Freya’s Story: The William Project

This term Penrice English launched an auspicious Creative Writing Competition on the theme of ‘equality’. Miss Sigrist explains: “I felt equality was an apt issue to explore, as the power of language can and has been used to change the world.” “As a department we were really excited to see what our students created and… Read more »


Primary Sports Festival

On Tuesday 26th September, Team PE at Penrice Academy hosted a mini Sports Festival for over 100 primary children from Years 4 and 5 from local primary schools. Children from St Mewan, Mount Charles, Carclaze, Fowey and Luxuylan primaries spent the day in the Sports Hall, on the AstroTurf and on the field, trying their… Read more »


£16,500 for #Penrice3580

24 hours of Sport sees fundraising term for #Penrice3580 end on a high   From 1pm Thursday 23rd March until 1pm Friday 24th March, 33 Year 11s at Penrice Academy played 24 hours’ worth of sport, in aid of the school’s International Charity Project, #Penrice3580. The event was the culmination of 8 weeks of whole-school… Read more »


Sport Report: 4/11/2016

It’s been a quieter week this week however there are still five Rugby matches to report on as well as information on the girls County Hockey tournament which took place on Thursday plus a look ahead to next weeks fixtures. The most significant Rugby which took place this week was the Y10s home fixture against… Read more »


Showjumping Report: Autumn

Well done to the Penrice Equestrian Team this Sunday at a big Cross Country and Showjumping competition – in some very wet and muddy conditions. Due to the weather the showjumping element was cancelled due to being too dangerous to ride and the girls had to jump across a challenging Cross Country course that caused a… Read more »


Sport Report: 14/10/2016

There have been trips all over Cornwall this week from Truro, to Redruth, to Bodmin, to Newquay Tretherras, to Fowey and even a trip across the border to Devon in three sports including Rugby, Netball and Football. The vast majority of the results were successful and both an excellent reflection of the quality of sportsmen and sportswomen currently at Penrice… Read more »


Sport Report 07/10/2016

This week is very much a week all about the boys. Whilst the girls have spent the week training hard in preparation for a busy week of fixtures of Netball and Hockey next week, the boys have been competing in Rugby Sevens and Rugby fixtures versus Fowey. On Tuesday the Y8 boys travelled to Penair… Read more »


Sport Report 30/09/2016

PE News is back and there is plenty to report after fixtures for all of our Netball and Rugby teams this week at Truro School and Mounts Bay, there has also been the introduction of Penrice Plus where students are now able to access more opportunities to play sport! Thursday was by far the busiest evening of… Read more »


Sport Report 10/06/2016

It’s been a fantastic first week back of which there is much to report including Athletics from the Y7 and Y8 Track and Field Cup at Par, the female Athletics competing in the Regionals at Exeter Arena, two Rounders victories and a win for the Y7 Cricket team at Brannel – all of which took part in glorious sunshine… Read more »


Penrice Golfers County Champions!

On Monday 16th May, three boys from Year 7 became County Champions by winning the Cornwall Schools Golf Championship held at their home club of St Austell. Jowan Conibear-Trathen, Jack Warren and Alec Nile all performed fantastically, coming in level par or under to record a total score 82 points to win the competition from Pool Academy by… Read more »

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