16.05.2022

Boys’ Athletics Teams Clinch County Title

Athletics County Champions Cornwall 2022 Penrice

News coming in from the PE Department where both of our Boys’ Athletics teams were victorious against 17 other Cornish schools as they lifted the County Cup last week! As a result of both teams winning, we will be taking them to compete against the other county champions from across the southwest at Millfield School… 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 »

07.04.2022

Year 11 Conquer the 24-Hour Charity Challenge

13:30 The last dance!!! – Congratulations to Year 11 on completing the #24HourChallenge!!!! 🥳 🥳 Dancing, cycling and rowing, non-stop for 24 hours! ✔️ Over £3,000 raised in total for Young Lives vs Cancer, Kidney Care UK and The Brain Tumour Charity, all of which have close personal ties with students/staff at Penrice ❤  … Read more »

06.04.2022

Update – Kaydon (Year 11) Elected as Youth Parliament Representative

Update – Wednesday 6 April 2022 On Wednesday 6 April, Cllr James Mustoe visited Penrice Academy to meet Kaydon in person and congratulate him on being elected as a Member of Youth Parliament (MYP). The pair chatted for over half an hour, discussing Kaydon’s aims in Youth Parliament as well as tackling the key issue… 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 »

17.03.2022

SongFest 2022 – Pupils Take to the Stage at The Plymouth Pavilions

A musically-talented group of 15 students performed live on stage at the Plymouth Pavilions yesterday as part of SongFest 2022. The event was organised by Cornwall Music Education Hub and saw schools come together from across Cornwall and Devon to sing in one giant ensemble. SongFest took place across 6 locations – Penzance, Falmouth, Wadebridge,… Read more »

04.03.2022

Year 10 Compete in UK Space Agency ‘SatelLife2022 Challenge’

Over 100 Year 10 students took part in the SatelLife2022 Challenge today as they searched for new, innovative ways in which satellites could improve life on Earth. Promoted as a nationwide search for young space entrepreneurs, the competition is open to ages 11 – 22 and has a prize fund of up to £50,000 available… Read more »

17.02.2022

School Closure – Friday 18 February 2022

Dear Parents/Carers As I am sure you aware, a Red Weather Warning has been issued for tomorrow meaning that there is a danger to life from flying debris. The current forecast indicates that winds as strong as 83mph may occur in the St Austell area. As such, we have taken the decision that due to… Read more »

10.02.2022

Year 8 Girls’ Team Compete in FIRST® LEGO® League STEM Challenge

A team of Year 8 girls presented live to a panel of judges earlier this morning as part of their entry into the FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge. The FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge develops STEM learning in children aged 9-16, inspiring young people to develop their critical thinking, coding and design skills through hands-on STEM learning… Read more »

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