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 »

05.11.2018

Penrice Remembers: ‘6190’

Last term for Penrice Plus, Mr Carter’s Art group wanted to create their own response to the centenary of the end of the First World War. Mr Carter explains: “Looking at larger scale projects such as ‘The Shrouds of the Somme’ and ‘Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red’ at the Tower of London, we aimed to… 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 »

19.10.2018

Penrice Academy’s Big Draw 2018

“Do your best and never stop.” (Stephen Wiltshire) This year for the Big Draw, students at Penrice Academy drew a city together. The Big Draw is a global community festival, which celebrates the universal language of drawing.  Each year the Art Department has been part of the Big Draw, but usually on small scale and… Read more »

17.10.2018

Kieran’s Endeavour Award

Meet Kieran – Endeavor Cup winner! Friday 12th October was the St Austell Swimming Club’s AGM and Presentation evening, held at St Austell Cricket Club. This was a well-supported evening with adults and children from Swimming, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Masters. Awards and medals for the swimmers were given out by the new Head… Read more »

12.10.2018

Angus – Champion Swimmer

Meet Angus, Year 11’s champion swimmer It was an amazing summer for Angus. On Friday 3rd August 2018 he competed in the 50 metre breaststroke at Pond’s Forge, Sheffield in the English National Summer Swimming Championships. Only the fastest 20 swimmers in England in each age group are invited.  Only 2 other boys from Cornwall… Read more »

11.10.2018

Frankie’s Synchronised Swimming

Last month, Year 10 swimming champion Frankie won gold for her synchronised swimming in Plymouth! Frankie explains: “I have been doing Synchronised swimming since I was 6 years old. I just love the feel of the water as it rushes past you, and the way you can do almost anything in the water as long… Read more »

11.10.2018

Lia Joins the National Youth Brass Band!

Lia in Year 10 has passed her audition for the National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain. Back in July she also successfully completed 3 courses with the National Children’s Brass Band of Great Britain. Lia explains: “I played on my first course with the NCBBGB in July 2016 and have since completed 2 more… Read more »

10.10.2018

Remembrance for Peace

Remembrance Day is always a big deal at Penrice Academy. It is arguably one of the most important events of the calendar and it means a lot to our staff and students to mark it each year. To mark Remembrance Day this year at Penrice we are creating a Remembrance Wall, which will be a… Read more »

04.10.2018

Star Student: Denzil, Year 9

Meet Denzil – Year 9’s Shooting Champion. Denzil has had a fantastic year. Following on from his selection by British Shooting to be put on their Talent Pathway earlier this year, he’s been winning multiple local competitions. He competed at the British Grand Prix at Uttoxeter, where he came first in his class, and overall… Read more »

1 2 3 14