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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Mr Stanlake

A Busy Week In The Sporting Calendar

After an excellent sporting year, including back to back netball wins and an unbeaten start to the season for our football team, 2017 comes to an end. However, not before a final week of fixtures. 34 children pulled on the shirt last week and represented the school in

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Mr Woolcock

3D Decorations by Key Stage 2

This term every child in Key Stage 2 has made their own 3D printed winter decoration. To explain how they did it, we’ve created a short video for you to enjoy.   It’s been such a fun process helping each child design and make their decorations and Paul

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Mr Stanlake

School Council Set To Work

As we enter the second half term of the academic year, the school council have been elected and met for the first time. During this first meeting the children discussed the expectations of a school councillor as well as assigning themselves roles. Some slight changes to the structure this

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Mr Woolcock

What’s that noise coming from the Mac Suite?

Since the beginning of November I’ve been asked the same question time and time again: “What’s that noise coming from the Mac Suite, Mr Woolcock?” It’s a very valid question as there has indeed been a pretty irritating noise coming from the Mac Suite for the last few

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Mr Stanlake

Year 5 Celebrate Being Different!

In line with National Bullying Awareness week, our year 5 children have been paying particular attention to ‘What makes me, me?’ From discussing favourite fruits to individual interests, the children had a very good awareness of individuality and regularly display mutual respect for each others individuality. On Wednesday,

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Mr Stanlake

Penpol School- Champions of Cornwall!

Our talented football team travelled to St Austell to take part in the England Schools County Cup. After sealing their qualification with a final penalty defeat to Parc Egos only two weeks previous, the boys set their sights on the top prize. Drawn in a group with Carclaze,

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Mr Woolcock

Year 5 and 6 begin writing their own Websites

This week the Year 5s and 6s and begun to learn how to write and code their own websites using the programming languages HTML and CSS. We started out by looking at how a HTML page is structured using <> and </> tags and how we can then

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Mr Stanlake

Penalty Heartbreak For Our Footballers

Some of our Year 5 and 6 children who form the Penpol School Football Team took part in the FA County Schools 7 aside tournament for the West of Cornwall on Friday. They performed remarkably well and were the talk of the tournament with their free flowing passing

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Mr Stanlake

Industrial Inspiration for Year 5

Our Year 5 classes have been studying the Industrial Revolution over the last half term. They have looked in depth at inventor and inventions as well as it’s effect on the modern world. I’ve really enjoyed researching inventors because it shows how important the Cornish are! The children

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