Mrs Ruffell

Year 2 celebrate the Christmas story in style

Classes and 5 and 6 took to the stage on 5th December to retell the traditional nativity story and there wasn’t a dry eye in the house. The children from both classes, worked extremely hard to learn the words to many songs and readings and also to know when they

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Mrs Ruffell

Green Fingers

The children in Class 6 have been very busy learning all about plants and the conditions they need to grow.To help with their understanding we teamed up with ‘Sow & Grow ‘ to help the children learn to love healthy food by growing some of their own in class.

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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

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

Tess H & Chloe: Computing Stars of the Week

Key Stage 1: Tess H (Class 6) Tess has had a fantastic couple of terms in Computing, but this week she really demonstrated her brilliant sense of determination and persistence as well as her keen eye for helping others.  She not only completed her own work to the

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Miss Nidds

Class 6’s Brilliant Moving Pictures

Children in class 6 had a very busy Spring term in DT in their ‘moving pictures’ topic.  Over the course of the term, each child designed and made many different types of moving pictures. These ranged from pop up Chinese new year cards, to making their own class

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Mrs Ruffell

Class 6 have been writing and following instructions

Class 6 have been playing games in the English lessons. Children in Class 6 have been learning all about instructions and how important it is to follow them in chronological order. The children were asked to design their own board games, write out a set of instructions and

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Miss Aspden

Class 5 visit St Michael’s Mount, Marazion

In connection with our Geography topic on Island Homes, Class 5 headed off on the minibuses to St. Michaels Mount. It was a beautiful sunny day and we were able to walk across the cobbled causeway to the island where we met our guides who led us up

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Mr Woolcock

Brodi & Jake: Computing Stars of the Week

Key Stage 1: Brodi (Class 6) Brodi has recently found a whole new sense of confidence using ICT.  He is now confidently writing code and making robots without help, which was something he felt unable to achieve just a few short weeks ago.  He is able to instruct

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Mr Woolcock

Reuben & Connor: Computing Stars of the Week

Key Stage 1: Reuben (Class 6) Reuben is incredibly interested in everything to do with technology, from creating code to finding facts online, Reuben is the person to ask if ever you need help.  Last week he explained, flawlessly, exactly what the internet is and how it works. 

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Mr Woolcock

Year 2 Program and Build Their Own Race Cars!

This week Classes 5 and 6 have been exploring the possibilities of building and controlling their own Lego creations with our new Lego WeDo 2.0 robotic packs. For their first session with this new technology the classes were challenged to build their own race cars, write the appropriate code

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Mr Woolcock

Icarus & Harry: Computing Stars of the Week

This half term we are launching our new award for excellence in Computing!  The winners of this hotly-contested award will get their own unique, 3D-Printed Computing Star medal to keep forever. Our first winners are… Key Stage 1 – Icarus (Class 5) Icarus wins the first Star of the Week award

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Mr Doyle

Penpol Stars of the Week – 27th January 2017

Overall Infant Star of the Week Class 6 – Corran Corran has been chosen because he always demonstrates a positive attitude towards his learning and never gives up trying. Corran has been working extremely hard in all areas of the curriculum and has recently demonstrated, through perseverance that

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