Raising funds for Macmillan with amazing bakes!

Penrice Academy has a history of successful fundraising initiatives for global, national and local charities and this year kicked off with a baking spectacular to support Macmillan, organised by Year 9 student William Hoare. The hall was filled with customers eager to buy the cakes and biscuits on sale and spend time socialising with friends… Read more »


Exploring Self Image and Identity with Year 7

7DW carried out their Online Digital lesson in tutor time today. We were looking at Self Image and Identity as part of the lesson the students wrote  words on Post-it notes that they would use to describe their partner in the activity. We use the internet and social media every day. We check our phones,… Read more »


Parents – Learn about the Dangers for your Child from the Online World

Just one of the guides available for parents from the National Online Safety

Penrice Academy is committed to protecting our pupils online. The online world is posing an ever-increasing risk to children.  It is important that schools, parents and carers work together to take an active role in teaching children about online dangers and how to act safely when using the internet. We are delighted to announce that… Read more »


Hundreds came to “Find Your Future” at Penrice Academy’s Open Day

On Thursday 26th September 2019, we opened our doors to hundreds of children and parents for a Careers and Occupations themed Open Day and Evening, with the aim of raising aspirations of the next generation towards success in the future. The Theme, Find Your Future, came from reviewing the many students “experiences” that we offer… Read more »


Fabulous GCSE Results again this year

Our students have achieved amazing results in their GCSE’s this year. 75% of our students achieved Grade 4+ in English and Maths 197 achieved top grades of Grade 8 and Grade 9 70% are making better than expected progress – our Progress 8 score is +0.5, a significant improvement on  last year 37 Students have… Read more »


Welcome Day 2019

  We are excited about meeting out next Year 7 during our two Welcome Days on 3rd/4th July! The two days have been planned to give our new students a chance to get to know the school before the academic year begins in September.  They will have the opportunity to spend some time talking with… Read more »


More Athletics and Swimming Success for our Year 8 Athletes

Last Saturday saw young athletes from Penrice represent their schools in the County Championships. Champions from year 8 were Tineasha in 8ZG who won the long jump with a personal best matching jump of 4.29m!  Blake in 8EC was also successful and won the 1500m with a time of 4 minutes and 40 seconds and… Read more »


Penrice Celebrate Outstanding Athletics Achievement!

Boys team

We are proud to announce some fantastic Athletics success here at Penrice Academy.  On 4th June our teams took part in the English School Athletics Association (ESAA) Track and Field South West Regional finals at Exeter Arena. Both of our Junior Girls’, Junior Boys’  and Inter Boys’ teams were competing against some of the top… Read more »


Inspiring our students – Olympians visit Penrice

photo graph of Olympian and Rowing Club students

Two Former Olympic athletes visited our students at the end of last term.   Olympian Silver Medallist and World Championship Gold Medallist rower, Annie Vernon from North Cornwall (Polzeath) and Vernon Samuels, Triple Jumper Olympian from Bristol shared their success stories and the challenges they had to overcome.


Young People and Alcohol guides – available now!

Front page of Parent Guide for Young People and Alcohol advice

Guides related to Young People and Alcohol available to download now  We have two useful guides to understanding Young People and Alcohol that are available to download from our website.  The guides are produced by the Alcohol Education Trust and are tailored for the readers – one for Parents and Carers and one for Students/Young… Read more »

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