22.07.2021

Students Help to Renovate the Student & Family Centre

Thank you to all of the students who have helped us renovate the Student & Family Centre this week as part of Curriculum Enrichment Week – it looks amazing and even includes a new home for the school tortoise! Ms Adams attended the official unveiling ceremony to cut the ribbon on her penultimate day in… Read more »

20.07.2021

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with the Year 7 Media Team

The Year 7 Media Team (Meredith, Isla, Molly, Adriana and Emelia) have been working hard to showcase all the skills they have learnt this year. Throughout the year they have filmed, edited and interviewed students and staff in their roles as part of the Penrice team across the school. For one final challenge before the… Read more »

16.07.2021

Students Celebrate Success at Lit REBEL Awards Ceremony

Our inspirational young readers celebrated their passion for the books they’ve loved reading throughout their lunchtimes this half term, giving book reviews and presentations to our senior members of staff and heads of years earlier today. The event started with an awards ceremony which was then followed by some student speeches and a pizza party…. Read more »

14.07.2021

Pentewan Win Sports Day 2021

It was a lesson of never giving up for our winners of Sports Day yesterday. Congratulations to team Pentewan who, after being bottom of the scoreboard at lunchtime, had a resurgent afternoon to secure the trophy. SPORTS DAY 2021 – LUNCHTIME STANDINGS 1st: Par Bay 2nd: Carlyon Bay 3rd: Charlestown 4th: Mevagissey 5th: Porthpean 6th:… 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 »

01.07.2021

Paralympian Visits Penrice Academy

It was an honour to meet Great Britain Paralympian triathlete David Hill yesterday as he led a PE coaching session with our separate Year 7 & 8 girls’ bubbles as part of the Healthy Lifestyles Champions initiative from Youth Sport Trust David’s visit marked the pinnacle of a seven week after school sports programme for… 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 »

14.06.2021

Years 7 & 8 Enjoy Curriculum Enrichment Days

Years 7 and 8 took time out from their usual school timetable from Wednesday 9 June to Friday 11 June in order to take part in Curriculum Enrichment Days. The programme included a range of activities, including one full enterprise day focussing on responsible consumerism, along with two days of life skills workshops including first… 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 »

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