07.04.2022

Year 11 Conquer the 24-Hour Charity Challenge

13:30 The last dance!!! – Congratulations to Year 11 on completing the #24HourChallenge!!!! 🥳 🥳 Dancing, cycling and rowing, non-stop for 24 hours! ✔️ Over £3,000 raised in total for Young Lives vs Cancer, Kidney Care UK and The Brain Tumour Charity, all of which have close personal ties with students/staff at Penrice ❤  … Read more »

06.04.2022

Update – Kaydon (Year 11) Elected as Youth Parliament Representative

Update – Wednesday 6 April 2022 On Wednesday 6 April, Cllr James Mustoe visited Penrice Academy to meet Kaydon in person and congratulate him on being elected as a Member of Youth Parliament (MYP). The pair chatted for over half an hour, discussing Kaydon’s aims in Youth Parliament as well as tackling the key issue… 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 »

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 »

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 »

28.05.2021

Penrice Bid Farewell to Year 11

There were heartfelt hugs and tears on Friday 28 May as Penrice Academy held a special leavers’ day for Year 11. The day started with a year group assembly at 8.30 where students were shown pictures from various highlights during their time at Penrice alongside a special performance from the Penrice band led by Mr… Read more »

17.05.2021

National Citizen Service Visit to Launch Summer Programme

Last week, a team from the National Citizen Service (NCS) joined us to promote this summer’s programme that is now taking bookings. Year 11 students have a fabulous opportunity to take part in a two week programme that includes outdoor activities, a community project and much more! Students from Penrice are regulars on the NCS… 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 »

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