23.10.2015

Sport Report: 23/10/2015

The final week of half term has been an excellent one for girls sport with a clean sweep of victories across all age groups away at Bodmin. The Year 7 team won comprehensively; the girls’ defence proving to be unbreakable as they did not concede a single goal whilst scoring 20 themselves. They were also… Read more »

23.10.2015

Penrice Academy Fashion Show 2015

On Thursday 22nd October, Year 11 students donned their finest threads for this year’s Fashion Show, which helps begin fundraising for the Year 11 Ball in May 2016. The whole show was an incredible success with our students modelling high fashion like they’d been doing it for years. They – and their audience – loved every… Read more »

23.10.2015

Principal’s Blog: Road Safety

Road safety has been the theme for assemblies with our younger students this week. This comes from our concern that they are not good at crossing roads. There is a group mentality about if you cross a road with friends, then someone else is watching the traffic. The result is that no one in the… Read more »

16.10.2015

Sport Report: 16/10/2015

Another excellent week down in sport with this week’s opposition for both the Girls in the Netball and Hockey and for the boys in Rugby being Newquay Tretherras, a school who always provide excellent competition and matches for all year groups across all sports. Honours were generally about even between the schools, with Penrice recording two… Read more »

16.10.2015

Big Draw with Year 8

On Monday 12th October, a selection of Year 8 Gifted and Talented artists took part in The Big Draw in the Exhibition Space at Penrice. The Big Draw is the world’s biggest drawing festival with thousands of people around the country taking part in drawing activities connecting people of all ages from all walks of… Read more »

16.10.2015

Principal’s Blog: Looking at Your Future

Another busy week at Penrice Academy. Year 10 have been looking at their future with a visit to the Cornwall Careers Show. They will have accumulated a lot of leaflets and brochures from prospective employers, but much more importantly will have given serious consideration to their future. I do follow the fortunes of our ex-students;… Read more »

15.10.2015

Primary Science Day – Physics

On Wednesday 14th October we welcomed five students each from four local primary schools – Carclaze, Pondhu, Mevagissey and Mount Charles – for the first of our four Primary Days for this year. This time the focus was Physics, with activities based on the Bloodhound car – the world’s fastest racing car, which is designed… Read more »

14.10.2015

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 »

13.10.2015

Penrice Orchestra Study Ten Pieces

Last week, musicians from Senior and Junior Orchestra were taken to the cinema to see the BBC film Ten Pieces. This film shows the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra performing the Ten Pieces and interviews with the musicians involved.  Students at Penrice will be learning Habanera from Bizet’s Carmen, plus one more piece of their choice. Mr Jones… Read more »

09.10.2015

Star Students: 100% Attendance

This week’s Star Students are those who have gained 100% in their time so far at Penrice Academy. Congratulations to: Dan Watkins, Ben Webley, Sophie Dowrick, Liam Best, Frazer Natalie, Lauren Knight, Ben Williamson, Eleanor Cook, Travis Colwell-Sharp, Jamie Dyke, Samuel Cornell, Ryan Ferkin, Max Hamley, Connie Hawthorne, Jolie Kendall, Ben Lewis, Kenneth Menear, Alex Rogers, Abigail… Read more »

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