Last weekend Zara from Class 11 and Tess from Class 8 travelled to Cardiff to compete at the National Surf Lifesaving Competition. Both are members of Hayle Surf lifesaving club who they represented in the Welsh Capital. I loved the experience and enjoyed swimming in a 50 metre
‘Choral Speaking’ is working together as a team in order to ‘act out’ a poem using voices and sometimes actions. Class 7 have been working on ‘Oh, Oh The Story Man’ for several weeks, ensuring light and shade, good expression and diction as well as a change of
At the end of last term, a mysterious message appeared on the Penpol Times, along with a dozen hidden eggs! Nearly fifty children managed to hunt down all twelve eggs in order to unscramble the secret message contained within. Perhaps unsurprisingly, the secret message was actually ‘Happy Easter!’
This week Class 8 had an unexpected Computing Speed Challenge with the Lego WeDo 2.0 robots. Their task was to design, build and then code a moving robot which makes noises using just the Lego bricks. No sound effects allowed! To make this even harder, the children only
With the final term at Penpol School almost upon us, it’s the perfect time to reflect and evaluate on the year so far. All students here at Penpol have one hour a week of French, as well as the opportunity of attending after school language club on Thursdays.
For our topic of Weather Around The World, Class 8 have visited Australia. We found out about the climate there and studied some of the Aboriginal culture: Dream stories and artwork. Inspired by some of the pieces that we had studied, the children set about designing and drafting
As part of our five week Be Internet Legends program, the children have been learning about how to protect their personal information online by being on the look out for phishing attacks and spam in a module called Be Internet Alert. Using the excellent resources from Google, we’ve
The last three years have seen sell out performances at our annual Music In The Marquee concerts from Bradley Johnson, Little Chix and last years Yellow. I’m delighted to say that this summer we will be hosting our fourth concert in the Marquee, featuring a somewhat familiar face…