01.12.2021

VIDEO: Mary Poppins Set Design Team Need Your Help

We recently took a sneak peek behind the scenes of Mary Poppins, interviewing set design students and Mrs Morse about all of the hard work that is going in preparation for the March 2022 school production. They have some special requests in preparation for the main show. Can you help the Mary Poppins Set Design… Read more »

12.11.2021

Author and Storyteller Katy Cawkwell visits Penrice Academy

Devon-based author and storyteller Katy Cawkwell visited Penrice Academy on Friday 12 November in order to lead workshops with the Year 7 and Year 10 students. Katy’s workshops are fast gaining a reputation amongst the school community and English teacher Mr Newton was keen to share Katy’s infectious enthusiasm for storytelling with Penrice students. Mr… Read more »

11.11.2021

Penrice Academy Remembers

On Thursday 11 November, Penrice Academy staff and students came together in the garden square for their annual Service of Remembrance. Students from all year groups and a variety of organisations – from Scouts and Guides to Army and Sea Cadets – paid their respects to service men and women lost in combat around the… Read more »

01.11.2021

Race Across the World 2021-22

We return to school after the half-term break full of optimism and excitement as we launch our latest extra-curricular initiative: Race Across the World. Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 will embark on an educational journey through Europe, South America and Africa respectively. Miss Garrod is on hand to explain more…  

15.10.2021

Students Shine at Open Events

Senior Penrice students have been busy showcasing the academy this side of half term as we opened our doors to welcome over 450 families for guided tours. Year 11 prefects acted as outstanding role models and tour guides during our two open evenings on Thursday 23 September 2021 and Tuesday 28 September 2021. The school… Read more »

26.08.2021

Return to School Information – September 2021

We look forward to welcoming your child back to school following some downtime over the summer. For those joining us in Year 7, we can’t wait to get your child started on their Penrice journey! The Department for Education have asked schools to conduct two on-site lateral flow tests for all students ahead of their… Read more »

12.08.2021

GCSE Results 2021

There was excitement and tears of joy at Penrice Academy today as the Class of 2021 opened their GCSE results. National GCSE Exams were cancelled this academic year due to Covid-19 restrictions, meaning that this year’s results were based on a range of evidence collected by the school including mock exams and in class assessments,… Read more »

22.07.2021

Students Help to Renovate the Student & Family Centre

Thank you to all of the students who have helped us renovate the Student & Family Centre this week as part of Curriculum Enrichment Week – it looks amazing and even includes a new home for the school tortoise! Ms Adams attended the official unveiling ceremony to cut the ribbon on her penultimate day in… Read more »

20.07.2021

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with the Year 7 Media Team

Article written by Meredith (Year 7 – Media Team) The Year 7 Media Team (Meredith, Isla, Molly, Adriana and Emelia) have been working hard to showcase all the skills they have learnt this year. Throughout the year they have filmed, edited and interviewed students and staff in their roles as part of the Penrice team… Read more »

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