Mr C Coyle-Chislett

secretary@penpol.cornwall.sch.uk

01736 753472

2 St George's Road, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 4AH

Penpol in the Press

Here at Penpol we strive to share our knowledge and expertise with both our pupils and the wider community around our school.  Sharing best practice is a driving force at Penpol and we’re delighted to have been recognised in both national and international media.  

Below you will find a selection of recent stories written about Penpol School.

"Thomas discovered Google's Be Internet Legends curriculum during computing class, and fell in love with characters and lessons about digital wellbeing. When his computing teacher emailed Parent Zone to tell us how much of a fan Thomas was, we got in touch to find out what he thought of the lesson plans, online game... and how it feels to be a Google-certified Internet Legend!"

Click here to read the article on the Parent Zone blog

"After taking part in a robotics session hosted by LEGO Education, Penpol School invested in several WeDo 2.0 science and computing sets to combine play and learning, enhance classroom teaching and capture pupils' attention..."

Click to read the article in Education Technology magazine

"Rural school’s use of edtech spearheads its innovative digital strategy and keeps standards in maths high..."

Click to read the article on the Mathletics website

"We saw your Hour of Code video and loved it! It was exactly the way we were hoping that the Dance Party tutorial  would engage students. We'd like to share it across all of our social media channels (along with a shout-out to you!)"

Click to read the post shared by Computer Science Education Week on behalf of Code.org

"Jacob Woolcock, computing teacher for Penpol Primary School in Cornwall, explains how the Be Internet Legends scheme of work is transforming his school’s approach to internet safety education – and making their pupils more confident online explorers..."

Click here to read the article on the Parent Zone blog

"This month Education Today speaks to Jacob Woolcock, a teacher at Penpol School in Hayle, Cornwall, about how using hands-on computing resources from LEGO Education has helped pupils to improve time management and resilience skills; vital when it comes to preparing them for success in their post-education careers..."

Click here to read the article in the Education Today magazine

"Teachers at Penpol Primary, a school in Cornwall using hands-on resources including LEGO Education’s WeDo 2.0 in their classrooms, said that they have seen improvements in everything from fine motor skills to time management..."

Click here to read the article on the TES website

The Penpol Times