04.05.2017

Performing Arts Clubs

This term we welcomed Flo, Mollie, Tom and Will to the Media Team and challenged them to interview Mr Tew about Penrice Plus, grab some photos and write something for the website.. in just one hour. Drama Club We asked Mr Tew: Why did you set drama club? He set up Drama Club because of… Read more »

20.04.2017

Year 8 Explore Trestle Masks in Drama

In Drama, Year 8 have been working on Trestle Masks, which are used as a tool in Theatre to aid actors in their techniques of physicality, focus, and improvisation, as well as character creation and spatial awareness. For homework, students designed and created their own masks, which are known to help to achieve a highly… Read more »

30.03.2017

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

On Thursday 30th March, Penrice Academy welcomed the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra string quintet, Resonate Strings, for a morning of workshops. All our of string players and students from The Roseland and Charlestown School took part in the workshops, which featured violins, violas, cellos and double bass. Mrs Karen Frost, CMST Strings Teacher, said: “I’m so proud… Read more »

13.01.2017

Dance with 4PS!

4FS and Penrice Academy combined last year to offer high quality dance classes for students at affordable prices. Students involved with 4PS have the opportunity to represent Penrice and Cornwall performing across the county and locally. 4FS also run a series of European projects every summer and 4PS students have the opportunity to be involved with these projects. 4FS… Read more »

24.11.2016

Star Students: Penrice 4FS Dancers

Congratulations to Grace and Ellie (Year 7), Molly M (Year 8), Mollie S and Ashleigh (Year 9), Emily, Ellie M and Elli T (Year 11)  who recently returned from the UK Street Dance Challenge and UDO Welsh Street Dance championships with 4FS Dance. The girls were part of the teams who won both competitions and… Read more »

01.07.2016

Frantic Assembly Chair Duet

This term, Year 8 have taken part in Frantic Assembly’s Chair Duets Challenge – ‘the first ever free to take part, digital project for anyone and everyone across the world.’ Chair Duets is one of Frantic Assembly’s simple and accessible devising exercises used to create new material. Mr Tew explains: “Frantic Assembly are a brilliant… Read more »

01.07.2016

Annie 2017: The Auditions

This week saw the Drama Studio and Music Block alive with Annies, Orphans and Miss Hannigans, as students from all years took part in the first auditions for next year’s school production of the classic musical. Mr Tew, Miss Nance and Mr Jones led the auditions, which saw students getting into character in groups, practicing… 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 »

23.05.2016

Penrice Orchestra at HFC

On Friday 20th May, the Penrice Orchestra performed at Hall For Cornwall as part of the Hub Sounds concert. This event was organised by The Cornwall Music Education Hub and is a showcase for the very best school’s music talent from across Cornwall. Around 35 orchestral musicians from Penrice performed in the concert which was… Read more »

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 »

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