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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


Sport Report: 20/11/2015

Wednesday as always was the day where the majority of our fixtures took place. No Netball this week but plenty of Hockey and Rugby. As well as this the Year 7 Rugby team had their County Festival last Friday, there was Show Jumping on Saturday and Year 11 Mixed Hockey on Monday so plenty to report on. The… Read more »


Penrice ShowJumping Success

Report by Miss Trerise If there’s one thing that pulls you away from the news and makes you realise how lucky you are, it’s a day with our amazing students and I absolutely loved my time with them last Saturday for the first round of the Indoor School ShowJumping series. First up were the open… Read more »


Sport Report: 13/11/2015

The Sport Report this week starts with a message of good luck for the Year 7 Boys Rugby team as they travel to Liskeard School this morning to participate in the East Cornwall Schools County Rugby Tournament. The boys travel in confident mood after an incredibly successful season which has seen 56 boys from Year 7 participate in some… Read more »

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