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.

17.10.2018

Kieran’s Endeavour Award

Meet Kieran – Endeavor Cup winner! Friday 12th October was the St Austell Swimming Club’s AGM and Presentation evening, held at St Austell Cricket Club. This was a well-supported evening with adults and children from Swimming, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Masters. Awards and medals for the swimmers were given out by the new Head… Read more »

12.10.2018

Angus – Champion Swimmer

Meet Angus, Year 11’s champion swimmer It was an amazing summer for Angus. On Friday 3rd August 2018 he competed in the 50 metre breaststroke at Pond’s Forge, Sheffield in the English National Summer Swimming Championships. Only the fastest 20 swimmers in England in each age group are invited.  Only 2 other boys from Cornwall… Read more »

11.10.2018

Frankie’s Synchronised Swimming

Last month, Year 10 swimming champion Frankie won gold for her synchronised swimming in Plymouth! Frankie explains: “I have been doing Synchronised swimming since I was 6 years old. I just love the feel of the water as it rushes past you, and the way you can do almost anything in the water as long… Read more »

17.05.2018

Sports Report: 17/05/2018

Last week was all about athletics. After a few weeks of training our students went off to Carne Brea track for the Track and Field Cup competition, with both our boys’ and girls’ teams eager to show what Penrice athletes have to offer! Athletics is a great sport to get into and Penrice is oozing… Read more »

10.05.2018

Sports Report: 10/05/18

Plenty to talk about from last week – especially towards the end! Athletics training, Girls’ Rugby Festival, a cricket match and a netball tournament. As PE staff we always try to encourage good sportsmanship within sport; this week showed some of the great sportswomen and sportsmen we have at Penrice and the sport reputation our… Read more »

30.04.2018

Sports Report: 30/04/2018

Last week was a busy and very exciting one! Our summer clubs are running, with Girls’ Rugby added to the mix on a Thursday. Already there is a great turn out to our range of clubs, which is excellent news, but there’s always space for those thinking about joining. Monday – 23/4/2018 It was a… Read more »

20.04.2018

Sports Report: 20/04/2018

The Sports Report is back and it could not come at a better time! We are heading into one of the busiest and best terms in the PE department so there is much to tell. It was a busy start after the Easter break. All Years are now on new topics in their lessons covering… Read more »

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