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 Stanlake

Poppy’s Christmas card sent to No.10

In November, Poppy H in Year 5, entered the George Eustice MP Christmas Card competition. Many children from schools take part and the winning design becomes George Eustice MP’s Christmas card that he sends to his colleagues, including the Prime Minister Theresa May. Poppy’s design, although not the

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Mr Woolcock

Hour Of Code 2017: A Hero’s Journey

Penpol School have been taking part in the international Hour Of Code this week.  The idea behind the Hour of Code is simple, to get every child around the world spending an hour learning a little bit about computer science and programming.  This year there are over 514 million

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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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