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 »

10.06.2021

VIDEO: Isaac (Year 10) Releases Song for G7 Summit

Huge congratulations to Isaac in Year 10 who has had his song, ‘Kids Like Me’, selected by Cornwall Music Education Hub to be part of ‘7 Songs for G7’. The collection consists of seven unique, diverse songs, all home-grown, composed by Cornish composers from the age of 15 through to well-known Cornish songwriters and composers…. 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 »

23.01.2019

Penrice Presents \m/

For those about to rock… Penrice Presents: School of Rock Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a failed, wannabe rock star who decides to earn some extra cash posing as a substitute teacher at a prestigious Prep School. There he turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding,… Read more »

07.12.2018

Music Festival 2018

Once again Penrice Academy musicians represented their school at St Austell’s Music Festival, coming away with a fantastic number of awards and top recognition. Mr Jones said: “As always we are extremely proud of the students who took part in this year’s Music Festival. I was really impressed with the number of first and second… 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 »

15.03.2018

Upcoming: Romeo and Juliet

by Molly and Tia Pictured: Erin and Jude, two members of the cast. Today we interviewed some of the Romeo and Juliet cast to see how they are coping with the new play. Edie, Sadie and Ebony were all interviewed and said: “It was very hard at the start to learn the words as it’s… Read more »

04.05.2017

Performing Arts Clubs

This term we welcomed Flo, Mollie, Tom and Will to the Media Team and challenged them to interview Mr Tew about Penrice Plus, grab some photos and write something for the website.. in just one hour. Drama Club We asked Mr Tew: Why did you set drama club? He set up Drama Club because of… Read more »

20.04.2017

Year 8 Explore Trestle Masks in Drama

In Drama, Year 8 have been working on Trestle Masks, which are used as a tool in Theatre to aid actors in their techniques of physicality, focus, and improvisation, as well as character creation and spatial awareness. For homework, students designed and created their own masks, which are known to help to achieve a highly… Read more »

30.03.2017

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

On Thursday 30th March, Penrice Academy welcomed the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra string quintet, Resonate Strings, for a morning of workshops. All our of string players and students from The Roseland and Charlestown School took part in the workshops, which featured violins, violas, cellos and double bass. Mrs Karen Frost, CMST Strings Teacher, said: “I’m so proud… Read more »

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