Oliver JR – Penrice Academy Production 2024 Review

There was a memorable spectacle at Penrice Academy last week as the curtain rose on their highly anticipated 2024 school production of Oliver JR. Full of classic, iconic songs like “Consider Yourself”, “Food Glorious Food”, and “Oom-Pah-Pah”, the audiences across three nights toe-tapped and clapped along throughout the shows.   Performing to over 200 people… Read more »


Anticipation Rises for Oliver JR!

There is just over one month to go until our talented actors and actresses take to the stage for Penrice Academy’s 2024 school production of Oliver JR. Full of classic songs like “Consider Yourself”, “Food Glorious Food”, and “Oom-Pah-Pah”, this is set to be a toe-tapping, engaging and truly memorable spectacle.


Sell-Out Crowds Enjoy Matilda Jr.

Our school production of Matilda Jr. took to the stage last week in three sell-out performances on the 14th, 15th and 16th March! Full to the brim with catchy songs and high energy dance numbers, audiences gave standing ovations every night. The story centres on Matilda, a young girl with wit and intelligence far beyond… Read more »


Penrice Prepares for Matilda Jr. School Production

*** UPDATE: 9th March 2023 – WHILST ALL DATES WERE SOLD OUT, WE ARE OCCASIONALLY RECEIVING SOME TICKET CANCELLATIONS. PLEASE KEEP CHECKING PARENTPAY IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR LAST-MINUTE TICKETS *** Penrice Academy is thrilled to present our 2023 School Production of Matilda Jr, the award-winning musical based on the original Roald Dahl classic. This… Read more »


Performing Arts – Autumn Term 2022 Round-up

This term has been a very busy term for the Performing Arts department at Penrice Academy which culminated in our end of term Winter Concert last Tuesday. Mr Brodey shares a round-up in this Performing Arts blog which summarises the term gone by.


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 »


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 »


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 »