23.08.2019

Fabulous GCSE Results again this year

Our students have achieved amazing results in their GCSE’s this year. 75% of our students achieved Grade 4+ in English and Maths 197 achieved top grades of Grade 8 and Grade 9 70% are making better than expected progress – our Progress 8 score is +0.5, a significant improvement on  last year 37 Students have… Read more »

02.07.2019

Welcome Day 2019

  We are excited about meeting out next Year 7 during our two Welcome Days on 3rd/4th July! The two days have been planned to give our new students a chance to get to know the school before the academic year begins in September.  They will have the opportunity to spend some time talking with… Read more »

14.06.2019

Penrice Celebrate Outstanding Athletics Achievement!

Boys team

We are proud to announce some fantastic Athletics success here at Penrice Academy.  On 4th June our teams took part in the English School Athletics Association (ESAA) Track and Field South West Regional finals at Exeter Arena. Both of our Junior Girls’, Junior Boys’  and Inter Boys’ teams were competing against some of the top… Read more »

04.06.2019

Inspiring our students – Olympians visit Penrice

photo graph of Olympian and Rowing Club students

Two Former Olympic athletes visited our students at the end of last term.   Olympian Silver Medallist and World Championship Gold Medallist rower, Annie Vernon from North Cornwall (Polzeath) and Vernon Samuels, Triple Jumper Olympian from Bristol shared their success stories and the challenges they had to overcome.

20.05.2019

Young People and Alcohol guides – available now!

Front page of Parent Guide for Young People and Alcohol advice

Guides related to Young People and Alcohol available to download now  We have two useful guides to understanding Young People and Alcohol that are available to download from our website.  The guides are produced by the Alcohol Education Trust and are tailored for the readers – one for Parents and Carers and one for Students/Young… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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