17.03.2022

SongFest 2022 – Pupils Take to the Stage at The Plymouth Pavilions

A musically-talented group of 15 students performed live on stage at the Plymouth Pavilions yesterday as part of SongFest 2022. The event was organised by Cornwall Music Education Hub and saw schools come together from across Cornwall and Devon to sing in one giant ensemble. SongFest took place across 6 locations – Penzance, Falmouth, Wadebridge,… Read more »

15.06.2021

Year 10 Undergo Phase II of the Senior Prefect Selection

Twelve shortlisted Year 10 students spent an afternoon at Carlyon Bay beach on Monday 14 June as they undertook team building and leadership exercises led by Sweat Cornwall. The group enjoyed 8 different challenges where they not only got to work together to further develop our strong Team Year 10 ethos, but also had the… 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 »

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 »

07.12.2018

Music Festival 2018

Once again Penrice Academy musicians represented their school at St Austell’s Music Festival, coming away with a fantastic number of awards and top recognition. Mr Jones said: “As always we are extremely proud of the students who took part in this year’s Music Festival. I was really impressed with the number of first and second… Read more »

05.11.2018

Year 10 Writer’s Block

Before half term, some of our Year 10 students had the opportunity to visit The Writer’s Block in cooperation with Next Steps Southwest. Miss Archer explains: “This inspiring experience helped our students to create incredible stories with daring and intriguing characters that explored fascinating scenarios!” As well as giving them a fun out-of-classroom experience, the… Read more »

16.05.2018

Ten Tors 2018

On Friday 11th May, Penrice students once again represented their school and their county at the annual Ten Tors event on Dartmoor. In the 45 Mile category, our Year 11 students set a new landmark with our first full team of six completing the event. Mr de Villiers, Penrice Expeditions Supervisor, said: “It has been a… Read more »

20.04.2018

Sports Report: Girls’ Football

20/04/2018 Although it is only the first week back from the Easter half term, the PE department have had a busy start – kicking off with two exciting Girls’ Football matches resulting in some fantastic news for Penrice Sport! We had two matches last night. Our U14 girls played against Liskeard on home turf and… Read more »

20.04.2018

Bloodhound: Race to the Line

On Tuesday 17th April 2018, Penrice students were invited to RNAS Culdrose to take part in the Regional Finals of Race to the Line; a project based around the Bloodhound speed record attempts. The project, which has been running for three years, saw a number of schools come together to create and race cars in… Read more »

19.02.2018

Somerset Trampoline Competition

Last term, Owain Brociner-Allen from Year 11 took part in a regional trampoline competition in Somerset, competing against a range of ages and experiences. Owain told us all about it. “It was fantastic; I went to Somerset and took part in a completion representing the school – any age could apply but I was competing… Read more »

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