16.05.2022

Boys’ Athletics Teams Clinch County Title

Athletics County Champions Cornwall 2022 Penrice

News coming in from the PE Department where both of our Boys’ Athletics teams were victorious against 17 other Cornish schools as they lifted the County Cup last week! As a result of both teams winning, we will be taking them to compete against the other county champions from across the southwest at Millfield School… Read more »

07.04.2022

Year 11 Conquer the 24-Hour Charity Challenge

13:30 The last dance!!! – Congratulations to Year 11 on completing the #24HourChallenge!!!! 🥳 🥳 Dancing, cycling and rowing, non-stop for 24 hours! ✔️ Over £3,000 raised in total for Young Lives vs Cancer, Kidney Care UK and The Brain Tumour Charity, all of which have close personal ties with students/staff at Penrice ❤  … Read more »

25.03.2022

Curtain Rises on Penrice School Production of Mary Poppins

What a fantastic week it has been here at Penrice! The Assembly Hall was filled to capacity on all three nights of Mary Poppins and every show was greeted with rapturous applause by each audience. This was the first school production since pre-Covid times (2019) and it was certainly worth the wait with classics including… Read more »

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 »

04.03.2022

Year 10 Compete in UK Space Agency ‘SatelLife2022 Challenge’

Over 100 Year 10 students took part in the SatelLife2022 Challenge today as they searched for new, innovative ways in which satellites could improve life on Earth. Promoted as a nationwide search for young space entrepreneurs, the competition is open to ages 11 – 22 and has a prize fund of up to £50,000 available… Read more »

10.02.2022

Year 8 Girls’ Team Compete in FIRST® LEGO® League STEM Challenge

A team of Year 8 girls presented live to a panel of judges earlier this morning as part of their entry into the FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge. The FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge develops STEM learning in children aged 9-16, inspiring young people to develop their critical thinking, coding and design skills through hands-on STEM learning… Read more »

04.02.2022

Year 9 & 10 Take On National UKMT Maths Challenge

There have been faces of concentration in the computer room over the past two days as our Year 9 and Year 10 students have competed in the national UKMT Maths Challenge. The UKMT Maths Challenge is an annual event that Penrice is proud to take part in and acts as an enrichment opportunity for our… Read more »

12.12.2021

Year 9 Take On Energy Quest Workshop

Year 9 have participated in an immersive Science workshop led by Tomorrows Engineers called Energy Quest over the past two days. This was a really exciting workshop giving Year 9 students the chance to find out all about sustainable energy and learn about associated engineering careers, whilst trying to solve the problem of how to… Read more »

01.12.2021

VIDEO: Mary Poppins Set Design Team Need Your Help

Penrice Academy’s Mary Poppins will be performing on the 22nd,23rd, and 24th of March. With assistance from Ms Morse, the set design team have been working on adapting the script in a real performance. The Media Team is going to be interviewing the Behind-the-Scenes teams throughout the year to show their involvement in the production,… Read more »

23.11.2021

Keanu [Year 8] Crowned Junior National Judo Champion

Penrice Academy student Keanu (Year 8) enjoyed a weekend to remember after winning Junior Under 50kg Gold at the BJC Open National Championships in Kettering on Sunday. Even more impressively, Keanu won all of his fights by Ippon; the judo equivalent of a knockout punch in boxing. Keanu’s memorable run to title glory was very… Read more »

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