30.04.2018

Sports Report: 30/04/2018

Last week was a busy and very exciting one! Our summer clubs are running, with Girls’ Rugby added to the mix on a Thursday. Already there is a great turn out to our range of clubs, which is excellent news, but there’s always space for those thinking about joining. Monday – 23/4/2018 It was a… Read more »

20.04.2018

Sports Report: 20/04/2018

The Sports Report is back and it could not come at a better time! We are heading into one of the busiest and best terms in the PE department so there is much to tell. It was a busy start after the Easter break. All Years are now on new topics in their lessons covering… Read more »

20.04.2018

Sports Report: Girls’ Football

20/04/2018 Although it is only the first week back from the Easter half term, the PE department have had a busy start – kicking off with two exciting Girls’ Football matches resulting in some fantastic news for Penrice Sport! We had two matches last night. Our U14 girls played against Liskeard on home turf and… Read more »

20.04.2018

Bloodhound: Race to the Line

On Tuesday 17th April 2018, Penrice students were invited to RNAS Culdrose to take part in the Regional Finals of Race to the Line; a project based around the Bloodhound speed record attempts. The project, which has been running for three years, saw a number of schools come together to create and race cars in… Read more »

15.03.2018

Mini Bloodhound Project

by Tom and Corben Welcome to the Mini Bloodhound car race at Penrice Academy! Held on Thursday 15th March 2018. Here are some of the cars from the project: We made our cars using foam blocks that we cut out in similar shapes to that of the Bloodhound and we raced all of them to… Read more »

15.03.2018

Shelter for the Homeless

‘Shelter is more than just a roof – it’s a home. It’s the foundation for life, for families, for communities, for peace.’-Shelter Box. by Charlie, Ella, Hannah, Issy and Kim Pictured: “What is Home to You?” – a display made by Penrice Students On the 8th of November 2013, Typhoon Haiyan hit portions of South… Read more »

15.03.2018

Interview: MasterChef’s Kate Attlee

Kate went to Penrice from 1999 to 2003 and was Head Girl in her last year. She recently starred on BBC MasterChef where she reached the Quarter Finals! The Media Team’s Sam caught up with Kate on Twitter for School Report. Hi Kate, I’m Sam from Year 8! Thanks for talking to me for School… Read more »

15.03.2018

Feminism: The Year of Empowerment

Feminism: The advocacy of women’s rights on the grounds of equality for both sexes. by Erin, Emily, Emily and Izzy Feminism is often mistaken as discrimination against men. It is a nationwide and common subject that both young and old have a passion for. However, the delusion that feminists view men as controlling, superior and… Read more »

15.03.2018

Keeping Healthy and Safe

By Abi, Gracie & Izzy We decided to focus our BBC School Report on keeping healthy and safe. We have been investigating how first aid is used in Penrice Academy and interviewing teachers and students regarding how importance this is. Our research led us to find out that 80% of heart problems happen when you… Read more »

15.03.2018

Mental Health Awareness at Penrice

by Tilly and Amber Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year.  In England, 1 in 6 people report experiencing a common mental health problem (such as anxiety and depression) in any given week.   Mental health issues are a very real problem. Penrice helps support students with mental health issues,… Read more »

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