18.11.2015

Race for Life at Penrice Academy!

On Wednesday 16th December at 3pm, we’re inviting all students in Years 7, 8 and 9 to join us in the Penrice Academy Race for Life. Race for Life for secondary schools is completely free to enter and is a great opportunity for students to get involved in a fantastic cause – whether it’s the… Read more »

18.11.2015

Inside Textiles Club

On Mondays after school the Technology corridor is home to the laughter, fun and creativity that comes with Textiles Club. Textiles Club is for those in Year 8 who wish to make items and try out new ideas different to those on the curriculum. The students can decide what projects they might like to do… Read more »

17.11.2015

Penrice ShowJumping Success

Report by Miss Trerise If there’s one thing that pulls you away from the news and makes you realise how lucky you are, it’s a day with our amazing students and I absolutely loved my time with them last Saturday for the first round of the Indoor School ShowJumping series. First up were the open… Read more »

17.11.2015

Studying Buddhism in Year 8

On Monday 16th November the Religious Studies department were delighted to welcome our visiting Buddhist, James Cormack, to Year 8 classes during their study of Buddhism. James is from the Nichiren strand of Buddhism which places emphasis on the Buddha’s teaching: The Lotus Sutra. This year James brought his son, Tom, and fellow Buddhist Michelle…. Read more »

17.11.2015

Duke of Edinburgh Training

On Monday 16th November, Year 10 students took part in a training exercise in the gym as part of their Duke of Edinburgh Award, with the focus of working as a team under adverse conditions. Run by DofE Co-ordinator Mr de Villiers, the task involved teams creating a ‘tank’ out of gym equipment to defend… Read more »

12.11.2015

National Anti-Bullying Week

Next week is National Anti-Bullying Week.  Our Anti-Bullying Support Team, a group of Year 10 students who are on a mission to stop bullying and support students who feel they may be being bullied, are all set to help make as much noise as possible at Penrice next week. They met this week with Miss… Read more »

12.11.2015

Outside School: Scouts and Guides

On Wednesday 11th November our students and staff came together for our annual Remembrance Service by the St Piran’s Cross. The memorial was attended by a huge turnout of students representing a range of Scout, Guide and Cadet groups, proving these movements are still strong in their local communities. The service was also attended by… Read more »

11.11.2015

Primary Dodgeball Festival

On Tuesday 10th November Team PE hosted a Primary Dodgeball Festival, for KS2 children from 7 local primary schools. Students from Charlestown, St Mewan, Biscovey, Sandy Hill, Bugle, Lostwithiel and Mevagissey spent the morning in the Sports Hall for the festival, which saw skills in speed, agility and teamwork being tested. Miss Hocking, PE Teacher at Penrice,… Read more »

11.11.2015

Remembrance Day

On Wednesday 11th November, members of the Penrice Community came together in the Memorial Garden for a service at the school, to mark the annual Remembrance Day. Students who wear uniforms as part of an organisation outside of school where invited to do so for the service, which saw Mr Johnson leading a two minute… Read more »

05.11.2015

Madi and Ashley: Future Chef Finalists!

Congratulations to Ashley Gilder, Year 10, and Madi Cole, Year 9, who are through to the County Finals of Future Chef 2015, after taking part in the latest round at St Austell College on Wednesday. They took 1st and 2nd place on the night, leaving judges really impressed. Madi, who got 1st place with her cooked parmesan… Read more »

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