Mr Stanlake

Active Advent 2019

As the festive period begins and we all start eating chocolate for breakfast (myself included) why not have a go at an advent calendar of a different kind. My Active Advent is something you will be doing in class with your teachers but why not have a go

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Mr Stanlake

Season Opener For Our Netballers!

Tuesday brought about the opening round of fixtures for our netball team. The children travelled to Mounts Bay Academy where they participate in the Penwith Schools High-5 netball league. The team consisted of a mixture of year 5 and 6 children, many of whom were playing for the

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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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Mr Stanlake

Penpol’s Netball Players Win Thriller!

Penpol’s netball team consisting of boys and girls from years 5 & 6, won 4-3 against Newlyn in a tightly contested match at Mounts Bay Academy. The team have been travelling to the venue fortnightly to play in the Penwith School’s High 5 league.   The format required the

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Mr Stanlake

Junior Wake ‘N Shake Taken Over By Dancing Santas!

With Christmas only a matter of days away, Christmas fever has well and truly taken over Penpol School. Both the infants and juniors have been performing a wake and shake routine every day for the last year, energising them for the day ahead. With a new routine every

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Mr Stanlake

Sport ‘Wrapped Up’ For Christmas

As the Autumn term comes to an end we can reflect on a wonderful term full of sporting success. Football The football team have enjoyed the most success over the term with some big results including 10-2 , 9-0 and 8-0 victories. They currently sit 3rd in the

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Mr Stanlake

Penpol Share 11 Goals In Extra-Time Defeat

The Penpol football team went crashing out of the County Cup at the quarterfinal stage but not without putting up a fight. The home team took the lead against the visiting Roskear through a goal secured by Jake, Class 13. However, Penpol were pegged back immediately before the

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Mr Pollard

Surfing’s on the Curriculum at Penpol

We are very fortunate at Penpol School to be situated by the sea next to three miles of glorious beaches and golden sand. In this area of outstand natural beauty, we have some of the best beaches in Cornwall offering fantastic surfing opportunities. Living next to the Atlantic,

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Mr Stanlake

Penpol Give Hockey A Go!

Nine of our budding hockey players made their way to Penzance Hockey Club on Wednesday to represent Penpol School in the Penwith District Hockey League. Motivated by the recent success of the England Ladies gold medal winning hockey team, the children took part in hopefully the first game

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Mr Stanlake

Penpol Progress To The Next Round

Penpol School 10 – 2 Parc Eglos The Penpol School football team got off to a flying start in this years cup competition. Putting their recent league defeat to local rivals Bodriggy behind them, the team put 10 goals past the visiting Parc Eglos team (Helston) in their

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