STEM at Bristol University

A glimpse of their futures!  This week Year 8 and Year 10 students have been visiting Bristol University for a STEM conference. They have had a fantastic time conversing with current undergraduate students, experiencing a campus tour and attending taster university lectures on a variety of different subjects; including Biochemistry, Engineering and French. Chelsea said… Read more »


Energy Quest (STEM) Activities Day

The Energy Quest (STEM) activities day was an engaging way of inspiring our Year 8 students to become scientists in their future careers. In the first session, students were encouraged to look at jobs related to engineering, and were encouraged to think of areas where they could use engineering in relation to careers. They also discussed… Read more »


Invisible Worlds Concert

On Thursday 4th April 2019, 12 schools from the St Austell area, including a number from the Peninsula Learning Trust, will be performing at the Invisible Worlds event at the Eden Project! Read more about Invisible Worlds here. Children from St. Mewan, Bishop Bronescombe, Charlestown, Mevagissey, Fowey, Luxulyan, Lostwithiel, Carclaze, Pondhu, Sandy Hill, Mount Charles… Read more »


Feature: Our Mount Edgcumbe Project

Our Reporters Andrianna, Louis and Oliver catch up with Jane from Mount Edgcumbe following our weeks of fundraising for Cornwall Hospice Care. Bring It Home for Mount Edgcumbe Here at Penrice, we believe that doing our bit and raising money for charity is vital and this year we’re helping our local community by supporting Mount… Read more »


Dancing in Disneyland

Entertainment Reporter Evie catches up with four of our dancers who recently competed in Paris. Dance is life for these girls. All they want to do is dance, anywhere and everywhere, but placing in a major competition in Disneyland is definitely a highlight. Mia, Bella, Elise and Emmy dance all different genres from hip-hop to… Read more »


Penrice Plus+ Roundup

Jacob and Jack talk about the extracurricular world of Penrice Plus. Penrice plus is an after school club welcoming everyone. There are all sorts of things you can do starting from girl’s football, cross country, badminton, and more. It runs after school from 3.15 to 4.15. After school clubs There’s also after school clubs like… Read more »


Being Internationally Aware

Young Reporter Isabelle looks at a current issue in detail and ponders the question, should children be more aware of international problems? Who is ‘the IS teenager?’ In 2015 a teenager, Shamima Begum, sneaked out of the county with two other of her school friends. It is said she was influenced by other people on… Read more »


Our Mini Medics

Young Reporter Isabelle catches up with our very own First Aid expert Mrs McGrath about Penrice Mini Medics. The Mini Medics programme, delivered by Penrice Academy First Aider and care plan co-ordinator Mrs McGrath, teachers the students all the basics of first aid from the recovery position to using a defibrillator. In this report I… Read more »


Obesity in Modern Times

Obesity is a world-wide crisis. According to the government, in 2016/2017, an estimated 22.6% of children (aged 4 to 5) in England were overweight, a significant increase from 21.9% in 2014/2015. So, what is obesity and why is it a problem? Young Reporter Jack investigates. Obesity is a condition that is associated with having an excess… Read more »


Global Warming

Young Reporter Jacob shares his thoughts. Global warming is affecting the whole world. It’s caused by pollution in the air witch is called green gas. Also deforestation affects global warming because when they cut the trees down it releases carbon dioxide which is bad for the air. Also transport can cause it because of the… Read more »

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