07.07.2016

Final Celebration: Years 8 and 9

This week saw the first half of our Final Celebration Assemblies for this year. “There is so much to celebrate with Year 8 – they seem to take part in everything! Sports, Drama, Dance, School Report, workshops with Pirate FM, representing at the Houses of Parliament, filming with the BBC..! Very proud!” (Mr Palmer) Thursday… Read more »

01.07.2016

ShowJumping Report: Summer

Congratulations to our ShowJumping Team of Evie Bishop, Maddi Adams, Casey Nethertom and Emily Hoskin who competed at the county showjumping competition on Thursday 30th June. “The girls were amazing. Casey and Emily jumped two perfect clear rounds and are now 3rd and 4th in the county. Evie’s horse was absent due to having a tooth… Read more »

30.06.2016

Star Students: Conor and Talia

This week’s star students are Conor Selby from Year 8 and Talia Rawling from Year 7, who both attended the ICO Celtic Open (Mixed Martial Arts) Championships in Wales last weekend – Conor came away with a Gold trophy, two silver medals and a bronze medal and Talia came away with two silver medals and… Read more »

24.06.2016

Star Students: Raising Lolly

This week’s Star Students are Daisy, Evie, Bella and Katie, nominated by Mr Barnett. “The girls have decided to sell lollies every Friday lunch time to raise money for Save the Children which is, of course, a brilliant cause and one close to their hearts. So far the ice lollies have been really popular so… Read more »

15.06.2016

Jake Sets up Britain’s Got Talent Gig

On Wednesday 15th June, Jake Shillaber from Year 8 and Mr Brown headed to Carclaze Primary to set up a special gig for the whole school from celebrity guest Josh Curnow, Semi Finalist from this year’s Britain’s Got Talent. Josh Curnow, who has just returned to Cornwall following appearing on BGT 2016, treated Carclaze to… Read more »

15.06.2016

Star Students: Penrice in Bloom

On Tuesday 14th June, Penrice students from both The Pegasus Award group and the Forest School cohort were selected to take part in a community gardening project in St Austell. “Young people these days can get a bad name sometimes but these students have done a wonderful job and their effort and attitude today has… Read more »

10.06.2016

Star Students: Live on CBBC!

On Friday 3rd June, just three days after completing filming at Eden with CBBC, Emily, Cali, Bella and Josh returned for the live Official Chart Show, with host Cel Spellman, to chat with Cel about what it’s like to film in a rainforest. “It was absolutely brilliant to see Penrice Academy on the CBBC Chart… Read more »

01.06.2016

Years 7 and 8 Film in the Jungle!

On Monday 30th and Tuesday 31st May, 70 students from Year 7 and Year 8 at Penrice Academy took part in two days of filming with CBBC, right in the heart of the Rainforest Biome at the Eden Project. The students, led by Penrice staff and the production team from Pretzel TV, who create content… Read more »

26.05.2016

Star Student: Marco Baressi

This week’s Star Student, nominated by Product Design teacher Mr Watson, is Year 11’s Marco Baressi. Mr Watson said: “I’m nominating Marco for his outstanding dedication and personal achievements in this practical work. Marco has just finished working on a Controlled Assessment piece where he has hand made an acoustic guitar far beyond the quality… Read more »

24.05.2016

Star Students – Charity Football

Friday 20th May saw the final of the Year 7 Charity Inter-Form Football Tournament. The Year 7 Student Council planned and organised the event, and students have been making donations to be involved – be it by playing or supporting – to raise money for Sport Relief. Mrs Cromey, Head of Year 7, said: “They… Read more »

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