15.02.2019

The Outdoor Learning Environment

Penrice Academy Opens a Brand New Farm This spring, staff and students at Penrice Academy are excited to launch the Outdoor Learning Environment – also known as the Penrice Farm, a project that has been a year in the making. The Outdoor Learning Environment offers students the opportunity to learn outside, gain agricultural skills and… Read more »

23.01.2019

Penrice Presents \m/

For those about to rock… Penrice Presents: School of Rock Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn some extra cash posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious Prep School. There he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding,… Read more »

10.12.2018

French and Spanish Theatre

On Monday 3rd December, Years 7, 8 and 9 French students were entranced once again by the fantastic Onatti Theatre Productions, with their play La salle des Énigmes! Who better to tell you how awesome Onatti Theatre are than our students themselves? “We really enjoyed watching the french play. The plot was very funny; the… Read more »

07.12.2018

Music Festival 2018

Once again Penrice Academy musicians represented their school at St Austell’s Music Festival, coming away with a fantastic number of awards and top recognition. Mr Jones said: “As always we are extremely proud of the students who took part in this year’s Music Festival. I was really impressed with the number of first and second… Read more »

16.11.2018

The Penrice Language Challenge

We are launching our first Penrice Language Challenge! In our school we have students that can speak a huge range of languages including: English, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese, Putonghua, Lithuanian, Portuguese, Hindi, Russian, Romanian, Polish, Albanian, Shqip, German, Tagalog, Filipino, Japanese and Greek! Our Language Challenge, working with DuoLingo, is an opportunity for students and… Read more »

05.11.2018

Penrice Remembers: ‘6190’

Last term for Penrice Plus, Mr Carter’s Art group wanted to create their own response to the centenary of the end of the First World War. Mr Carter explains: “Looking at larger scale projects such as ‘The Shrouds of the Somme’ and ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ at the Tower of London, we aimed to… Read more »

19.10.2018

Penrice Academy’s Big Draw 2018

“Do your best and never stop.” (Stephen Wiltshire) This year for the Big Draw, students at Penrice Academy drew a city together. The Big Draw is a global community festival, which celebrates the universal language of drawing.  Each year the Art Department has been part of the Big Draw, but usually on small scale and… Read more »

17.10.2018

Kieran’s Endeavour Award

Meet Kieran – Endeavor Cup winner! Friday 12th October was the St Austell Swimming Club’s AGM and Presentation evening, held at St Austell Cricket Club. This was a well-supported evening with adults and children from Swimming, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Masters. Awards and medals for the swimmers were given out by the new Head… Read more »

12.10.2018

Angus – Champion Swimmer

Meet Angus, Year 11’s champion swimmer It was an amazing summer for Angus. On Friday 3rd August 2018 he competed in the 50 metre breaststroke at Pond’s Forge, Sheffield in the English National Summer Swimming Championships. Only the fastest 20 swimmers in England in each age group are invited.  Only 2 other boys from Cornwall… Read more »

11.10.2018

Frankie’s Synchronised Swimming

Last month, Year 10 swimming champion Frankie won gold for her synchronised swimming in Plymouth! Frankie explains: “I have been doing Synchronised swimming since I was 6 years old. I just love the feel of the water as it rushes past you, and the way you can do almost anything in the water as long… Read more »

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