28.04.2021

Budding Engineers Submit Entry to the Big Bang Project

A team of seven Year 7 students have recently been hard at work on their designs for the Big Bang Project, a competition aimed at inspiring young people in the STEM subjects. Taking place after school in the DT classrooms, the students have been challenged to design filtration devices to cleanse rainwater for people to… Read more »

27.04.2021

Penrice Launches Us Plus Student Team

There was an exciting development in Penrice Academy’s Emotional Health and Wellbeing support infrastructure this week where 18 Year 9 students were trained to become the school’s first ever Us Plus student team. The aim of the programme is to create a team of young people able to support the emotional, mental health and wellbeing… Read more »

22.04.2021

Nadine Donates her Lockdown Locks

Do you ever remember returning to school after a long holiday to find that your classmate looked different? New trims, radiant sun tans and fresh new uniform are just a handful of examples where classmates take a second glance before recognising a friend’s new look. Well that’s exactly what happened to Nadine in Year 9… Read more »

21.03.2020

Latest DfE guidance for GCSE grades determination 20 March 2020

GCSE grades determination – the latest information from the Department for Education 20 March 2020 Dear Parent/Carer, The Department for Education (DfE) have now released some further guidance as to how GCSE grades will be determined. The grade a student will achieve, in each subject area, will be based on a range of data known… Read more »

10.02.2020

Year 11 meet Employers at the Apprenticeship Show, Exeter

On 29th January a group of Year 11’s and staff went to the National Apprenticeship Show at Westpoint, Exeter. The show bought students together from schools across the Cornwall and Devon region to meet with employers and training providers offering all levels of Apprenticeships from intermediate, advanced, higher and degree.   Our students had been prepared… Read more »

10.02.2020

Year 8 Go For It in 2020!

On Tuesday 21st January, Year 8 students took part in a variety of workshops across the school, to gain experience in different industries and test out their skills, taking the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about the world of work. Over 20 occupational sectors were represented with professional from industries like Coodes Solicitors… Read more »

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