29.09.2015

Year 8s Bake for Macmillan

Last week Year 8 held a Cake Sale to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support, following a morning of baking earlier in the week. The students, from 8E0, raised over £130 for the charity, which offers support and advice for those who have cancer. Miss Oldrieve explains: “Jess was the driving force behind the sale… Read more »

25.09.2015

Star Student: Harriet, Year 11

This week’s Year 11 assembly celebrated the achievements of Penrice students who completed work experience placements before the summer break. Awards included Best Log Book in each Tutor Group, presented by tutors, the Head of Year Award, presented by Mr Wood for those nominated by their employers or by Penrice staff who visited during the… Read more »

11.09.2015

Star Student: Kathryn, Year 9

On Saturday 5th September, AFC St Austell Poltair Park hosted this year’s Gorsedh Kernow ceremony. Alongside the initiation of 20 new bards and the presentation of Gorsedh Kernow’s special awards, competition winners were presented with prizes across a number of entries. Amongst them was this week’s Star Student, Kathryn Taplin in Year 9, nominated by… Read more »

10.03.2015

Charlotte Whitmore – Football Star

Year 8’s Charlotte Whitmore is excelling in girls’ football, following being selected for part of a 20 player representative squad for Cornwall Schools Girls U14’s. She plays on the wing for Charlestown Girls and Boys, Cornwall under 14s and attends Cornwall FA’S South West Centre of Excellence in Taunton where she receives high level coaching…. Read more »

26.02.2015

Art Certificates

Congratulations to Cameron Horwood, Emily Tromans and Paige Swain who were awarded art certificates for their work in the Spectrum Art is Art competition. Mrs Thomas, from the Learning Inclusion Centre, said: “At the LIC, it’s important to us that every student has the chance to achieve. We entered their work into a competition and… Read more »

10.01.2015

Freddie’s A Star at GCSE Mathematics

Freddie Dunn achieved an A* in GCSE maths – despite only being in Year 8. He originally achieved an A last year but was determined to get an A*. After a lot of hard work and extra study, he reached his goal. Freddie said: “I’m so happy I got the A*. I’ve had a lot of support from… Read more »

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