12.02.2016

Sport Report: 12/02/2016

Another wet week has seen a complete washout for the boys with their scheduled home fixtures against Newquay Tretherras being wiped out without a ball being kicked. It has therefore been a week where the girls have dominated proceedings with Football, Netball, a County Netball tournament and female sports leaders all participating with excellent final results. On… Read more »

05.02.2016

Sport Report: 05/02/2016

Plenty of sport to report on this week with various Netball and Football matches taking place as the weather improves. Our extra-curricular fixture programme is also now not being affected so much as it was during the first couple of weeks back from the Christmas holidays. The girls started the week with two Netball fixtures… Read more »

22.01.2016

Sport Report: 22/01/2016

It’s been a frustrating week in PE, in which all the scheduled fixtures across both girls and boys PE were postponed due to the weather and unplayable surfaces. On a positive note, however, despite the inclement weather over 200 students have participated in one of our Extra Curricular clubs – all of which are now fully… Read more »

22.01.2016

Star Students – County Football

This academic year, Penrice Academy has had two boys selected for the Cornwall U14 Football squad as well as another six boys selected for the East Cornwall U14 Football Squad and the East Cornwall U15 Squad. Jack Hooper, who plays for Charlestown U14s, and Rubin Wilson of Plymouth Argyle U14s, will both represent the County… Read more »

15.01.2016

Sport Report: 15/01/2016

The new PE extra curricular programme for the Spring term officially gets kick started on Monday with Girls Netball, Boys Football, Table Tennis, Basketball, Hockey, Cricket, Fitness and Gymnastics all on offer for students so plenty of opportunity to participate and get involved in some form of physical activity both competitive and non-competitive. You can… Read more »

15.01.2016

Why I ran the Race for Life

Before the Christmas break, hundreds of students took to the field in the mist and mizzle to Race for Life in the name of Cancer Research. Lucy Blake from Year 9 raised almost £250 – in memory of her Grandad. Lucy, pictured above left, explains: “I took part in the race for life for Cancer… Read more »

18.12.2015

Race for Life 2015

On Wednesday 16th December the Penrice community took to the field in the name of charity for the Penrice Academy Race for Life. “I was so impressed, proud and happy to see staff and students embracing Race for Life with such enthusiasm, despite the rain and fog.” (Mrs Stevens) Well done everyone who ran, walked,… Read more »

17.12.2015

Star Sports Students: County Rugby

George Tregilgas and Josh Barbery from Year 11 were selected to play rugby for Cornwall Schools against Devon last Sunday. Mr Tucker explains: “Both played for the A team who were in the game at half time with the score 17-14 to Devon. In the second half Cornwall suffered a couple injuries which enabled Devon… Read more »

11.12.2015

Sport Report: 11/12/2015

As the extra-curricular programme winds down in advance of the Christmas holidays, the big news of the week to report was the Rugby season drawing to a conclusion with some excellent matches against Truro School. The Year 9 team won with an outstanding performance in wet, muddy conditions, the Year 7A team drew an extremely… Read more »

04.12.2015

Sport Report: 04/12/2015

Lots to report on this week, including the Y11 Boys Rugby team getting to the County Final, the penultimate round of Boys Rugby, latest Girls Netball and Mixed Hockey plus fixtures for the remaining couple of weeks of term. The biggest achievement of the week goes to the Y11 Boys Rugby team who made it… Read more »

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