17.11.2022

Character Days 2022 – Blog

The purpose of our #CharacterDays is to develop our students as well-rounded people, nurturing them to become kind, caring and empathetic young adults who are ready to make a positive impact on the world when they leave Penrice. Below is a timeline/blog providing you with updates across the two days (Thursday and Friday). Body Image… Read more »

10.10.2022

Titan the Robot Inspires Budding Computer Science Students

Pupils at Penrice Academy in St. Austell welcomed a world-famous, 8-foot-tall visitor into school on Monday 10th October. Jaws dropped as Titan the Robot took to the stage with a mission to both entertain and to plant the seed of inspiration in each student’s brain, showcasing what is possible in Computer Science. The visit of… Read more »

15.07.2022

Curriculum Enrichment Week 2022 – Blog

Final Updates Isles of Scilly – Final Two Days Report written by Mr Banfield:   Friday brought us outstanding weather for the last group to go to Penninis Head to try coasteering, it was quite a sight to see our students taking the plunge (literally) and overcoming their fears to jump off the rocks. Whilst… Read more »

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 »

23.06.2022

Students Enjoy Three Days of Enrichment Activities

This week saw Years 7, 8 and 9 take part in three action-packed Enrichment Days here at Penrice. The purpose of Penrice Enrichment Days is to teach and develop new skills in our students that they might otherwise not get to learn in traditional classroom lessons. This is all part of our mission to keep… Read more »

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 »

04.02.2022

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 »

12.12.2021

Year 9 Take On Energy Quest Workshop

Year 9 have participated in an immersive Science workshop led by Tomorrows Engineers called Energy Quest over the past two days. This was a really exciting workshop giving Year 9 students the chance to find out all about sustainable energy and learn about associated engineering careers, whilst trying to solve the problem of how to… Read more »

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