01.12.2021

VIDEO: Mary Poppins Set Design Team Need Your Help

Penrice Academy’s Mary Poppins will be performing on the 22nd,23rd, and 24th of March. With assistance from Ms Morse, the set design team have been working on adapting the script in a real performance. The Media Team is going to be interviewing the Behind-the-Scenes teams throughout the year to show their involvement in the production,… Read more »

23.11.2021

Keanu [Year 8] Crowned Junior National Judo Champion

Penrice Academy student Keanu (Year 8) enjoyed a weekend to remember after winning Junior Under 50kg Gold at the BJC Open National Championships in Kettering on Sunday. Even more impressively, Keanu won all of his fights by Ippon; the judo equivalent of a knockout punch in boxing. Keanu’s memorable run to title glory was very… Read more »

12.11.2021

Author and Storyteller Katy Cawkwell visits Penrice Academy

Devon-based author and storyteller Katy Cawkwell visited Penrice Academy on Friday 12 November in order to lead workshops with the Year 7 and Year 10 students. Katy’s workshops are fast gaining a reputation amongst the school community and English teacher Mr Newton was keen to share Katy’s infectious enthusiasm for storytelling with Penrice students. Mr… Read more »

11.11.2021

Penrice Academy Remembers

On Thursday 11 November, Penrice Academy staff and students came together in the garden square for their annual Service of Remembrance. Students from all year groups and a variety of organisations – from Scouts and Guides to Army and Sea Cadets – paid their respects to service men and women lost in combat around the… Read more »

01.11.2021

Race Across the World 2021-22

We return to school after the half-term break full of optimism and excitement as we launch our latest extra-curricular initiative: Race Across the World. Students in Years 7, 8 and 9 will embark on an educational journey through Europe, South America and Africa respectively. Miss Garrod is on hand to explain more…  

15.10.2021

Students Shine at Open Events

Senior Penrice students have been busy showcasing the academy this side of half term as we opened our doors to welcome over 450 families for guided tours. Year 11 prefects acted as outstanding role models and tour guides during our two open evenings on Thursday 23 September 2021 and Tuesday 28 September 2021. The school… Read more »

24.09.2021

Sports Report – Week Beginning Monday 20 September

An excellent week of Sports Fixtures with Penrice students participating in Rugby, Netball and Hockey matches away at Truro School. There were boys playing Rugby in Year 7, 8 and 9. We also had girls playing Hockey in Years 7 and 8, plus students in Year 9, 10 and 11 playing Netball. The Year 8… Read more »

12.08.2021

GCSE Results 2021

There was excitement and tears of joy at Penrice Academy today as the Class of 2021 opened their GCSE results. National GCSE Exams were cancelled this academic year due to Covid-19 restrictions, meaning that this year’s results were based on a range of evidence collected by the school including mock exams and in class assessments,… Read more »

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 »

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