09.12.2016

Year 11 Mannequin Challenge!

Our students attempt Cornwall’s biggest Mannequin Challenge yet! On Thursday 8th December 2016, over 250 staff and students completed the #mannequinchallenge – the internet viral video craze which has been seen everywhere from The X Factor to the White House… in just one take. Each Year, all our students in Year 11 come together to work… Read more »

01.12.2016

Star Student: Jaz, Year 11

Congratulations to Jaz in Year 11 who has been chosen by Mr Baker as the winner of this year’s Christmas Card Competition with this stunning painting portraying friends round a tree and marking the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. “I love history so wanted to pay tribute to soldiers who were at war… Read more »

23.11.2016

Young Enterprise 2016: BayLife

As part of the national Young Enterprise Programme, Penrice’s aspiring young business men and women will be competing to sell their products against 11 of the county’s schools and colleges. Students will sell their newly created products at a Christmas Fair on Sunday December 11th 2016 at Lemon Street Market, Truro BayLife are Penrice Academy’s Young… Read more »

17.11.2016

Penrice and Age UK

This term, a selection of Year 10 and Year 11 students have been visiting Age UK’s St Austell Day Centre, based at St Johns church, once a fortnight to spend time with the community. The visits form both part of Thursday’s Penrice Plus initiative and go towards the Volunteering section of the girls’ Bronze Duke… Read more »

23.09.2016

Work Experience Awards

On Friday 23rd September during our Year 11 assembly, no less than 58 students were handed Heads of Year Awards for their effort, enthusiasm and professionalism during their Work Experience in July. Mr Sutcliffe explained: “The Head of Year Award goes to students who were nominated by the visiting member of staff, employer or myself… Read more »

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 »

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