Donation for Penrice Cricket

The Rotary Club of St Austell has kindly donated £50 for the Penrice Academy U13s 20/20 Cricket entry this year. Mr Tucker explains: “This kind donation from the Rotary club will be used for new batting gloves for the squad. The Year 8 team have improved immensely under the coaching of trainee teacher Tom Popham, who himself plays an… Read more »


Penrice Girls’ Football Success!

Congratulations to the girls of Charlestown Angels who made it through to the National Finals of the Futsal competition in the summer.  Miss Fisher said: “In the Autumn we made a big push with girls football and it is fantastic to see the girls being successful in their Football outside of school. Well done girls!” Of… Read more »


Star Student: Ricardo Sanchez

  Over the Easter break, Year 10’s star golfer Ricardo Sanchez qualified for the second time in three years to represent Cornwall in the England Golf Junior Champion Club event in July.  Ricardo was one of three members of Truro Juniors who combined to achieve a team total of 111 stableford points to beat hosts… Read more »


Penrice Show Jumping Report

Over the half term break the Show Jumping teams were out competing at Colraine near Truro. We had an open team of Christiana Dean and Bethany Hull and a student from Cambourne joined to complete the three riders needed, and a novice team of Casey Netherton, Maddi Adams and Emily Hoskin. It was really competitive… Read more »


Girls’ Fitness Club

Thursday 21st January saw the second week of Girls Fitness Club taking place in the gym. Miss Fisher, who runs the club, explains: “This is a brilliant opportunity for girls to work on their own fitness levels, be it for sporting or health reasons or to simply increase their body confidence whilst having fun with… Read more »


Star Students – County Football

This academic year, Penrice Academy has had two boys selected for the Cornwall U14 Football squad as well as another six boys selected for the East Cornwall U14 Football Squad and the East Cornwall U15 Squad. Jack Hooper, who plays for Charlestown U14s, and Rubin Wilson of Plymouth Argyle U14s, will both represent the County… Read more »


Why I ran the Race for Life

Before the Christmas break, hundreds of students took to the field in the mist and mizzle to Race for Life in the name of Cancer Research. Lucy Blake from Year 9 raised almost £250 – in memory of her Grandad. Lucy, pictured above left, explains: “I took part in the race for life for Cancer… Read more »


Race for Life 2015

On Wednesday 16th December the Penrice community took to the field in the name of charity for the Penrice Academy Race for Life. “I was so impressed, proud and happy to see staff and students embracing Race for Life with such enthusiasm, despite the rain and fog.” (Mrs Stevens) Well done everyone who ran, walked,… Read more »


Brandon’s Silver at Judo Championships

On Saturday 24th October, Brandon from Year 9 travelled 8 hours to the International Judo Championships in Southend – and came away with a Silver Medal. Brandon works incredibly hard on his Judo, training up to 4 times a week. He said: “I love Judo – I enjoy the skill involved, rather than the physical… Read more »


Race for Life at Penrice Academy!

On Wednesday 16th December at 3pm, we’re inviting all students in Years 7, 8 and 9 to join us in the Penrice Academy Race for Life. Race for Life for secondary schools is completely free to enter and is a great opportunity for students to get involved in a fantastic cause – whether it’s the… Read more »

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