ShowJumping Report: Summer

Congratulations to our ShowJumping Team of Evie Bishop, Maddi Adams, Casey Nethertom and Emily Hoskin who competed at the county showjumping competition on Thursday 30th June. “The girls were amazing. Casey and Emily jumped two perfect clear rounds and are now 3rd and 4th in the county. Evie’s horse was absent due to having a tooth… Read more »


Star Students: Conor and Talia

This week’s star students are Conor Selby from Year 8 and Talia Rawling from Year 7, who both attended the ICO Celtic Open (Mixed Martial Arts) Championships in Wales last weekend – Conor came away with a Gold trophy, two silver medals and a bronze medal and Talia came away with two silver medals and… Read more »


Star Students – Charity Football

Friday 20th May saw the final of the Year 7 Charity Inter-Form Football Tournament. The Year 7 Student Council planned and organised the event, and students have been making donations to be involved – be it by playing or supporting – to raise money for Sport Relief. Mrs Cromey, Head of Year 7, said: “They… Read more »


Penrice meets Siphila Sonke

On Friday 20th May we welcomed Brenda Silberbauer from South African charity Siphila Sonke, to talk to students about our upcoming 24 hour Fundraiser. Siphila Sonke – which means ‘we live together’ – is a non-profit organisation run predominantly by volunteers and a staff of five. Their core function is to hand out food parcels to… Read more »


Penrice Golfers County Champions!

On Monday 16th May, three boys from Year 7 became County Champions by winning the Cornwall Schools Golf Championship held at their home club of St Austell. Jowan Conibear-Trathen, Jack Warren and Alec Nile all performed fantastically, coming in level par or under to record a total score 82 points to win the competition from Pool Academy by… Read more »


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 »

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