10.05.2016

Star Student: Jasmine, Year 10

This week’s Star Student is Jasmine Strickland in Year 10, who has been nominated by fellow student Annie Brown. Annie said: “Jasmine should definitely be Star Student this week after her work being Compère both at We Dance United and Penrice Has Got Talent! She’s really confident and even makes everyone laugh.” Well done Jasmine!… Read more »

10.05.2016

Young Enterprise Finals 2016

Earlier this term our Young Enterprise team presented their ideas at the finals at RNAS Culdrose. Lucy Warne, Megan Wenmouth, Lowenna Cleary, Kieria Hewett and Jake Richardson – also known as RipScene – were highly commended for their presentation and professionalism and were ranked 3rd or 4th in most categories. Mrs Hanton said: “The students… Read more »

10.05.2016

Ten Tors 2016

Huge congratulations to Jack Hoskin, Bella Nash, Brett Barnes, Aron Snell, Niall Blackbeard and Josh Barden Waters for completing the 2016 35 mile Ten Tors challenge at the weekend! “Ten Tors is a great event that fosters a spirit of adventure in young people and allows them to push themselves to realise their capabilities. For… Read more »

05.05.2016

Penrice at Pirate HQ

Zip it, Block it, Flag it! (Part Two) On Thursday 5th May, nine students from Year 8 were invited to Pirate FM HQ in Redruth for an exclusive behind the scenes tour, to experience recording in a studio and have a chance to interview Pirate’s Neil Caddy on life as a radio presenter. The visit… Read more »

03.05.2016

Maths Challenge: The IMOK

The International Mathematical Olympiad and Kangaroo (IMOK) Leading on from our hugely successful Intermediate Maths Challenge, two students have done fantastically well. Jack Parr qualified for the Pink Kangaroo (25 multiple choice questions) and scored in the top 25% from 5,346 students, scoring 90 out of a possible 135. The average score was 72. Jack… Read more »

29.04.2016

We Dance United!

On Thursday 28th April, Penrice Academy hosted We Dance United, a dance showcase bringing together young dancers from across St Austell and celebrating incredible talent. The night saw performances from Penrice students, as well as dance groups 4ps, 4FS, Emerge, Made in Cornwall and performances from students from Cornwall College. Miss Nance said: “Dancing with… Read more »

26.04.2016

Star Student: Joe, Year 7

This week’s Star Student is drummer Joe Broughton, nominated by Music Teacher Mr Jones. Joe, who has been playing drums since he was just 6 having received a kit for Christmas, has achieved his Grade 5, which is an incredible achievement for his age. Mr Jones said: “Your average Year 7 would join us on… Read more »

26.04.2016

Cali and Jake at the Royal Albert Hall

Over the Easter break, Year 8’s Cali Sage and Jake Trembath from Year 9 performed at the Royal Albert Hall with the Junior Girls’ and Junior Boys’ sections of the National Youth Choir of Great Britain. The NYCGB aim to be the most inspirational and innovative organisation for young singers in the UK. They ‘discover… Read more »

22.04.2016

National Award for Young Carers!

Penrice Academy has become the first school in Cornwall to receive the Bronze award for work in ensuring that Young Carers don’t miss out on education. “Young Carers have been a massive support network for me at home and at school, if I’m struggling or just need someone to talk to, I always have the… Read more »

15.04.2016

Star Student: Ricardo Sanchez

  Over the Easter break, Year 10’s star golfer Ricardo Sanchez qualified for the second time in three years to represent Cornwall in the England Golf Junior Champion Club event in July.  Ricardo was one of three members of Truro Juniors who combined to achieve a team total of 111 stableford points to beat hosts… Read more »

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