Headteacher’s Welcome

Ms Lucy Gambier
Executive Headteacher of Penrice Academy

Welcome to Penrice Academy

Penrice Academy is a happy, safe and welcoming school community with highly effective support, care and guidance to allow all students to flourish and excel.

Alongside the support we provide we are relentless in our expectations and ambitions for each and every one of our students, because our students are incredible and deserve the very best life has to offer.

At Penrice we continued to learn and thrive through the global pandemic, ensuring that our students enjoyed a fantastic range of educational experiences and were highly successful at securing well deserved places in further education. Our priority is to give students the best possible chance of success and happiness when they move onto their next stages in education and beyond.

Our enriched curriculum allows students to learn broadly and widely, both inside and outside the classroom throughout their 5-year journey with us. We offer a plethora of enrichment opportunities through our Penrice Plus curriculum, including over 40 choices from coding to crochet. Our students look forward to a huge number of trips, visits and experiences planned every year including the annual Curriculum Enhancement week, where we see students kayaking down the Ardeche, climbing the Eiffel tower, descending Poldark mine and learning to surf on Fistral beach, amongst so many other things.

We hope this website gives you an idea of what Penrice has to offer.

Lucy Gambier, Executive Headteacher

Penrice Academy Mini-Documentary

Video Chapters
00:00 – Introduction
00:17 – Core Values
01:41 – Developing Character
02:36 – Classroom Atmosphere
04:01 – Extra-Curricular
07:17 – Student-Teacher-Parent Triangles
08:16 – Teaching Moral Virtues
11:10 – GCSE Results
12:42 – Cornwall Education Learning Trust (MAT Preview)

Where next?

Joining Penrice – The Transition Hub


Enrichment Opportunities