15.10.2021

Students Shine at Open Events

Senior Penrice students have been busy showcasing the academy this side of half term as we opened our doors to welcome over 450 families for guided tours. Year 11 prefects acted as outstanding role models and tour guides during our two open evenings on Thursday 23 September 2021 and Tuesday 28 September 2021. The school… Read more »

26.08.2021

Return to School Information – September 2021

We look forward to welcoming your child back to school following some downtime over the summer. For those joining us in Year 7, we can’t wait to get your child started on their Penrice journey! The Department for Education have asked schools to conduct two on-site lateral flow tests for all students ahead of their… Read more »

12.08.2021

GCSE Results 2021

There was excitement and tears of joy at Penrice Academy today as the Class of 2021 opened their GCSE results. National GCSE Exams were cancelled this academic year due to Covid-19 restrictions, meaning that this year’s results were based on a range of evidence collected by the school including mock exams and in class assessments,… Read more »

20.07.2021

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with the Year 7 Media Team

The Year 7 Media Team (Meredith, Isla, Molly, Adriana and Emelia) have been working hard to showcase all the skills they have learnt this year. Throughout the year they have filmed, edited and interviewed students and staff in their roles as part of the Penrice team across the school. For one final challenge before the… Read more »

16.07.2021

Students Celebrate Success at Lit REBEL Awards Ceremony

Our inspirational young readers celebrated their passion for the books they’ve loved reading throughout their lunchtimes this half term, giving book reviews and presentations to our senior members of staff and heads of years earlier today. The event started with an awards ceremony which was then followed by some student speeches and a pizza party…. Read more »

08.07.2021

New Head Boy and Head Girl Announced

Penrice Academy are delighted to announce the appointment of Jake and Freya as the new Head Boy and Head Girl for the 2021/22 academic year. The announcement follows a lengthy, three-stage selection process which involved applications, interviews and team building challenges. Freya said: “ I hope that Jake and I can be the best examples… Read more »

01.07.2021

Paralympian Visits Penrice Academy

It was an honour to meet Great Britain Paralympian triathlete David Hill yesterday as he led a PE coaching session with our separate Year 7 & 8 girls’ bubbles as part of the Healthy Lifestyles Champions initiative from Youth Sport Trust David’s visit marked the pinnacle of a seven week after school sports programme for… Read more »

29.06.2021

Pupils Take On Rainbow Run Challenge for Children’s Hospice South West

Throughout last week, students across all year groups took part in the Children’s Hospice South West’s Rainbow Run challenge during their PE lessons. The event was a huge success and thoroughly enjoyed by all that embraced the challenge. There was a real community spirit and a sea of rainbow colours running around our 1-mile circular… Read more »

15.06.2021

Year 10 Undergo Phase II of the Senior Prefect Selection

Twelve shortlisted Year 10 students spent an afternoon at Carlyon Bay beach on Monday 14 June as they undertook team building and leadership exercises led by Sweat Cornwall. The group enjoyed 8 different challenges where they not only got to work together to further develop our strong Team Year 10 ethos, but also had the… Read more »

14.06.2021

Years 7 & 8 Enjoy Curriculum Enrichment Days

Years 7 and 8 took time out from their usual school timetable from Wednesday 9 June to Friday 11 June in order to take part in Curriculum Enrichment Days. The programme included a range of activities, including one full enterprise day focussing on responsible consumerism, along with two days of life skills workshops including first… Read more »

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