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

Year 5 have been learning about the Ancient Greeks

This term both Year 5 classes have been learning about the Ancient Greeks.  As part of this learning they have built their very own Greek Temples using Keynote on computer and have created these gorgeous animations for you to enjoy. Each child took a different Greek figure and

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Mr Pollard

Yr 5 have an awesome time at Porthpean

The eagerly anticipated Y5 Penpol Camp took place last week at Porthpean and what an enjoyable trip it was! On the first day, the children (and the teachers) took part in climbing and archery before a feast of a tea – a delightful roast dinner. After a contented

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Mr Woolcock

Announcing Music in the Marquee 2019

The last four years have seen sell out performances at our annual Music In The Marquee concerts from Little Chix, Yellow and last year’s return performer Bradley Johnson. I’m delighted to say that this summer we will be hosting our fifth concert in the marquee, on Saturday 20th

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Mr Pollard

Penpol, it’s NASA calling!

This week, on Monday at 2pm our time (10am at the NASA space centre in America) Year 5 had the opportunity to Skype call with an actual NASA scientist (he even has the email address @NASA.com which Mr Pollard and Mr Wise were very impressed by). The children

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Admin

How can we Recognise Fake News?

‘Fake news’ is a huge topic at the moment and believable but untrue content online has become more and more commonplace.  Luckily, this week in our E-Safety lessons we are learning all about being Internet Alert, which means recognising what is real and what is fake, as well

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Mr Woolcock

What is our Online Persona?

We are spending this half term focusing on the internet and how we can keep ourselves safe whilst online.  Over the next six weeks we’ll be looking at online safety from a variety of different aspects, starting with looking at the information we choose to share online. We’re

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Mr Pollard

Freya ready to blast off!

Year 5 are currently preparing to make rockets in class, but one pupil has already got experience in this,creating a fantastic child-sized rocket, made by herself, her dad and her grandad! I really enjoyed making it, though I wasn’t pleased that ‘We love MCFC’ was written on the

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Mr Pollard

Friction investigations going on in Y5

Related to our science topic this term of space, both year 5 classes have created experiments using balloon power! Initially, the plan was to investigate whether a balloon with a larger straw (exhaust) attached to it would travel further than one with a smaller straw, though in the

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Mr Wise

Year 5 visit Hayle Academy for a STEM day

On Wednesday, Year 5 zipped up to Hayle Academy for a fantastic, fun filled STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) morning.  The children had an excellent morning learning how to cook, make solar powered cars, do advanced maths, science and art. As well as this being an opportunity

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Mr Emery

Year 5 Mission to Space

Aliens…do they actually exist? This is a question which has been at the forefront of space exploration since the first human was launched into Space in 1961.  This question is precisely what Year 5 are in the midst of learning about, having started reading ‘The Jamie Drake Equation’,

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