Mr Stanlake

Penpol Mini Marathon 2022

The sun shone brightly for our first Penpol Mini-Marathon for 3 years on Wednesday; with it came the flushed red faces, the gallons of water drank and the hundreds of smiling faces.It always is such a lovely afternoon and it was bettered this year to finally be able so

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Mr Stanlake

Year 6 Surf Club

On Tuesday, still weary from their London trip, some Year 6’s headed over to Gwithian for their first Surf Club session of the year. the sun was shining and the waves were perfect for smashing about and popping up. Surfing is a huge industry and for many part

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Mr Stanlake

Bright Lights and Big City Sights

This last week 44 of our Year 6 pupils boarded the coach and headed off on our big city adventure. An early 7 am departure began the 4 day-long residential trip to our nations capital; for many their first trip for a number of years therefore bringing more

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Mr Stanlake

Super Six Announcement

We have now proudly presented some of our pupils with Super Six status. Becoming a ‘Super Six’ is not simply about academic success but more so recognising excellent role models that demonstrate the shared values and ethos of the school. The first and second set of pupils have been

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Mr Stanlake

Sun, Sea and Surf for Year 6

Class 13 had the sun while Class 14 had the surf but both classes have now enjoyed their surf days with Global Boarders at Godrevy. Living where we do, we are fortunate to be situated only minutes from 3 miles of glorious golden sand. In this area of

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Mrs Pope

Platinum Picnic at Penpol

It was such a glorious sight to see the whole school on the field enjoying the sunshine and celebrating the Queens Jubilee. Every child had a smile, younger children danced and played with children from the older years and there was a real festival feel. It has been

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Mr Stanlake

Penpol Swim to Success

The swimmers from Penpol enjoyed success in the pool at the Penwith School’s Gala a fortnight ago. After a two year hiatus due to the pandemic it was wonderful to see a return to competitive swimming and boy did the children love it. Penpol topped the medal table

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Mr Pollard

An Inspiring Afternoon for Pupils at our Careers Fair

On Wednesday the 6th of April, Penpol held its second careers fair after the first, which was held back in 2019.  This year, over 30 different job sectors came into school to talk about their job and potentially inspire the next generation. There were a huge range of jobs

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Mrs Sukstiene

Penpol’s Sponsored Mile for Ukraine

Over the past few weeks, Penpol have been raising money for ShelterBox – a charity that are providing emergency shelter and resources to families who have lost their homes during the current war happening in Ukraine.   Before we embarked on our walks, we had a visitor from

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Mr Stanlake

Year 6 hit the heights at The Tide

Our current Year 6 pupils had their activity week curtailed last year due to the pandemic but finally had the chance to don the harnesses and head to The Tide. Thanks must go to Mr Pollard who put his hard work into organising this trip last year; he

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Mr Stanlake

Dance Fever hits Penpol!

Class 13 were the last in a long list of children to attend an introductory workshop at Hayle’s own Savvy Studios. Years 4, 5 and 6 have all had the opportunity to take part in two separate workshops; one lyrical and one contemporary. At Penpol we pride ourselves on

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Mr Stanlake

WAR DECLARED: All YEAR 6 children to be Evacuated!

81 years after thousands of children and young vulnerable adults were evacuated from cities across the country during WW2, our Year 6 children had a go themselves. To celebrate the end of our ‘Wartime Britain’ topic the children (and adults) dressed themselves in period clothing and lived the

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Mr Stanlake

Year 6 Netball Fever

On Thursday 23 children made the relatively short walk to Hayle Academy to take part in a coaching clinic with 4 Year 10 pupils from Hayle; 3 of which were ex-Penpol pupils. The Year 6 pupils performed admirably, showing many of our school values; respect, integrity and resilience.

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Mr Stanlake

Class 13 Visit Bodmin Keep

On taking a short break from studying WW2 within their topic of Wartime Britain, Class 13 moved their focus to WW1 and the commemoration of the Armistice. To help emerge themselves in to the lives of young soldiers we visited Cornwall’s military museum at Bodmin Keep. The children

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