21 February 2024
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Year 10s introduced to volunteering

Priory welcomed Alison Coates of the Royal Voluntary Service to talk about the benefits of volunteering.

13 February 2024
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A great match for Year 10 girls football team

Mrs Bullock's player of the match went to Ruby for excellent communication and goalkeeping skills.

2 February 2024
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Year 10 girls smash Lancashire Cup first round

The girls showed great determination and resilience during the game and did Priory proud.

2 February 2024
Image of Key Stage 4 pupils visit Leyland Trucks for careers day

Key Stage 4 pupils visit Leyland Trucks for careers day

Pupils enjoyed a factory tour and received an overview of apprentice opportunities available at the company.

22 January 2024
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Second cohort of Year 10 qualify as peer mentors

The start of the new term has seen the second cohort of Year 10 pupils undertake their ASDAN short course to qualify as Peer Mentors.

22 January 2024
Image of Owzat for U15s cricket team finishing in second place

Owzat for U15s cricket team finishing in second place

The U15s girls cricket team competed in the South Ribble indoor cricket tournament at the South Ribble Tennis Centre.

21 December 2023
Image of Year 10 pupils qualify as peer mentors

Year 10 pupils qualify as peer mentors

The first cohort of Year 10 pupils have undertook their ASDAN short course to qualify as Peer Mentors.

11 December 2023
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A Christmas designed for Priory

Priory’s perfect Christmas Card design this year belongs to Year 10 Tilly who is keeping it in the family!

15 November 2023
Image of Year 10 pianist hits the top notes

Year 10 pianist hits the top notes

Talented Agnes is a Grade 7 pianist.

2 November 2023
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Anthony

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Anthony

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Anthony...

17 October 2023
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Louis is beating his drums with success

The Year 10 pupil has been playing the drums for around four or five years and has passed his Grade 4 exams. 

17 October 2023
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Emma is Hungary for dance

Year 10 Emma came to England two years ago from Hungary and wore her traditional dress to perform her dance to the whole school.

16 October 2023
Image of Louis is beating his drums to success

Louis is beating his drums to success

Year 10 Louis has been playing the drums for around four or five years and has passed his Grade 4 exams. 

4 October 2023
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Duke of Edinburgh Award at Priory

Humanities teacher Mrs Cauchi will lead the Duke of Edinburgh scheme in Priory now Mr Watters has retired. 

2 October 2023
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Ebony

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Ebony

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Ebony...

29 September 2023
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Key Stage 4 pupils meet the Army at careers day

A group of Year 10 & 11 pupils had the opportunity to attend a ‘Meet the Army Day’ at Holcombe Moor Training Camp, Bury.

18 September 2023
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Jolie

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Jolie

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Jolie...

18 September 2023
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Kira

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Kira

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Kira...

18 September 2023
Image of Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Ebony

Mrs Elliott's cool reader's club - Ebony

These are our reading stars put forward by their English teacher. We interview them about their current book, what they like reading and what they like to do when they’re not reading. Introducing Ebony...

19 July 2023
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Year 10 pupil takes a supporting role in sustainability event

Year 10 Henry has proved a perfect leader at the Sustainability Learning Conference held at Blackburn Rovers Football Club.

18 July 2023
Image of Priory pupils crack their way to win at LUSoM's Cyber Day

Priory pupils crack their way to win at LUSoM's Cyber Day

The Year 10 GCSE Computer Science took first plan in a cyber themed workshop/escape room event at Lancaster University School of Mathematics.

13 June 2023
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Priory's Anne Frank Trust ambassador meets Holocaust survivor

Priory pupil Jessica listened to the moving story of Holocaust survivor Anne Super as part of her Anne Frank Trust Ambassador role.

11 May 2023
Image of Year 10 Grace takes to the stage

Year 10 Grace takes to the stage

Grace will take to the stage with one of the lead role's as Lucy in St James' Players production of the CS Lewis classic 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.'

