13.07.2022

Team Porthpean Win Sports Day 2022

A great effort by our pupils yesterday who gave it their all on Sports Day! Congratulations to Team Porthpean on romping to victory by a clear margin! There were an enormous range of activities on offer ranging from traditional track and field events to more obscure Sports Day activities such as Archery, BMX Riding, French… Read more »

04.07.2022

Introducing our New Head Students

We are delighted to introduce our new Head Students: Thalia and Alfie! All of the prefects who were interviewed for positions / roles over the last two weeks did themselves proud and we wish them all the best in their new Senior Prefect roles.

10.05.2022

Students Complete Ten Tors Challenge 2022

Huge congratulations to all 3 of our Ten Tors teams who successfully completed the 35-mile challenge this weekend! Our determined students began training for the expedition at the start of the academic year and all of their hard work paid off as they navigated Dartmoor under the energy-sapping sunshine. Ms Penrose, Ten Tors Leader at… 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 »

04.03.2022

Year 10 Compete in UK Space Agency ‘SatelLife2022 Challenge’

Over 100 Year 10 students took part in the SatelLife2022 Challenge today as they searched for new, innovative ways in which satellites could improve life on Earth. Promoted as a nationwide search for young space entrepreneurs, the competition is open to ages 11 – 22 and has a prize fund of up to £50,000 available… Read more »

04.02.2022

Year 9 & 10 Take On National UKMT Maths Challenge

There have been faces of concentration in the computer room over the past two days as our Year 9 and Year 10 students have competed in the national UKMT Maths Challenge. The UKMT Maths Challenge is an annual event that Penrice is proud to take part in and acts as an enrichment opportunity for our… Read more »

17.01.2022

Year 10 Catering & Hospitality Students Taste Army Life

Year 10’s Catering and Hospitality students were visited by the Army this morning as their cooking skills were put to the test using real Army ration packs. The workshop began with a presentation on Army careers, focussing on the Royal Logistics Corp and what life is like being a Chef in the Army. Students learnt… Read more »

12.11.2021

Author and Storyteller Katy Cawkwell visits Penrice Academy

Devon-based author and storyteller Katy Cawkwell visited Penrice Academy on Friday 12 November in order to lead workshops with the Year 7 and Year 10 students. Katy’s workshops are fast gaining a reputation amongst the school community and English teacher Mr Newton was keen to share Katy’s infectious enthusiasm for storytelling with Penrice students. Mr… Read more »

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 »

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