26.11.2015

Mr Edwards: Microsoft Expert!

Congratulations to Penrice Academy Computer Science Teacher, Mr Edwards. He has been announced as a Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Expert, joining more than 5,600 educators in the MIE program worldwide. Each year, Microsoft selects innovative educator experts to share ideas, try new approaches and learn from each other through a global community dedicated to improving… Read more »

07.05.2015

Mr Hopkins Recognised by Apple

Congratulations to Mr Hopkins, who has been awarded Distinguished Educator status by Apple! This is a rare honour bestowed on teachers working at the forefront of educational technology and was based on a portfolio of work and presentations. Mr Hopkins is now one of a small number of Apple innovators across the country. Mr Hopkins… Read more »

30.01.2015

Robotics in Computer Science

Students Ethan and Finn with the Mars Rover robot

Penrice Academy is fully embracing the Computer Science Curriculum through the use of a ‘mini Mars Rover’. Following the introduction of Computer Science and programming to the school curriculum, students in Year 9 and 10 now have the opportunity to engage in robotics in their Computer Science lessons, through use of a mini robot controlled… Read more »