08.12.2016

Making a Scene for Christmas: 2016

Over the past month, five Year 9 students from Penrice have worked with Mrs Smith and Miss Stanley in Art to paint one of the three backdrops for the Fowey Primary Christmas production! Kira Allen, Evie Connolly, Lerryn Nottle, Ria Pollard and Elina Sirve were given the task of creating an Arabian market scene for… Read more »

02.12.2016

Academy Council Blog: December 2016

Natalie, Gabe and Charlie from Year 11 have put together the Academy Council’s first ever blog! They’ll be keeping you up to date with all their meetings, news and progress with our chosen charities over the course of the year. The Academy Council has had a busy Autumn Term! So far, we have been focused… Read more »

01.12.2016

Indoor Sports at Penrice Plus

This week in Cornwall it has been the coldest it has been in the last year and so we decided to see what sports you can do indoors. This week at Penrice Plus we talked to students from badminton and gymnastics. Firstly we interviewed Riley and she said: “I always like fitness but I never… Read more »

01.12.2016

Star Student: Jaz, Year 11

Congratulations to Jaz in Year 11 who has been chosen by Mr Baker as the winner of this year’s Christmas Card Competition with this stunning painting portraying friends round a tree and marking the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. “I love history so wanted to pay tribute to soldiers who were at war… Read more »

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 »

24.11.2016

Star Students: Penrice 4FS Dancers

Congratulations to Grace and Ellie (Year 7), Molly M (Year 8), Mollie S and Ashleigh (Year 9), Emily, Ellie M and Elli T (Year 11)  who recently returned from the UK Street Dance Challenge and UDO Welsh Street Dance championships with 4FS Dance. The girls were part of the teams who won both competitions and… Read more »

23.11.2016

Young Enterprise 2016: BayLife

As part of the national Young Enterprise Programme, Penrice’s aspiring young business men and women will be competing to sell their products against 11 of the county’s schools and colleges. Students will sell their newly created products at a Christmas Fair on Sunday December 11th 2016 at Lemon Street Market, Truro BayLife are Penrice Academy’s Young… 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 »

18.11.2016

Star Student: Sadie, Year 8

Back in September 2016, Sadie from Year 8 attended the Bring Your Child To Work Day at HMS Drake at Babcock, Davenport Royal Dockyard in Plymouth. The day – a first of its kind for Babcock – was a fantastic opportunity for school children to visit the Dockyard and see first-hand the wide range of… Read more »

18.11.2016

Interview: Football Star Chelsea

On Friday 21st October, Chelsea  from Year 8 and Olivia from Year 9 took part in the Cornwall School’s FA Trials. All girls of school age that play football for Cornwall or Devon Advanced Coaching Centres were invited to the trials, held at Brannel School. After the trials, Chelsea and Olivia were successful in being… Read more »

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