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 »

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 »

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 »

10.06.2021

VIDEO: Isaac (Year 10) Releases Song for G7 Summit

Huge congratulations to Isaac in Year 10 who has had his song, ‘Kids Like Me’, selected by Cornwall Music Education Hub to be part of ‘7 Songs for G7’. The collection consists of seven unique, diverse songs, all home-grown, composed by Cornish composers from the age of 15 through to well-known Cornish songwriters and composers…. Read more »

05.04.2019

STEM at Bristol University

A glimpse of their futures!  This week Year 8 and Year 10 students have been visiting Bristol University for a STEM conference. They have had a fantastic time conversing with current undergraduate students, experiencing a campus tour and attending taster university lectures on a variety of different subjects; including Biochemistry, Engineering and French. Chelsea said… Read more »

10.12.2018

Top Results for Year 10’s Lia

Veteran Penrice Brass musician Lia has had a fantastic few weeks! On Saturday 24th Nvember she competed at St Dennis Solo Contest and came away with some top results: Under 15 Slow Melody – 1st  Under 18 Slow Melody – 1st  Under 18 Aire Varie – 1st  Junior Duet Under 18 – 1st  Open Slow… Read more »

05.11.2018

Year 10 Writer’s Block

Before half term, some of our Year 10 students had the opportunity to visit The Writer’s Block in cooperation with Next Steps Southwest. Miss Archer explains: “This inspiring experience helped our students to create incredible stories with daring and intriguing characters that explored fascinating scenarios!” As well as giving them a fun out-of-classroom experience, the… Read more »

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