2 May 2023
Image of Year 10 Olivia is running for nana in aid of cancer charity

Year 10 Olivia is running for nana in aid of cancer charity

Olivia will have her two 'nanas' in her mind when she competes in the Preston Pretty Muddy 5k in June.

2 May 2023
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Year 10 pupil is engineering his own future

A Year 10 pupil has used his engineering knowledge to build a trike from scratch.

27 April 2023
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Year 10 experience the world of work

Priory’s Year 10 pupils have been finding out if their work experience could turn into their careers of the future!

19 January 2023
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Year 10 are building bridges in Engineering

During their Level 2 Engineering course, Year 10 pupils experience a range of mini-practicals, which run alongside the theory content of the NCFE qualification.

14 November 2022
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Pupils Speak Out at Regional Competition

Three Priory Year 10 pupils will take to the stage as part of an annual Rotary Club Speaking Competition.

13 July 2022
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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.

12 July 2022
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Year 10 pupils' world at work

Priory’s Year 10 pupils proved so popular in their work experience roles that many employers extended their stays.

11 July 2022
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Year 10 Has Taekwondo Olympic Ambition

Year 10 Dylan has collect the coveted 3rd Dan grading at the GB Taekwondo Training Centre in Manchester.

9 June 2022
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English Literature set text

In the new academic year, Year 10 pupils will study Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol and Shakespeare’s Macbeth.

9 June 2022
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LUSoM deliver lesson to top set Maths

Students in Year 10 had an opportunity to try advanced mathematics when LUSoM visited to deliver a lesson.

9 June 2022
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Year 10 Rounders Tournament at Priory

This was the second rounders tournament of the season, with five South Ribble Teams attending the Year 10 event held here at Priory.

26 May 2022
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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
Image of Scarlett promotes deaf awareness with charity fundraiser success

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.

16 May 2022
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Our very own rising star: Aimee

Year 10 Aimee has been working hard to get into the performing arts industry and has finally made her break.

16 May 2022
Image of Hats off to BTEC Performing Arts pupils

Hats off to BTEC Performing Arts pupils

Students have been completing Component 3 in BTEC Performing Arts and a number of students have been taking up the opportunity to become designers.

28 March 2022
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Drama pupils put a stage in a box

Year 10 Performing Arts students were excited to get their hands on the Drama department's new resource.

25 March 2022
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Mothers' Day Cookery Club

Mrs Cowell invited Year 9 & 10 pupils to join her for a Creative Cookery workshop where they baked cakes for Mother's Day.

23 March 2022
Image of Year 10 Languages class get a taste of royalty in Food Tech

Year 10 Languages class get a taste of royalty in Food Tech

Year 10 have been baking 'Galette des Rois' as they begin their next topic of Festivals and Celebrations as part of their GCSE French course. 

2 March 2022
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GCSE PE & Sport head to Edge Hill University

This week, Priory's PE pupils were invited to a sports event at Edge Hill University. 

9 February 2022
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Year 10 get thinking about RE

Mrs Ham is getting pupils to think in her GCSE Religious Education classes. 

3 February 2022
Image of Through the key hole... Year 10 Languages

Through the key hole... Year 10 Languages

This week in French, Year 10 discussed the positive and negatives of the internet.

17 November 2021
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Science classes turn green!

Miss Nouraghaeii's Year 8 and 10 science classes have become Supersized Climate Heroes and have been awarded a Blue Peter Climate Heroes green badge!

21 October 2021
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Full STEM ahead for Priory's girls

CSI came to Priory as the pupils designed a photofit and admitted it was tricky even with it being someone they knew! 

19 October 2021
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Maths is everywhere

Year 10 pupils attend 'Maths All Around Us' presentation on Applied Maths and Core Maths A-Level.

19 July 2021
Image of All in good time for Year 10 runner Ben

All in good time for Year 10 runner Ben

Athlete Ben has used lockdown to improve his running skills.

15 June 2021
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Welcome back to the English department, Year 10

We have been delighted to welcome our Year 10 cohort into their new bubble area which includes the English department.