27 January 2023

Priory+ Awards Assembly

During an assembly, we were pleased to announce that over 100 pupils had achieved their bronze Priory+ Award.

27 January 2023

Pupils are energised for Priory's battery recycling campaign

Priory pupils are certainly not running low on batteries!

16 January 2023

Year 7 Cookery Club - Mexican Quesadillas

After school last Thursday our Year 7 pupils were invited to the Food Technology room to make Mexican Quesadillas.

9 January 2023

Eco Committee Wants Your Batteries

Eco Committee has entered the school into Duracell's national competition, The Big Battery Hunt, to get you recycling batteries.

5 January 2023

Christmas Collections for Kindness

We asked for collections for disadvantaged people in our community and the Learning Centre was jam-packed with your kind donations!

4 January 2023

Year 7 Speak Out At Competition

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.

15 December 2022

Christmas in other cultures

We have approximately 15 – 20 different ethnicities at Priory. Mrs Qadri asked some of them how they celebrate Christmas.

14 December 2022

Priory's singers bring festive cheer to Penwortham

This week, Priory singers have spread Christmas cheer to residents at Longton Rest Home and Booth's Supermarket in Penwortham.

21 October 2022


What is Diwali and how will our pupils be celebrating...

15 September 2022

Introducing your 2022-23 prefect team

Priory’s new Prefects are ready for their new roles in school!

19 July 2022

Ukraine appeal update

Miss Beesley and Mrs Willis have delivered your generous donations for Ukraine at MCR Therapies, Fulwood.

18 July 2022

Year 8 girls lock pupils into the music room

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.

13 July 2022

Katie rises through the RAF ranks

Well done to our Year 10 pupil Katie who has risen through the ranks to become a Corporal in the RAF Air Cadets.

4 July 2022

Every day is a good day for books

The Priory library is fast proving to be the hub of the school with volunteers making sure it runs like clockwork.

22 June 2022

Priory recognises: Windrush Day

Today in school, we will recognise Windrush Day, a day celebrating our Caribbean community and their contributions to British society.

21 June 2022

Priory celebrates Windrush Day

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.

10 June 2022

Priory's Ukraine fundraising day

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.

7 June 2022

Peer Mentor Applications Now Open

It’s that time of year again when we ask Year 9 pupils to consider applying to become a peer mentor at Priory.

30 May 2022

Lochlan's Char

Year 9 pupil, Lochlan, used pedal power to raise money for the RSPCA.

27 May 2022

Priory Plants a Tree for the Jubilee

Priory are introducing 30 new trees to their award-winning grounds as part of the Queen’s Jubilee Tree Planting initiative.

26 May 2022

Prefect Applications Now Open

It’s that time of year again when we ask Year 10 pupils to consider applying for senior places at Penwortham Priory Academy.

23 May 2022

Wear Something Yellow or Blue for Ukraine - 27 May

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.

23 May 2022

Scarlett promotes deaf awareness with charity fundraiser success

Year 10 Scarlett has raised almost £90 in her school raffle and Year 9, Favour was the lucky winner of a giant Toblerone.

18 May 2022

Year 11: Where to next?

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.

16 May 2022

Mr Farron's Compost Corner - May Update

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...

25 April 2022

Collections for Ukraine Families

We are collecting items to be donated to the Ukraine Appeal.

25 April 2022

Year 9 Pupil Gets on His Bike for Charity

Year 9 pupil Lochlan will be using pedal power to raise money for his local RSPCA.

17 March 2022

Game Over on stage next week

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.’

17 December 2021

Priory's reverse advent calendar success

There has been a superb response following our reverse advent calendar campaign launched earlier this month.

8 December 2021

Priory's reverse advent calendar 2021

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.

29 October 2021

Martin Lewis Finance Education Text Book

Last night's show focussed on financial education for children and young people.

14 October 2021

Food bank collections

There will be a regular ongoing collection for the Penwortham Food Bank taking place from now on.

20 September 2021

Meet the new prefects

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.

16 July 2021

Mental health awareness week update

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.

11 June 2021

Meet Gary the gecko

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.

8 June 2021

Learning for Life - Darcy's Story

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.

8 June 2021

A breath of fresh air for Summer

Year 11 Summer has made use of lockdown by growing her hair for charity.

24 May 2021

Learning for Life - Scarlett's story

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.

24 May 2021

Priory gets its second defibrillator

This second defibrillator can be found fixed to the wall outside the Technology block, right next to our 3G pitch and sports field.

11 May 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week

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.

4 February 2021

Wellbeing Day - How Did it Go?

Last Wednesday saw the staff and pupils enjoy Penwortham Priory Academy’s first Wellbeing Day.

22 January 2021

Well-Being Day - 27 January

For one day only, we're temporarily suspending lessons to focus on our pupils' well-being.

7 January 2021

Leon becomes quizmaster for fact fundraiser

Pupils had fun in their Learning for Life session yesterday as they pledged to support Year 8 Leon with his fundraising.

17 December 2020

Reverse advent calendar donations

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.

15 December 2020

There's no stopping Year 8 Leon

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.

1 December 2020

Year 8 set up for equality and diversity

Priory’s Equality & Diversity Club was set up by Year 8 pupil India on a subject she feels passionately about.

14 September 2020

Learning for Life - What's it all about?

Learning for Life sessions are about skills you will use now and in the future.