Merging Trusts appoint new CEO

The Board of Directors and CEOs of Newquay Education Trust (NET) and Peninsula Learning Trust (PLT) are delighted to announce the appointment of a Chief Executive Officer for their new Trust, Cornwall Education Learning Trust (CELT). From September 2019, Lisa Mannall who currently works for the Department of Education as the Regional Schools Commissioner for… Read more »


Sue (HR Assistant)

Meet Sue – a former Merchant Navy Officer who splits her time at the Peninsula Learning Trust between HR and as a Higher Level Teaching Assistant at St Mewan Primary. Tell us a little bit about yourself My name’s Sue, I live in St Austell. I’m a mother of two boys. I am from Glasgow… Read more »


Miles (Senior IT Engineer)

Meet Miles – a former St Austell student and apprentice who is now Senior IT Engineer at Penrice Academy. Tell us a little bit about yourself I’m Miles, I live in Newquay right now and I’ve lived in Cornwall pretty much all my life. I went to St Mewan Primary school and then Penrice Academy… Read more »


Carclaze Share Christmas Spirit

Carclaze and the REAL Project Mrs Wood has exciting news from Year 4 at Carclaze Primary School. As part of their REAL project this term, the children in Year 4 have been answering the question “What is the Ultimate gift?” As you can imagine it was initially focussed on toys and computer games but, through lots of… Read more »


Primary Sports Festival

On Tuesday 26th September, Team PE at Penrice Academy hosted a mini Sports Festival for over 100 primary children from Years 4 and 5 from local primary schools. Children from St Mewan, Mount Charles, Carclaze, Fowey and Luxuylan primaries spent the day in the Sports Hall, on the AstroTurf and on the field, trying their… Read more »


Mevagissey and the Man Engine

On Monday 16th May, Penrice Academy welcomed Mevagissey Community Primary School for the first day of workshops around The Man Engine project. Penrice students and local primaries have been involved in The Man Engine from the start, drawing inspiration from the Project, which celebrates Cornish mining history. The theme of these workshops focussed on Cornish… Read more »


Making a Scene with Fowey

Year 9 Penrice students Rebecca, Ruby, Jade, Amelia and Evie worked hard in their spare time to complete a painted scene for Fowey Primary school alongside Art Trainee, Laura Kingdon. Laura explains: “Our instructions were to create a Mary Poppins style nursery. The team went about collaborating ideas and, after a few technical issues, we… Read more »


Animation at Carclaze!

Four Penrice Academy students from the iPad Genius Team visited Carclaze Primary School to work with Year 5 on an animation project. Josh, Ben, Morgan and Bryn from Year 9 offered help with filming, editing, and technical advice as the Year 5 students continued on their incredible original Christmas animation, titled sELFish. The movie was filmed… Read more »