News: Learning for Life
This week it's all about... Musicals
Your House needs you to spread a little kindness and make someone feel good today.
We're looking for local organisations and friends of the school from a wide range of careers to inspire the next generation.
This week it's all about... music legends
We were tremendously proud of our Head Prefects when they laid a wreath on behalf of the school during Penwortham's Remembrance service.
Over the coming weekend, many of our families will be celebrating Diwali.
This week it's all about... music from around the world
Head Prefect Lewis has all the right moves as the Ballroom and Latin dancer is competing at a high level.
The second lunchtime House event took place in the sports hall.
The Eco Committee has had a productive start to the new school year.
A big thank you to all staff and pupils who contributed to last half term's collection - it was the biggest collection we have had for a long time!
This week it's all about... the 1960s
This week it's all about... European Classical Tradition
Learning Support Assistant Mrs Whalley has raised £150 for a cause close to Priory, the Space Centre.
A small but enthusiastic group joined Mrs Cowell in the kitchen on Wednesday after school to celebrate British Egg Week by making egg fried rice.
Volunteering to help staff in school regularly is classed as work experience and can be particularly beneficial for pupils who are not yet old enough for paid work.
This week it's all about... the 1950s
This week it's all about... Rock Ballads
Thanks to the generous donations from pupils, parents and staff, the whole school got to enjoy some gorgeous treats whilst raising funds for MacMillan Cancer Support.
Ooh La La! Priory teachers were kitted out in French, Greek and German (and more!) attire for our celebration of European Day of Languages.
Alex, Lewis, Martha and Cameron commenced their duties with official photographs and are looking forward to welcoming prospective families at Priory's open evening on Thursday, 21 September from 4pm.
Priory's first Culture Day was celebrated with cultural dress, henna painting, a food market, music and after school cookery lessons.
Principal, Mr Eastham, has presented badges and certificates to pupils who have achieved their Priory+ Bronze 1 or Bronze 2 Award.
Olivia will have her two 'nanas' in her mind when she competes in the Preston Pretty Muddy 5k in June.
Priory pupil Taejun is helping to change the face of The Foxton Youth and Community Centre by leading on a £2m funding bid.
Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is one of the most sacred times for Muslims. Here's how Zishan and Yusuf are celebrating...
Many of our Hindu pupils will be celebrating Holi this week, also known as the Festival of Colours.
Priory pupils certainly knew how to have flipping fun when Pancake Day came along yesterday.
During an assembly, we were pleased to announce that over 100 pupils had achieved their bronze Priory+ Award.
Priory pupils are certainly not running low on batteries!
After school last Thursday our Year 7 pupils were invited to the Food Technology room to make Mexican Quesadillas.
Eco Committee has entered the school into Duracell's national competition, The Big Battery Hunt, to get you recycling batteries.
We asked for collections for disadvantaged people in our community and the Learning Centre was jam-packed with your kind donations!
Year 7 worked hard to write and deliver a speech on a topic that’s important to them. These speeches were then chosen to compete in the grand final at the end of the Autumn term.
We have approximately 15 – 20 different ethnicities at Priory. Mrs Qadri asked some of them how they celebrate Christmas.
This week, Priory singers have spread Christmas cheer to residents at Longton Rest Home and Booth's Supermarket in Penwortham.
What is Diwali and how will our pupils be celebrating...
Priory’s new Prefects are ready for their new roles in school!
Miss Beesley and Mrs Willis have delivered your generous donations for Ukraine at MCR Therapies, Fulwood.
The girls worked together to come up with an escape room challenge and tasked the rest of the year group and younger pupils to get their lateral thinking caps on.
Well done to our Year 10 pupil Katie who has risen through the ranks to become a Corporal in the RAF Air Cadets.
The Priory library is fast proving to be the hub of the school with volunteers making sure it runs like clockwork.
Today in school, we will recognise Windrush Day, a day celebrating our Caribbean community and their contributions to British society.
22 June marks Windrush Day. Since it was established in 2018, this day is aimed at celebrating our Caribbean community and their contributions to British society.
Just before we finished for half term we turned the school blue and yellow in support of families in Ukraine and here we have the lowdown of the day’s success.
It’s that time of year again when we ask Year 9 pupils to consider applying to become a peer mentor at Priory.
Year 9 pupil, Lochlan, used pedal power to raise money for the RSPCA.
Priory are introducing 30 new trees to their award-winning grounds as part of the Queen’s Jubilee Tree Planting initiative.
It’s that time of year again when we ask Year 10 pupils to consider applying for senior places at Penwortham Priory Academy.
On Friday 27 May, the last day of term, we are giving pupils the opportunity to wear something blue or yellow to support our Ukraine fundraising.
Year 10 Scarlett has raised almost £90 in her school raffle and Year 9, Favour was the lucky winner of a giant Toblerone.
From a photographer, to a translator, to an architect, to a police dog handler – that’s just four of the jobs our outstanding Year 11s are striving for.
Priory’s gardens are our pride and joy and award-winning gardener Mr Farron wants to let parents and pupils know what to expect each month as the landscape changes. Here's what's going on in May...
We are collecting items to be donated to the Ukraine Appeal.
Year 9 pupil Lochlan will be using pedal power to raise money for his local RSPCA.
Lead Teacher for Drama Miss Howell admitted it was important for pupils to try out a different type of theatre as well as send out a message – which is why she chose ‘Game Over.’
There has been a superb response following our reverse advent calendar campaign launched earlier this month.
This year we're supporting Penwortham Food Bank and the homeless. We also want to help local children by giving them decorated shoe boxes filled with goodies.
Last night's show focussed on financial education for children and young people.
There will be a regular ongoing collection for the Penwortham Food Bank taking place from now on.
Headteacher Mr Eastham had his official photograph taken with the new senior prefect team as they all promised to make Priory ‘an even better place' to learn.
Earlier on in the term we had a focus on mental health and promoted this year's theme of 'Back to Nature' in order to suggest ways in which our school community could use the nature around us to improve our own mental health.
A small group of Year 7 students shortlisted the name as part of their role in helping to care for the Science department's animals.
Recently, two of our pupils have approached us wanting to raise awareness of a medical condition that affects their every day lives. This week with met with Year 10 pupil, Darcy, to talk about diabetes.
Year 11 Summer has made use of lockdown by growing her hair for charity.
Recently, two of our pupils have approached us wanting to raise awareness of a medical condition that affects their every day lives. This week with met with Year 9 pupil, Scarlett.
This second defibrillator can be found fixed to the wall outside the Technology block, right next to our 3G pitch and sports field.
Mental Health Awareness Week is an annual event that recognises the importance of emotional wellbeing and is a great time to think about how we're feeling.
Last Wednesday saw the staff and pupils enjoy Penwortham Priory Academy’s first Wellbeing Day.
For one day only, we're temporarily suspending lessons to focus on our pupils' well-being.
Pupils had fun in their Learning for Life session yesterday as they pledged to support Year 8 Leon with his fundraising.
There was food, winter woollies, children's toys and Christmas chocolate treats a plenty - we were astounded by your support! Thank you to everyone who has donated to the appeal.
The Year 8 young carer is in the midst of fundraising for Handicapped Children's Action Group (HCAG), a charity that has recently supported his brother.
Priory’s Equality & Diversity Club was set up by Year 8 pupil India on a subject she feels passionately about.
Learning for Life sessions are about skills you will use now and in the future.