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 »

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 »

15.02.2019

The Outdoor Learning Environment

Penrice Academy Opens a Brand New Farm This spring, staff and students at Penrice Academy are excited to launch the Outdoor Learning Environment – also known as the Penrice Farm, a project that has been a year in the making. The Outdoor Learning Environment offers students the opportunity to learn outside, gain agricultural skills and… Read more »

07.02.2019

Safer Internet Day 2019

‘Safer Internet Day: Together for a better internet’ Safer Internet Day 2019 took place this Tuesday 5th February, with the theme of the importance of consent and choice. The theme encourages young people to work together to be positive, safe and respectful online, empowering them to take control of their digital lives and consider how… Read more »

23.01.2019

Penrice Presents \m/

For those about to rock… Penrice Presents: School of Rock Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn some extra cash posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious Prep School. There he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding,… Read more »

14.12.2018

#BringItHome for Cornwall Hospice Care

Penrice Academy Students Fundraise for a Cause Close to Home This year for their whole school fundraising initiative, Penrice Academy students are coming together to raise money for Cornwall Hospice Care, as their Mount Edgcumbe Hospice is just across the road from the school. Every year the Penrice Academy Council, made up of 14 students… Read more »

10.12.2018

French and Spanish Theatre

On Monday 3rd December, Years 7, 8 and 9 French students were entranced once again by the fantastic Onatti Theatre Productions, with their play La salle des Énigmes! Who better to tell you how awesome Onatti Theatre are than our students themselves? “We really enjoyed watching the french play. The plot was very funny; the… Read more »

10.12.2018

Top Results for Year 10’s Lia

Veteran Penrice Brass musician Lia has had a fantastic few weeks! On Saturday 24th Nvember she competed at St Dennis Solo Contest and came away with some top results: Under 15 Slow Melody – 1st  Under 18 Slow Melody – 1st  Under 18 Aire Varie – 1st  Junior Duet Under 18 – 1st  Open Slow… Read more »

16.11.2018

The Penrice Language Challenge

We are launching our first Penrice Language Challenge! In our school we have students that can speak a huge range of languages including: English, Mandarin Chinese, Cantonese Chinese, Putonghua, Lithuanian, Portuguese, Hindi, Russian, Romanian, Polish, Albanian, Shqip, German, Tagalog, Filipino, Japanese and Greek! Our Language Challenge, working with DuoLingo, is an opportunity for students and… Read more »

09.11.2018

Penrice Remembers 2018

On Friday 9th November, Penrice Academy students and staff marked Remembrance Day 2018. This year students worked with Oasis Inspire on their Remembrance for Peace project. The project sees an estimated 20,000 plus children around the country reflecting on and discussing peace. Aimee Stevens, Teacher at Penrice who worked closely with Oasis, said: “Remembrance Day… Read more »

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