Mr Woolcock

Music in the Marquee 2019 – The Movie!

This year we had our fifth Music in the Marquee concert here at Penpol School, this year featuring the amazing Leanne Kyte as The Ariana Grande Experience.  As is fast becoming a tradition, we’ve made a very special short film of the evening to bring back all of

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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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Mr Doyle

Penpol Stars of the Week – 20th January 2017

Overall Infant Star of the Week Class 5 – Tilly Tilly has been chosen because she is always incredibly well behaved and hard working. In fact she is also a fantastic pupil who always trying her best in every subject. She listens well and will always join in

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Mr Woolcock

KS1 begin their Coding Challenge

This week Year 1 and Year 2 have all begun their adventure into the world of coding, using some fantastic online resources and lots of brain cells.  This marks the start of their journey into understanding how computers work, designing programs to run on them and developing a

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