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

Penpol Pupils extend Be Internet Legends with their own ideas

This half term we’ve been revisiting our learning on E-Safety and reminding ourselves how to stay safe online using the five sections of the Google Be Internet Legends scheme.  We’ve dived into each of these five areas, had some fascinating and honest conversations and we’ve managed to ensure

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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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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

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 Stanlake

Amazing Homework from Class 10

The children in Class 10 been very busy with lots of excellent work being produced. Many of the children have taken their love for learning home and created some magnificent pieces of homework varying from research into our South American topic to building tudor catapults. Casey has taken

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Mr Stanlake

Record Finish For Penpol’s Swimmers

This week saw a return of the Penwith School’s Swimming Gala at Penzance Leisure Centre. As a school we sent 31 swimmers who took part in individual events as well as relays. These events included front crawl, backstroke, breast stroke and even butterfly. Out of the 20 schools

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