.2018

Leila Selected for Cornwall Food Foundation Apprenticeship

Former student Leila Faulkner has been selected as one of the final five for the apprenticeship at the Cornwall Food Foundation! Leila was selected from 150 candidates down to 15 for the first three months, before receiving her place last month. “The dream of being accepted into the Cornwall Food Foundation kept me going through my… Read more »

23.05.2018

Penrice: NCS Champion School

On 23rd May 2018, Penrice Academy were proud to accept Champion School Status from the National Citizen Service for the year 2016/17. The NCS Award highlights the work and support that staff at Penrice have given the programme – notably the encouragement of Penrice students to get involved in the programme each year. In the school… Read more »

18.05.2018

Out of this World Science

On Friday 11th May 2018, the Penrice Academy Science Department and Years 7, 8 and 9 welcomed a very exciting guest –  Mike Grocott from the National Space Centre. Mike’s team have been sponsored by PPG to present some chemistry masterclasses in schools. Year 7s Freya and Evie report “We had an experience that was… Read more »

17.05.2018

Sports Report: 17/05/2018

Last week was all about athletics. After a few weeks of training our students went off to Carne Brea track for the Track and Field Cup competition, with both our boys’ and girls’ teams eager to show what Penrice athletes have to offer! Athletics is a great sport to get into and Penrice is oozing… Read more »

16.05.2018

Ten Tors 2018

On Friday 11th May, Penrice students once again represented their school and their county at the annual Ten Tors event on Dartmoor. In the 45 Mile category, our Year 11 students set a new landmark with our first full team of six completing the event. Mr de Villiers, Penrice Expeditions Supervisor, said: “It has been a… Read more »

10.05.2018

Sports Report: 10/05/18

Plenty to talk about from last week – especially towards the end! Athletics training, Girls’ Rugby Festival, a cricket match and a netball tournament. As PE staff we always try to encourage good sportsmanship within sport; this week showed some of the great sportswomen and sportsmen we have at Penrice and the sport reputation our… Read more »

03.05.2018

Penrice Live on the WOW Show

Penrice Academy takes part in pilot episode of brand new careers show On Wednesday 2nd May 2018, Penrice Academy was one of only two schools in the country who took part in a Google Hangout, as part of the pilot of a new careers information initiative. The interactive magazine show – the WOW Show –… Read more »

30.04.2018

Sports Report: 30/04/2018

Last week was a busy and very exciting one! Our summer clubs are running, with Girls’ Rugby added to the mix on a Thursday. Already there is a great turn out to our range of clubs, which is excellent news, but there’s always space for those thinking about joining. Monday – 23/4/2018 It was a… Read more »

20.04.2018

Sports Report: 20/04/2018

The Sports Report is back and it could not come at a better time! We are heading into one of the busiest and best terms in the PE department so there is much to tell. It was a busy start after the Easter break. All Years are now on new topics in their lessons covering… Read more »

20.04.2018

Sports Report: Girls’ Football

20/04/2018 Although it is only the first week back from the Easter half term, the PE department have had a busy start – kicking off with two exciting Girls’ Football matches resulting in some fantastic news for Penrice Sport! We had two matches last night. Our U14 girls played against Liskeard on home turf and… Read more »

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