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 6s bring their classrooms to life using Stop Motion

This week the Year 6’s have been exploring film making by looking at Stop Motion Animation.  Using the iPads and a huge amount of their own imagination, they have come up with some incredible short films which they have filmed and directed themselves. This is a showreel of

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Mr Pollard

Year 6 create super sock snowmen

Creativity has once again hit the Year 6 classrooms with wonderful sock snowmen being created. A huge range were created, from the conventional snowman to a polar bear and even Santa himself! The children planned how they wanted their particular snowman to look before using rice, elastic bands

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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 Pollard

Year 6 get creative for Christmas

Festivities have entered the classroom at Penpol, with Year 6 planning and creating their own festive hats. Some created hats with a festive theme, whilst others came up with their own idea. As well as this, the children have also been making their own tree decorations, making Christmas

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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

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 Pollard

Aidan races ahead with car design!

After an inspiring trip to see the BloodHound SSC in Newquay, Aidan from Class 14 took it upon himself to design his own supercar! He made it out of K’Nex, which is a plastic material which can click together to make structures and models, so the possibilities for

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