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 »

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 »

07.03.2019

Feature: Space X

SpaceX is designing, manufacturing and launching advanced rockets and space crafts. It was founded in 2002 by Elon Musk, the CEO and lead designer of SpaceX. He is also the co-founder, CEO, and product designer of the global car brand Tesla who, on the 1st of July 2003, took the world by storm with its… Read more »

12.10.2018

Angus – Champion Swimmer

Meet Angus, Year 11’s champion swimmer It was an amazing summer for Angus. On Friday 3rd August 2018 he competed in the 50 metre breaststroke at Pond’s Forge, Sheffield in the English National Summer Swimming Championships. Only the fastest 20 swimmers in England in each age group are invited.  Only 2 other boys from Cornwall… Read more »

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