23.09.2016

Star Students: Alice and Natalie

Outstanding Work Experience Award On Friday 23rd September during our Year 11 assembly, Alice Avery and Natalie Pramuk were awarded the Outstanding Work Experience Award by Mr Cardigan for exceptional Work Experience placements. Alice, who is keen to work in the media, spent her week with Pirate FM and even featured live on air, and Natalie… Read more »

25.08.2016

Penrice Celebrates ‘Best Results Ever’

On Thursday 25th August 2016, our students celebrated what is the best set of GCSE results in the history of Penrice Academy. 72% of our students achieved 5 A*-Cs including English and Maths, with 90% achieving A*-C in English and 78% achieving A*-C in Maths. Despite national reforms to exams, Penrice Academy has managed to… Read more »

07.07.2016

Ride for South Africa!

24 hours, 1000 miles non stop… over £2000 raised for Siphila Sonke. On Thursday 30th June and Friday 1st July, Penrice Academy students took part in their 24 hour fundraiser – rowing, riding and running the coast of South Africa. “These guys have just rode for 1000 miles from Cape Town to the site of… Read more »

24.06.2016

Meet the Prefect Team

We’re proud to announce the appointment of our Prefect Team for the next Academic Year. Meet our Head Students – Gabe Connolly and Natalie Pramuk (centre), and Deputies Charlie Monk, Jack Parr, Emma Clarke and Maddy Kessell. Big congratulations to them! We look forward to working with them next year. Next week the whole Prefect… Read more »

16.06.2016

GCSE Results Day 2016

Thursday 25th August 2016 Results are available for Year 11 students to collect in person from Penrice Academy from 10.15-12.00. Students in other year groups who have taken exams may collect their results between 11.30 and 12.00. If students are unable to attend in person to collect results: 1. Please provide a stamped addressed envelope… Read more »

26.05.2016

Star Student: Marco Baressi

This week’s Star Student, nominated by Product Design teacher Mr Watson, is Year 11’s Marco Baressi. Mr Watson said: “I’m nominating Marco for his outstanding dedication and personal achievements in this practical work. Marco has just finished working on a Controlled Assessment piece where he has hand made an acoustic guitar far beyond the quality… Read more »

23.05.2016

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 »

20.05.2016

Year 11 Creative Exhibition 2016

On Thursday 19th May, the Penrice Academy Art Exhibition Space became home to the work of our incredible Year 11 artists. Paintings, prints, photographs and pieces of Product Design were displayed for visiting family and friends – all to the accompaniment of music from Year 8 Academy Council reps Jake and Cali. “Once again the… Read more »

19.05.2016

Penrice Guides for Guide Dogs

On the 4th June, four of our Year 11 students – Sam Kendall, Chelsea Tinnion, Zoe Taylor and Marisa McCormack – together with ex-Penrice student Hannah Morcom, are taking part in a sponsored walk for Guide Dogs for the Blind. The girls held a Cake Sale in the Hall on Thursday 19th May to get them started, and… Read more »

18.05.2016

Year 11 Raffle Winners

This year alongside revision sessions, boosters and all the usual support during exam preparation, we have been looking to reward our Year 11s for their hard work and dedication to study and their inspiration to others. Prizes ranging from discounted meals and cinema tickets to activity days, driving lessons and even ‘a round of golf… Read more »

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