23.09.2016

Star Students: Alice and Natalie

Outstanding Work Experience Award On Friday 23rd September during our Year 11 assembly, Alice Avery and Natalie Pramuk were awarded the Outstanding Work Experience Award by Mr Cardigan for exceptional Work Experience placements. Alice, who is keen to work in the media, spent her week with Pirate FM and even featured live on air, and Natalie… Read more »

23.09.2016

Penrice Academy Open Day 2016

On Thursday 22nd September we welcomed young people from around Cornwall to experience Penrice Academy in action. During the day, local primary students spoke French, observed the weather system, explored wartime foods in the kitchen, built digital worlds using computers and even learnt how to summon ‘cursed fire’ in science. The evening saw even more… Read more »

25.08.2016

Penrice Celebrates ‘Best Results Ever’

On Thursday 25th August 2016, our students celebrated what is the best set of GCSE results in the history of Penrice Academy. 72% of our students achieved 5 A*-Cs including English and Maths, with 90% achieving A*-C in English and 78% achieving A*-C in Maths. Despite national reforms to exams, Penrice Academy has managed to… Read more »

26.07.2016

£3474.67 for Cancer Research

In December 2015, the Penrice Academy Community took to the field on a misty Wednesday to raise money for Cancer Research through Race for Life. Mr Parker said of the event: “It is an amazing achievement for a group of young people and is a testament to their dedication and hard work – and ambition. Running… Read more »

15.07.2016

Behaviour Week

This week, 10 students have been working with staff including Mrs Farr and Mr Cardigan on the STOP programme. The STOP Programme is all about learning to take control of behaviour, working through problems, coming together as a team and self-reflection. The week involved activities from team games in the gym to stepping out of… Read more »

15.07.2016

Star Students: Penrice Golf

Last week, Ewan Warren (Year 8) Zac Rogers (Year 9) and Ollie Watson (Year 10) travelled 700 miles to Woodhall Spa, the home of England Golf, to represent their school, club and County in the English National School Championships. Ewan carded a remarkable 39 points, earning an individual 4th place overall out of 102 golfers. We… Read more »

07.07.2016

Ride for South Africa!

24 hours, 1000 miles non stop… over £2000 raised for Siphila Sonke. On Thursday 30th June and Friday 1st July, Penrice Academy students took part in their 24 hour fundraiser – rowing, riding and running the coast of South Africa. “These guys have just rode for 1000 miles from Cape Town to the site of… Read more »

07.07.2016

Star Student – Jenna, Year 9

Jenna from Year 9 has been nominated as Star Student by Mrs Lynne Gouldsmith who looks after the Young Carers in Penrice Academy. Earlier this year Mrs Gouldsmith nominated Jenna for the Young Carer category of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Awards. Although Jenna was not shortlisted, the MS Society wanted to congratulate her on… Read more »

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 »

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