Mr Chislett

Motorsport UK award for Penpol Pupil

Last weekend one of our pupils achieved the accolade of “Best Rookie in Honda Cadet” at the Clay Pigeon Raceway competition.  This was his first race in MSA where only licensed drivers can take part. This is a fantastic achievement, well done.

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Mr Stanlake

Staff 4 – 3 Students

The much anticipated staff vs students football match did not disappoint. After a cagey first half, the game finished with a total of 7 goals, 8 less than last years affair. The staff were expecting a difficult challenge this year following the children successes over the season and

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Miss Ryan

Amelie Wins a Medal at a Gymnastics Competition

Amelie from class 4 came to school today with some very exciting news. She had taken part in a gymnastics competition at her local club in Penzance on Sunday and walked away with a medal! Amelie goes to Penzance gymnastics club and took part in a competition for

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Mr Stanlake

Penalty Heartbreak For Our Footballers

Some of our Year 5 and 6 children who form the Penpol School Football Team took part in the FA County Schools 7 aside tournament for the West of Cornwall on Friday. They performed remarkably well and were the talk of the tournament with their free flowing passing

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Mr Stanlake

Star Award For Star Surf-lifesaver

Many of our children are members of the hugely successful and popular Surf lifesaving club in Hayle, which is fantastic. However, Zara (Class 11) was awarded this shield for being the ‘Most Enthusiastic Girl.’ It is always a pleasure to see our children awarded for their sporting achievement,

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Miss Ryan

Class 4 are on the Move

Class 4 have been practicing some super skills in P.E. They have been finding out about different ways of moving and practicing how to roll, twist, climb, balance, jump and swing. Amelie and Oliver explain how to do the perfect forward roll… First of all you have to

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Mr Stanlake

Penpol Students Star At Hayle Tennis Finals Day

Sunday the 24th September brought around the much anticipated annual finals day at Hayle Tennis Club. Over the last year the school has rekindled its relationship with the tennis club by securing a whole school membership which allows teachers the use of the courts with their class. During

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Mr Stanlake

Staff Football Team 8 – 6 School Football Team

Thursday afternoon brought about the much anticipated Staff vs Football team football match and a fine end to the season it was. With both teams kitted, warmed up, mentally prepared and awaiting the whistle, kick off was delayed due to a freak thunder storm. The weather gods are

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Mr Stanlake

Year 5 Tackle Tag With The Cornish Pirates

Over recent weeks the Year 5 children have been braving all weather conditions to learn and improve their tag rugby skills under the watchful eyes of a professional coach from the Cornish Pirates. The children are midway through their 6 week block of weekly coaching sessions which will

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Mr Stanlake

Penpol’s Own Football Stars

Many of the children at Penpol School take part in activities and clubs outside of school. Some of our talented footballers who play for Hayle park Under 10’s have enjoyed lots of success over the last two seasons. Most recently at an invitational tournament in Newquay. The round-robin

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Mr Stanlake

Record Finish For Penpol’s Swimmers

This week saw a return of the Penwith School’s Swimming Gala at Penzance Leisure Centre. As a school we sent 31 swimmers who took part in individual events as well as relays. These events included front crawl, backstroke, breast stroke and even butterfly. Out of the 20 schools

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Miss Aspden

Class 1 and 2 Dear Zoo dance show.

Class 1 and 2 were amazing this week during their Dear Zoo dance show. Georgia was great at remembering the words to the Hakuna Matata and was confident to open the show with a solo. The lions from class 2 roared their way through the opening of the show

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Miss Ryan

Climbing the Himalayas

When Class 4 found out their Geography topic was ‘Around the World’, Austin had a great idea…   “My Dad does mountaineering and he has climbed the Himalayas. He can come in and tell you all about it if you like!”   Austin’s dad, Andrew, came in to

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Mr Stanlake

Year 6 Get County Hockey Coaching

The children in year 6 were very fortunate this week as their PE lesson was led by a visit Cornwall Hockey Coach. With the popularity of hockey on the rise following the Gold medal won by Team GB in Rio last year it was great to see the

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