26.02.2020

School Closure information update 19 March

See the Principal’s letter 19th March 2020, School Closure and support to families at time of closure – click here to go to the downloadable documents      

11.02.2020

Safer Internet Day February 11th 2020

It is Safer Internet Day today. Safer Internet Day is a global campaign to promote the safe and responsible use of technology, which calls on young people, parents, carers, teachers, social workers, law enforcement, companies, policymakers, and wider, to join together in helping to create a better internet. We’d be delighted if you could join us in celebrating the… Read more »

10.02.2020

An Inspector Calls at Penrice!

On 5th February, Drama Impact performed An Inspector Calls to the whole of year 9 and year 11 to support their understanding of this GCSE text. There were around 25 year 11s who took part in a workshop during the morning lesson and three of these students then played a vital role in the opening… Read more »

10.02.2020

Year 11 meet Employers at the Apprenticeship Show, Exeter

On 29th January a group of Year 11’s and staff went to the National Apprenticeship Show at Westpoint, Exeter. The show bought students together from schools across the Cornwall and Devon region to meet with employers and training providers offering all levels of Apprenticeships from intermediate, advanced, higher and degree.   Our students had been prepared… Read more »

10.02.2020

Students learn how to Save Lives – Mini Medics 2020

This term Penrice Academy’s Year 7 kicked off 2020 learning with how to save a life. With the Mini Medics programme, presented by Penrice Academy First Aid Instructor and Care Plan Coordinator Mrs McGrath, the students learnt all the basics of First Aid, from the recovery position to how to use a defibrillator. Mrs McGrath… Read more »

03.02.2020

Our 24 Hour Activity Challenge – raising funds for the Invictus Trust

The Academy Council selects a local charity to work with ever year and organises several fundraising activities.  This year they have chosen the Invictus Trust, a small charity that aims to support and offer services to local teenagers who are suffering from poor mental health and associated issues.  On 12th  and 13th  December, over 60… Read more »

28.11.2019

Exploring Self Image and Identity with Year 7

7DW carried out their Online Digital lesson in tutor time today. We were looking at Self Image and Identity as part of the lesson the students wrote  words on Post-it notes that they would use to describe their partner in the activity. We use the internet and social media every day. We check our phones,… Read more »

27.09.2019

Hundreds came to “Find Your Future” at Penrice Academy’s Open Day

On Thursday 26th September 2019, we opened our doors to hundreds of children and parents for a Careers and Occupations themed Open Day and Evening, with the aim of raising aspirations of the next generation towards success in the future. The Theme, Find Your Future, came from reviewing the many students “experiences” that we offer… Read more »

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