17.03.2017

British Science Week

By Sam, Jack & Alfie (BBC School Reporters) This week is British Science Week and Penrice Academy has been taking part. On 15th March, Year 10 visited the Eden Project to learn about the Sherlock Streptococcus, which is a way to find about diseases and how to spot them, such as strep throat and impetigo. The students… Read more »

17.03.2017

Becoming a Referee

by Jake (BBC School Reporter) Although many people know about the  world’s major referees by the names of Howard Webb, Mark Clattenburg and Robert Madley, this is not about them, this is about you, the young football fans. If you disagree with decisions that referees make when watching your local football team, I believe this is… Read more »

17.03.2017

Interview: The Invictus Trust

by Kordelia and Lily (BBC School Reporters) Breaking the taboo of Mental Health; how the Invictus Trust is supporting young people in Cornwall 1 in 4 people suffer from at least one of the 374 different mental disorders known to man. This is a large amount of people, which means that students need to be educated on the… Read more »

17.03.2017

Is The NHS Really on Death’s Door?

by Kordelia and Lily (BBC School Reporters) ‘’The NHS does a good job and works hard. There needs to be more good said rather than bad.’’ As of late, many people have been discussing the heavy topics of the politics behind Healthcare, the future of the NHS, and the stigma surrounding mental illnesses. It is no secret… Read more »

16.03.2017

Day in the Life: Bailey the School Dog

by Bella and Ava (BBC School Reporters) 06:30  – Today I was rudely woken up at half six! I am not an early bird!  Tiredly, I looked up, saw my mum and instantly started whining because I couldn’t control myself, I needed the loo. Suddenly, I remembered I only get woken early when I go… Read more »

16.03.2017

Interview: Bailey the Dog

By Anna, Phoebe, Bella, Ava and Elise (BBC School Reporters) On Thursday 16th March for BBC School Report, we interviewed Mrs Baker about Bailey the Dog, and some of the students that Bailey works with. Helping to take care of a pet gives a child a sense of pride and accomplishment, especially if the animal… Read more »

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 »

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