01.12.2021

VIDEO: Mary Poppins Set Design Team Need Your Help

We recently took a sneak peek behind the scenes of Mary Poppins, interviewing set design students and Mrs Morse about all of the hard work that is going in preparation for the March 2022 school production. They have some special requests in preparation for the main show. Can you help the Mary Poppins Set Design… Read more »

20.05.2021

Superb work in Year 9 Art Project

Year 9 Art & Design students have been very busy this week designing and constructing their own clay sculpture, for their ‘Surface’ project. Their work was inspired by the artists Peter Randall-Page, Luciana Rondolini, Kate Malone and Yayoi Kusama, as well as incorporating ideas, skills and techniques they have learnt this year. Their clay sculptures… 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 »

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 »

08.10.2018

Christmas Card Competition 2018

It’s that time of year again – your chance to design Penrice Academy’s official Christmas card. The Task: To design Penrice Academy’s official Christmas Card for Christmas 2018 The Theme: ‘What Christmas means to me.’ The Design: To be submitted A4 or A5 or digitally as a JPEG Can be full colour or black and white Can… Read more »

19.01.2018

Primary Art Workshop 2018

On Wednesday 17th January, Year 4s and 5s from Sandyhill and Poldhu primaries spent the day in the Art Department at Penrice creating mixed media imaginary worlds inspired by artists Joseph Cornell and Kristjana S Williams – and the film Avatar. Miss Morse explained: “We worked in one of our iMac suites to find and… Read more »

07.12.2017

Penrice Christmas Decorations

Christmas season in upon us and our amazing team of new designers in an after school club have made our school a festive place to be by adding a pinch of Christmas magic to it. They made reindeer heads out of Penrice’s recycled cardboard and it only took 2 hours to make all of them!… Read more »

12.10.2017

Crochet Club Penrice Plus

This week at Penrice Plus we visited Crochet Club to find out what it’s all about. Penrice Plus gives students at Penrice the opportunity to try new things and develop new skills. Crochet is a great example of this. We spoke to Kiera to find out what she likes about crochet. She said: “I really… Read more »

08.12.2016

Making a Scene for Christmas: 2016

Over the past month, five Year 9 students from Penrice have worked with Mrs Smith and Miss Stanley in Art to paint one of the three backdrops for the Fowey Primary Christmas production! Kira Allen, Evie Connolly, Lerryn Nottle, Ria Pollard and Elina Sirve were given the task of creating an Arabian market scene for… Read more »

01.12.2016

Star Student: Jaz, Year 11

Congratulations to Jaz in Year 11 who has been chosen by Mr Baker as the winner of this year’s Christmas Card Competition with this stunning painting portraying friends round a tree and marking the centenary of the Battle of the Somme. “I love history so wanted to pay tribute to soldiers who were at war… Read more »

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