Mr Jones

Roman Week

Raucous Romans Year Four Enjoy Romans During December, year four children at Penpol school had a Roman Themed week. They did lots of activies like making and designing a Roman shield and film making. On Monday The children made and designed a Romanshield out of cardboard Lula age8 said

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Mr Woolcock

Bringing a little digital snow to Penpol

This week we’ve been having some Festive Fun with the iPads and our Computing lessons by spending time learning how to use the Green Screen tool in iMovie. The children have learnt how to use this great effect to create their own Snowglobe videos using this technique. You

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Mr Jones

Year Four History Homework Challenge!

In Year Four, the children have been learning about the Romans and their time in Britain. Whilst learning, about the Roman Army, the children were really interested in this aspect and as a result, last week, the children were set an optional homework challenge. The children were tasked

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Mr Jones

Gramm…..azing work in Year 3 and 4!

After the teachers in Lower Key Stage Two participated in an inspiring training session, Year Three and Four have been focussing on grammar this week. Each class have been doing fun grammar games and activities. In class eight, the children have been recapping word classes. The children needed

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Mrs Turner

Stars of the Week – 13th October 2017

Overall Infant Star of the Week Class 1 – Faith Our infant star of the week is Faith. Faith has done some amazing writing this week and I am really impressed with her letter formation. She is linking sounds to letters and has written some great news writing.

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Mr Stanlake

Penpol Students Star At Hayle Tennis Finals Day

Sunday the 24th September brought around the much anticipated annual finals day at Hayle Tennis Club. Over the last year the school has rekindled its relationship with the tennis club by securing a whole school membership which allows teachers the use of the courts with their class. During

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Mr Woolcock

3D Class Mascot Challenge

Last week our 3D design work started in earnest in the Junior Mac Suite.  To get the children learning all about the Tinkercad 3D design program they were set a challenge: to design the best class mascot to sit on their teacher’s desk. Everyone in Year 4, 5

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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 Stanlake

Year 5 Tackle Tag With The Cornish Pirates

Over recent weeks the Year 5 children have been braving all weather conditions to learn and improve their tag rugby skills under the watchful eyes of a professional coach from the Cornish Pirates. The children are midway through their 6 week block of weekly coaching sessions which will

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Mr Woolcock

Caio & Otis: Computing Stars of the Week

Key Stage 1: Caio (Class 2) Caio has had a really positive week in Computing, particularly when presented with new challenges.  This week we’ve really been focusing on using the keyboards to type sentences (not an easy skill when you’re used to seeing lower case letters which aren’t

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Miss Nidds

C’est magnifique! – Class 8’s Fashion Show

A little slice of France came to class 8 this week!  On Tuesday, Class 8 were very excited to invite the children and teachers from Class 3 to a very special fashion show performed entirely in French. Since Easter, the children have been busy preparing for their show

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Mr Woolcock

Class 9 are Making Music with GarageBand

Recently we’ve been looking at how we can use the computers to make music by using a program called GarageBand.  The children have only had one lesson on this fantastic program so far, but already they’re starting to make some great songs.  Class 9 had an exceptionally productive lesson in

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