Sell-Out Crowds Enjoy Matilda Jr.

Our school production of Matilda Jr. took to the stage last week in three sell-out performances on the 14th, 15th and 16th March! Full to the brim with catchy songs and high energy dance numbers, audiences gave standing ovations every night. The story centres on Matilda, a young girl with wit and intelligence far beyond… Read more »


Scholarship Spotlight

This academic year we launched a new scholarship programme to push the most academically able and give them greater opportunities to develop further. Read on as we hear from Ms Coleman, Deputy Headteacher, who explains the recent happenings for our scholars.


Penrice Musicians Perform at Songfest 2023

We were delighted to participate in the annual Songfest festival earlier this month, taking a group of talented musicians to Launceston. Mr Brodey, Music Teacher, shares more…


Student Green Team Officially Launch ‘Penrice Pre-Loved’

The Penrice Plus Green Team have officially launched our Penrice Pre-Loved Uniform Store this week, coinciding with the creation of a Penrice Pre-Loved Marketplace on Facebook. Penrice Pre-Loved is all about giving old uniform and school equipment a new home, re-using perfectly good items and reducing carbon footprint together. Penrice Pre-Loved is available in the… Read more »


Musicians Shine at Winter Concert 2022

Our talented musicians took to the stage on Tuesday night as they performed in Penrice Academy’s annual Winter Concert. The highly-anticipated event welcomed spectators into the school for the first time since Covid-19 and seat reservations were snapped up with all tickets sold out well in advance. There were a huge variety of performances including… Read more »


Character Days 2022 – Blog

The purpose of our #CharacterDays is to develop our students as well-rounded people, nurturing them to become kind, caring and empathetic young adults who are ready to make a positive impact on the world when they leave Penrice. Below is a timeline/blog providing you with updates across the two days (Thursday and Friday). Body Image… Read more »


Titan the Robot Inspires Budding Computer Science Students

Pupils at Penrice Academy in St. Austell welcomed a world-famous, 8-foot-tall visitor into school on Monday 10th October. Jaws dropped as Titan the Robot took to the stage with a mission to both entertain and to plant the seed of inspiration in each student’s brain, showcasing what is possible in Computer Science. The visit of… Read more »


Curriculum Enrichment Week 2022 – Blog

Final Updates Isles of Scilly – Final Two Days Report written by Mr Banfield:   Friday brought us outstanding weather for the last group to go to Penninis Head to try coasteering, it was quite a sight to see our students taking the plunge (literally) and overcoming their fears to jump off the rocks. Whilst… Read more »


Students Enjoy Three Days of Enrichment Activities

This week saw Years 7, 8 and 9 take part in three action-packed Enrichment Days here at Penrice. The purpose of Penrice Enrichment Days is to teach and develop new skills in our students that they might otherwise not get to learn in traditional classroom lessons. This is all part of our mission to keep… Read more »

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