Baking Bread with Chartwells

On Thursday 5th May, a group of our most enthusiastic and talented Year 7 Catering students took part in a Bread Skills workshop led by Paul Martin, the Head Chef for Chartwells, who provide the school meals at Penrice. Mrs Knowles said: “The students worked in teams to produce a range of shaped bread rolls and… Read more »


Madi Cole: Future Chef

On Wednesday 10th February Madi Cole from Year 9 blew judges away at the regional finals of Future Chef 2016, earning 1st place and a spot in the National Finals to be held in London in March. “Madi has proved herself to be one of the brightest young chefs in the whole of the south west… Read more »


Madi in Future Chef Final!

On Wednesday 2nd December, Madi Cole, Year 9, and Ashley Gilder, Year 10, took part in the latest round of Future Chef 2015 at Rick Stein’s Seafood School in Padstow. Madi came away with a fantastic 2nd, gaining a well-deserved place in the South West Regional Final at River Cottage. Miss Andrews, Catering Teacher, said:… Read more »


Madi and Ashley: Future Chef Finalists!

Congratulations to Ashley Gilder, Year 10, and Madi Cole, Year 9, who are through to the County Finals of Future Chef 2015, after taking part in the latest round at St Austell College on Wednesday. They took 1st and 2nd place on the night, leaving judges really impressed. Madi, who got 1st place with her cooked parmesan… Read more »


Future Chef 2015

On Tuesday 13th October the final school round of Future Chef 2015 took place at Penrice, where six of our top student chefs competed for a place in the next round of the culinary competition. They were tasked with producing a dessert dish of their choice within one hour. After some time practicing at home,… Read more »


Year 9 Designers Judged by Barclays Bank

Students in the Year 9 Product Design Option have spent the last 10 weeks researching, designing and prototyping a piece of flat packed furniture aimed at University students. The brief was set and supported by Barclays Bank in St Austell, who also periodically visited the students to cover business, profit margin and budgeting skills within… Read more »


Trip to Warner Bros Studios

At the end of the spring term, 12 Year 9 students, who are currently making the set for our school production of the Wizard of Oz, had the opportunity to visit Warner Bros Studios for a tour of the Harry Potter Set. As part of the visit, they took part in a tutorial about Production… Read more »

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