28.05.2015

Wizard of Oz: Interview with Scarecrow

Liam from Year 8 landed the role of Scarecrow for this year’s play. Described as ‘hilarious’ by the Drama team, Liam is tackling the task singlehandedly, calling it ‘great experience’ for his future career…. What’s it like being Scarecrow? It was amazing when I found out, because I just didn’t expect to be given such… Read more »

25.05.2015

Wizard of Oz: Lights and Sounds!

Every great production needs a great Special Effects team – and the boys working on Lights and Sounds behind the scenes on The Wizard of Oz have got it covered. Oliver Pearce and Brett Barnes, from Year 9, have been working on production since they started Penrice. Brett explained: “We do the lighting and sounds for… Read more »

06.05.2015

Singing Lessons at Penrice

Singing lessons take place on Wednesday mornings and are run by Mrs Tracey Bailey, a peripatetic singing teacher who offers lessons in Cornwall for children from ages 8-18. Mrs Bailey said: “It’s important that people know you can have singing lessons at school and it can be a huge part of a students’ school life… Read more »

05.05.2015

Wizard of Oz: Rehearsals Continue

This year’s production of the Wizard of Oz is a classic take on the popular children’s story, which promises to be ‘full of colourful costumes and fabulous music.’ Described by Mr Tew – who is directing the performance alongside Miss Nance and Miss Tellam – as “a piece which combines high quality drama, natural singing… Read more »

11.02.2015

The Wizard of Oz: Rehearsals Begin!

Students rehearsing for the Wizard of Oz

Rehearsals have begun for this year’s school play – a classic take on the popular children’s story, a Wizard of Oz, which promises to be full of colourful costumes and fabulous music. Daisy Devlin, who’s set to play Dorothy alongside Maddie Wood, couldn’t be happier with how it’s going: “I was absolutely over the moon… Read more »

22.01.2015

Students Perform at HFC Showcase

Penrice Students at the Hall For Cornwall

On Monday 19th January, 17 Penrice students represented their school at the Cornwall Secondary Drama Showcase at the Hall for Cornwall in Truro. The theme of the night was Kernow Tales: Tall and Small, with 11 schools, two youth drama groups and three choirs celebrating Cornish culture using drama, dance and music to portray a… Read more »

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