16.03.2017

The Bloodhound Project

by Adam (BBC School Reporter) Today I was in Newquay for the Penrice Academy Bloodhound Race.  The Bloodhound Project is an attempt for the land speed record and they’re doing a national competition in schools to see who could build the fastest miniature rocket car. The cars were made out of foam and the students… Read more »

16.03.2017

My #Penrice3580

On Thursday 9th March 2017 I spoke with Children in Kissi Town, Sierra Leone. 3580 children died of Malaria in the first year of Project 3580’s work in  Kissi Town, Sierra Leone. I couldn’t believe this, so I decided to find out more… Sierra Leone is one of the poorest countries in the world, with about 70%… Read more »

16.03.2017

Today’s News: March 16th 2017

IN TODAY’S NEWS: Alfie, Sam and Jack go behind the scenes of British Science Week at Penrice Academy and the Eden Project and speak with Miss Cox about her Sierra Leone adventure next month. Anna, Elise, Ava, Phoebe and Bella meet Golden Retriever Bailey and some of the students she works with. Jamie and Ethan… Read more »

14.03.2017

Showjumping Report: March 2017

Another brilliant weekend for our talented Equestrian Team. On Saturday they were competing at Colraine Equestrian Centre and came home with a lot of prizes! Jasmine Sleeman from Year 9 (riding two of her ponies) and Emily Hoskin from Year 8 jumped two superb rounds each (Jasmine riding four times) to finish in 6th place…. Read more »

06.03.2017

Ten Tors Training 2017

During the first weekend of March 2017, Penrice Academy students braved the elements on Dartmoor for Ten Tors Training. The event was held over 2 days and included an overnight camp under canvas in Princetown. Over 200 students from around 16 different schools and other youth training organisations were present, all competing for space on the… Read more »

03.03.2017

Year 10 Science Day 2017

On Thursday 2nd March, Year 10 immersed themselves once again in the world of Science, with our annual Science Day. The day saw the whole year take part in a range of sessions and workshops, featuring special guests from Cornwall College talking Engineering, Animal Care, Food and Virtual Reality, and the University of Exeter, talking… Read more »

28.02.2017

Christiana Rides for #Penrice3580

On Saturday 25th February, Christiana Dean from Year 11 led a Sponsored Horse Ride at the Eden Project in support of our International Charity Project, #Penrice3580. How long have you been riding? I’ve been riding horses and showjumping for as long as I can remember, having a family horse at the age of 4, and… Read more »

27.02.2017

Working with an Olympic Athlete

On Tuesday 7th February, Mrs Spurgeon and Mr Jenkin went with our High Fliers to Porthpean for a wet and windy Team Building day. Mrs Spurgeon explained: “The High Flier programme is all about giving this group of our students the opportunity to step outside their comfort zone, teaching them to be more resilient, to overcome challenges… Read more »

24.02.2017

Penrice Bag Pack for Invictus

On Monday 20th February, the Penrice Academy Council spent the day at Tesco in St Austell, raising awareness for The Invictus Trust, our chosen local charity for this academic year. The Academy Council, led by Head Boy Gabe Connolly and Head Girl Natalie Pramuk, have already raised hundreds for the charity through selling T-Shirts and… Read more »

23.02.2017

Youth Speaks 2017

On Tuesday 21st February, our Year 9 Youth Speaks Team of Natalie Eggleton, Kayleigh Pytel and Shannon Oliver came first in the District Final in Tavistock, having also won the first heat of the Rotary competition at Penrice Academy before Half Term! The Rotary Club encourages speaking and presentation skills in young people and this… Read more »

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