15.10.2021

Students Shine at Open Events

Senior Penrice students have been busy showcasing the academy this side of half term as we opened our doors to welcome over 450 families for guided tours. Year 11 prefects acted as outstanding role models and tour guides during our two open evenings on Thursday 23 September 2021 and Tuesday 28 September 2021. The school… 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 »

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 »

14.09.2018

Plastic Free Penrice: Seas Our Future

Penrice Academy to Launch Plastic Free Campaign Penrice Academy is to join a growing list of communities around the country with a mission to cut back on single use plastic for the good of our oceans. With the help of St Austell Mayor Gary King and the team at Cornwall’s Surfers Against Sewage, students at… Read more »

23.09.2016

Star Students: Alice and Natalie

Outstanding Work Experience Award On Friday 23rd September during our Year 11 assembly, Alice Avery and Natalie Pramuk were awarded the Outstanding Work Experience Award by Mr Cardigan for exceptional Work Experience placements. Alice, who is keen to work in the media, spent her week with Pirate FM and even featured live on air, and Natalie… Read more »

24.06.2016

Meet the Prefect Team

We’re proud to announce the appointment of our Prefect Team for the next Academic Year. Meet our Head Students – Gabe Connolly and Natalie Pramuk (centre), and Deputies Charlie Monk, Jack Parr, Emma Clarke and Maddy Kessell. Big congratulations to them! We look forward to working with them next year. Next week the whole Prefect… Read more »

24.03.2016

Star Students: Year 11 Awards

On Wednesday 23rd March we held our annual Year 11 Awards, celebrating the achievements of those students who have gone above and beyond in particular subjects, awarding an ambassador for each subject and celebrating, with their families in the audience, their time with us at school. Awards were based not only on contributions in individual… Read more »

30.09.2015

Senior Prefect Team Activities

On Thursday 24th September, before taking on their Open Day duties, our Prefect Team, led by the Senior Prefects, took part in a number of activities designed to test their skills in leadership and assertiveness. Mr Wood, Head of Year 11, said: “Learning to be assertive when necessary is an important part of being a… Read more »

16.09.2015

Senior Prefect Team Bonding Day

Last Friday our Senior Prefect Team took part in a day of teamwork, bonding and leadership development at BF Adventures. The day saw the students tackling a zip wire, canoeing and getting involved in water courses as a team in the old quarry, in order to strengthen and develop their relationships outside of lessons and… Read more »

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