Mrs Riches

Reading Reaches New Heights

Another fantastic round of photos! It is brilliant to see so many new faces taking part in the Extreme Reading Challenge. Keep sending in your creative ways to read. The competition is heating up, winners will be announced on the 14th of December. Still plenty of time to

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Miss Aspden

À bientôt chère Michèle!

We were all very sad to say farewell to Michèle our amazing French teacher after 16 years of fun French lessons in all classes throughout the school. Michèle managed to encourage children to speak French with confidence by participating in relaxed games, songs, plays and even a fashion

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Miss Aspden

Learning is fun in Year 1

We started the year with an exciting class outing to the Hall for Cornwall in Truro. We were lucky enough to see the amazing story of the ‘Gruffalo’ by Julia Donaldson on the stage and joined in with some of the narration remembered from the book. I liked

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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 Woolcock

Celebrating European Day of Languages at Penpol

Today marks the European Day of Languages, a day to celebrate the 6000+ languages spoken around the world.  To mark the occasion at Penpol we’ve arranged a special non-uniform day where the children came to school dressed in the colours of their favourite flag. Even more excitingly, Mr

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Mr Emery

Languages lift off at Penpol

Language lessons at Penpol primary school are already underway as we begin the new academic year.  All classes have already enjoyed their first French lesson this year, with both Mr Emery and Michelle.  Every student has already demonstrated lots of enthusiasm and eagerness to take part, which are

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Mr Woolcock

Penpol’s Got Talent 2017

Last Thursday there was great excitement in the school marquee as the children awaited the arrival of our three very special judges for this years ‘Penpol’s Got Talent. This year the auditions were amazing with children from reception through to year 6 demonstrating that they had the ability

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Mr Woolcock

Announcing Music in the Marquee 2017

The last two years have seen sell out performances at our annual Music In The Marquee concerts from the brilliant Bradley Johnson and the fantastic Little Chix. I’m delighted to say that this July we’re going bigger and better than ever before, with an incredible four-piece band. For

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Mr Woolcock

Lily & Morgan: Computing Stars of the Week

Key Stage 1: Lily (Class 3) Lily always comes into Computing with a “can-do” attitude and a keen desire to learn.  Her confidence is exceptional and is always happy to help her friends if they get stuck.  She’s also keen to ask questions to extend her knowledge and

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Mr Woolcock

Connor & Taran: Computing Stars of the Week

Key Stage 1: Connor (Class 3) Connor is a star in Computing every week, but this week in particular he shone with the Google Expeditions day.  He had a fantastic time exploring the rainforest and outer space, but throughout the session he helped his friends around him and

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Mr Woolcock

Penpol Pupils go on a Virtual Reality Expedition with Google!

On Tuesday Penpol School had a very special visit from Google who had some exciting new technology to show off to the children. Google Expeditions is a new project designed to introduce primary school children to Virtual Reality in the classroom.  Mark from Google bought 60 Google Cardboard headsets to

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Mr Woolcock

Class 3 are ‘Fans’ of our Lego Robotics!

This week Class 3 had their first proper chance to explore and create using our new Lego WeDo 2.0 robotics sets.  Their challenge was to design and build a fan which could spin like a windmill.  Teamed up into groups of threes and fours, the class set about

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