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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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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Mrs Turner

Stars of the Week 10 November 2017

Infant Star of the Week Year 2 – Class 5 – Elsie Infant star of week is Elsie. Elsie is always enthusiastic in school, tries hard and works hard in all lessons. She is first to sit beautifully on the carpet, is polite and well behaved and a great

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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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Mr Stanlake

Star Award For Star Surf-lifesaver

Many of our children are members of the hugely successful and popular Surf lifesaving club in Hayle, which is fantastic. However, Zara (Class 11) was awarded this shield for being the ‘Most Enthusiastic Girl.’ It is always a pleasure to see our children awarded for their sporting achievement,

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Mrs Turner

Star of the Week 6th October 2017

Overall Infant Star of the Week Class 2 – Skye Overall infant star of the week is Skye (class 2). Skye is a fantastic member of class 2 who always has a smile on her face. She has been working incredibly hard with her sounds and reading and

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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 Stanlake

New year, new faces for Year 5

Year 5 has not only welcomed new children this September but also a new teacher with Mr Peck joining Mr Stanlake and starting work in Class 12. The children have begun to settle in and have slipped effortlessly back into the routine of school life impressing their teachers

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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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