27.09.2019

Hundreds came to “Find Your Future” at Penrice Academy’s Open Day

On Thursday 26th September 2019, we opened our doors to hundreds of children and parents for a Careers and Occupations themed Open Day and Evening, with the aim of raising aspirations of the next generation towards successful careers of the future. The Theme, Find Your Future, came from reviewing the many students “experiences” that we… Read more »

02.07.2019

Welcome Day 2019

  We are excited about meeting out next Year 7 during our two Welcome Days on 3rd/4th July! The two days have been planned to give our new students a chance to get to know the school before the academic year begins in September.  They will have the opportunity to spend some time talking with… Read more »

05.04.2019

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 »

01.04.2019

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 »

14.03.2019

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 »

08.03.2019

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 »

08.03.2019

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 »

08.03.2019

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 »

08.03.2019

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 »

08.03.2019

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 »

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