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 8 immerse themselves in cooking in Spanish!

On 10th January,  15 Year 8 students travelled to Truro School Cookery School to take part in an immersive Spanish cookery session. Maria and Manuel led the session, giving instructions in both English and Spanish, discussing the story behind the dishes, and demonstrating and encouraging the perfect technique. The pupils prepared, cooked and ate a… Read more »

17.06.2019

More Athletics and Swimming Success for our Year 8 Athletes

Last Saturday saw young athletes from Penrice represent their schools in the County Championships. Champions from year 8 were Tineasha in 8ZG who won the long jump with a personal best matching jump of 4.29m!  Blake in 8EC was also successful and won the 1500m with a time of 4 minutes and 40 seconds and… 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.

05.04.2019

STEM at Bristol University

A glimpse of their futures!  This week Year 8 and Year 10 students have been visiting Bristol University for a STEM conference. They have had a fantastic time conversing with current undergraduate students, experiencing a campus tour and attending taster university lectures on a variety of different subjects; including Biochemistry, Engineering and French. Chelsea said… 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 »

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