Sport Report: 13/11/2015

The Sport Report this week starts with a message of good luck for the Year 7 Boys Rugby team as they travel to Liskeard School this morning to participate in the East Cornwall Schools County Rugby Tournament. The boys travel in confident mood after an incredibly successful season which has seen 56 boys from Year 7 participate in some… Read more »


National Anti-Bullying Week

Next week is National Anti-Bullying Week.  Our Anti-Bullying Support Team, a group of Year 10 students who are on a mission to stop bullying and support students who feel they may be being bullied, are all set to help make as much noise as possible at Penrice next week. They met this week with Miss… Read more »


Outside School: Scouts and Guides

On Wednesday 11th November our students and staff came together for our annual Remembrance Service by the St Piran’s Cross. The memorial was attended by a huge turnout of students representing a range of Scout, Guide and Cadet groups, proving these movements are still strong in their local communities. The service was also attended by… Read more »


Primary Dodgeball Festival

On Tuesday 10th November Team PE hosted a Primary Dodgeball Festival, for KS2 children from 7 local primary schools. Students from Charlestown, St Mewan, Biscovey, Sandy Hill, Bugle, Lostwithiel and Mevagissey spent the morning in the Sports Hall for the festival, which saw skills in speed, agility and teamwork being tested. Miss Hocking, PE Teacher at Penrice,… Read more »


Remembrance Day

On Wednesday 11th November, members of the Penrice Community came together in the Memorial Garden for a service at the school, to mark the annual Remembrance Day. Students who wear uniforms as part of an organisation outside of school where invited to do so for the service, which saw Mr Johnson leading a two minute… Read more »


This December at Penrice – Aladdin!

Cornwall Hospice Care performs the classic pantomime at Penrice Academy. Cornwall Hospice Care, in association with Brookland Sand & Aggregates Ltd and Wonder Productions, are delighted to announce their 6th annual pantomime production; Aladdin. This year it’s coming to St Austell for the first time and will be held here at Penrice. Along with cries of… Read more »


Principal’s Blog: Big Changes in Education

The news this week has been full of educational change announcements. Firstly, that young people who do not reach the required standard in Key Stage 2 tests whilst at primary school will have to re-take them in Year and possibly again in Year 8 until they pass. We have been thinking about the implications of… Read more »


Sport Report: 06/11/2015

The start of a new half term has coincided with a new range of activities available for students to participate in both their PE lessons and also their extra curricular provision. Despite being quiet on the fixtures front this week, the students have continued with their excellent commitment to training in Rugby and Netball as… 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 »


Meet Kea the Orang-Utan

Meet Kea – the newest member of Mr Buse’s Year 10 Geography class. Students over the past few weeks have been raising money to adopt a rainforest animal in order to raise awareness for conservation and the negative impact of deforestation, which they have been learning about in class. Kea is a Sumatran Orang-Utan; unfortunately… Read more »

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