13.03.2024

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 »

30.01.2024

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.

07.09.2023

Penrice Strikes Gold with Music Enrichment Award

Penrice Academy has been awarded Gold as part of the Cornish Singing Schools Awards 2023 by ASONE Music Hub. The Cornish Singing Schools Award is a programme that promotes singing across all educational institutions in Cornwall and measures commitment to developing and encouraging youth singing. Penrice was one of only two secondary schools in Cornwall… Read more »

28.06.2023

Students Attend The Big Sing at Hall for Cornwall

On Monday 26th June, Penrice Academy joined a host of other Cornish schools in attending the Big Sing 2023 at the Hall for Cornwall. The event, organised by ASONE Music Hub, was an opportunity for children to sing in unison with other students representing a range of secondary and primary schools from across Cornwall. Penrice… Read more »

20.03.2023

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 »

16.03.2023

Penrice Musicians Perform at Songfest 2023

We were delighted to participate in the annual Songfest festival earlier this month, taking a group of talented musicians to Launceston. Mr Brodey, Music Teacher, shares more…

08.02.2023

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 »

19.12.2022

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.

14.12.2022

Musicians Shine at Winter Concert 2022

Our talented musicians took to the stage on Tuesday night as they performed in Penrice Academy’s annual Winter Concert. The highly-anticipated event welcomed spectators into the school for the first time since Covid-19 and seat reservations were snapped up with all tickets sold out well in advance. There were a huge variety of performances including… 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 »

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