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 »

08.03.2019

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 »

08.03.2019

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 »

08.03.2019

Feature: Seas Our Future

In this article, Environmental Reporters Daisy, Grace, Matilda, Emily and Maddison explain current increasing problems in the environment. It will entail palm oil and our local issue – plastic pollution. To begin with, we will talk about palm oil. Though palm oil seems a further afield problem, if it were to run out it would… Read more »

07.03.2019

British Sign Language

By Emily Why everyone should learn BSL My passion for sign language was first ignited through an extra-curricular club after school on a Thursday where we learnt the basics of sign language and my interest sky rocketed from there. I believe studying sign language and learning about Deaf culture is a vital life skill to… Read more »

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