15.12.2016

The Invictus Trust

This term we have been proudly supporting The Invictus Trust as our local charity, one of two charities we’re supporting all year. Some of our Prefects, led by Head Students Gabe and Natalie, have been busy this week selling Invictus merchandise including t-shirts and bracelets, in order to spread the message of the charity. Our… Read more »

15.12.2016

7JC Sign Christmas

This term, Miss Cox has been teaching her Year 7 tutor group British Sign Language during Registration. Miss Cox explains: “I have been taking a course outside of school in British Sign Language as I have always wanted to learn. I am so impressed by how quickly my form has taken to it, how passionate… Read more »

15.12.2016

Penrice 3580: International Charity 2017

Penrice Academy Students to Ship Container of School Equipment to Africa Students at Penrice have begun planning for this academic year’s International Charity Project. The mission; to send a shipping container with clothes, toys, school and medical equipment to children in Kissi Town, Sierra Leone, Africa, working closely with Project 3580. JUST GIVING. Community project Each year… Read more »

14.12.2016

Introducing: PE Colours

Last week’s Christmas Celebration Assemblies saw the first students awarded their Penrice PE Colours to celebrate their commitment, achievement, professionalism and performance in extracurricular PE. Colours are as follows: · Year 7 – Yellow · Year 8 – Black (Half Colours) · Year 9 – Silver · Year 10 – Gold (Full Colours) Throughout Year 10,… Read more »

12.12.2016

UKMT Team Challenge 2016

On Monday 12th December 2016, the hall was alive with the sound of mathematicians from Years 8 and 9 competing in the UKMT Team Challenge; 3 rounds of questions, puzzles and relays. The UK Mathematics Trust (UKMT) is a registered charity with the aim of advancing the education of children and young people in mathematics…. Read more »

09.12.2016

Year 11 Mannequin Challenge!

Our students attempt Cornwall’s biggest Mannequin Challenge yet! On Thursday 8th December 2016, over 250 staff and students completed the #mannequinchallenge – the internet viral video craze which has been seen everywhere from The X Factor to the White House… in just one take. Each Year, all our students in Year 11 come together to work… Read more »

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 »

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